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TPWD News Release — May 24, 2004

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 about 100 Texas stations. Airing the week of May 24-28, the most expensive six-pack of beer could be the one in your boat; and while children might be vocal about several things, they can’t tell you when they are drowning.

For more information, visit the Web (http://www.passporttotexas.org/).

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. This month’s stories include: archeologists and volunteers are finding new artifacts at San Jacinto Battleground; the third annual crab trap cleanup; nesting bald eagles who built their next to a highway are becoming a tourist attraction; and all about avoiding tick-borne diseases.

Television

"Texas Parks & Wildlife" is a weekly half-hour television series seen on PBS affiliates around the state. The episode that airs the week of May 23-30 includes: injured animals at a Houston mall; Goliad State Park; fly-rod casting; wardens on the water in Central Texas; and the world through a water drop.

For more information about this week’s programs and where they can be viewed, visit the Web (http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/tv).

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 (http://www.tpwmagazine.com/).

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