Jacksonville, Texas- Have you ever thought of paddling down the Neches River? Here is your opportunity. The public is invited to help launch the new Cherokee Neches Paddling Trail at a Launch Event Saturday, March 21, 2015!
Hitchhiker Stopped at Local Gas Station
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ATHENS—Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Inland Fisheries biologist Robert J. Mauk of Wichita Falls tells how a routine refueling stop at a gas station turned into something quite out of the ordinary.
Historic Drought & Record Breaking Temperatures Loom Over East Texas
East Texas- The great drought of 2010 reared its ugly head and has stuck around in East Texas for nearly a year. The drought has spread across the Lone Star State, burning and choking much of Texas. Texans are facing the second worse drought recorded in the State’s history. The worst drought on record occurred in 1950 and lasted seven years, forever changing the state.
The level of alarm is beginning to rise in the Pineywoods, where historically secure water sources are low and where many streams have run dry for the first time that anyone can recall. Today, nearly 90 percent of Texas is in the two most extreme stages of drought.
Seasonal and Restrictive Waterways of East Texas MY ETX has compiled a list of sections of rivers, streams, and bayous in East Texas which have been found to contain an insufficient flow of water for recreational use under normal conditions, or for various reasons could not be classified as a major waterway, and would be restricted…
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