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TPWD News Release — March 21, 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 the week March 21-25, a persistent plant, with roots from South America, is sprouting up in Texas waters. We’ll get into the spirit of spring with one of the most recognizable birds of the season–blue birds. We’ll meet a woman whose affection for blue birds brings happiness wherever she goes. Plus, the room and board is so nice at one state park, bluebirds keep coming back year after year.

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 March 20-27, like father, like son? Arthur McCall is a Texas game warden stationed in Pleasanton. His son Michael is a game warden in the Fort Worth area. Not only do these two share the same line of work, they even have the same hobby; painting what they see in the Texas outdoors. Also this week, learn about the long history of the Battleship TEXAS; propane is the campers’ fuel of choice; kids and teachers create wildscapes at their school; and prairie chickens boom and strut.

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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