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June 6, 2005

Stay Tuned

Information from Texas Parks and Wildlife is available on radio and television, as well as the newsstand.

Radio

Passport to Texas, TPWD’s radio series of weekday, 90-second stories, is broadcast on more than 100 Texas stations. Airing June 6-10, are native turtles feeling a bit shell-shocked? We’ll talk to biologist Andy Price about a new survey hoping to find out where they've been hiding. Plus, we’ll take you to Copper Breaks State Park to learn about one of the fastest growing nighttime extreme sports.

For more information, visit the Web.

Video News

TPWD provides video news reports that run in newscasts on numerous Texas stations, as well as on cable and satellite outlets around the nation.

For more information, go to the Web.

Television

Texas Parks & Wildlife” is a weekly half-hour television series seen on PBS affiliates around the state. Airing June 5-12, showing kids how hunting and conservation go hand-in-hand are important to the future of hunting. Volunteers, like Education Director Steve Hall and Sheldon Lake State Park’s Robert Comstock, play a vital role in teaching young Texans about the responsibilities of hunters in the protection of the state’s resources. Dean Pasold and Diana Kirby take us on a tour of the luxurious Fulton Mansion State Historic Site. Need to know how clean and store the fish you’ve just caught? Fish and wildlife technician Angie Sunley shows you how. Catching exotic bird smugglers along the border requires the cooperation of state and federal agencies, as well as people in the pet trade. And finally, enjoy the sights and sounds of some of Texas’ wonderful waterfalls.

For more information about this week’s programs and where they can be viewed, visit the Web.

Magazine

Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine is always available on newsstands throughout the state and by subscription for $19.95 a year. To subscribe, call (800) 937-9393 or order online.

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