Accessing the Angelina River in Texas

8:38 pm Mar. 16, 2017

The Angelina was the last of the larger Texas rivers traced during our 10-year program to follow 50 of them from their sources to their mouths, or vice versa. Actually, it was also the last river

Crawling along Big Cypress Bayou in Texas

7:10 pm Mar. 16, 2017

Big Cypress Bayou is perhaps best known these days as the source of scenic Caddo Lake, often called the only natural lake in Texas. Yet, as the displays on the walls of Caddo Lake State Park demonstrate, its

Austinite wins national butterfly photo contest

7:39 pm Nov. 27, 2016

A dainty picture of a butterfly netted $500 for Austin’s Julie Shaw, who says she will buy another camera lens for herself, or maybe a camera for her husband with her winnings.

“He is not really