News and noteworthy happenings in the Pineywoods of East Texas.

Drought Increases Texas Black Bear Concerns

Drought Increases Texas Black Bear Concerns

Rural Residents, Hunters Advised to Be Bear Aware

Wildlife biologists are advising hunters, ranchers and rural residents that black bears appear to be roaming longer distances and may approach people or houses in search of food and water because of the drought.

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Space Shuttle Columbia Debris Surfaces At Lake Nacogdoches

Nacogdoches- Most East Texans remember the morning of February 1, 2003. That morning began with a fierce explosion that shook the Pineywoods as Space Shutte Columbia broke apart while reentering earth’s atmosphere. Thursday the last American Space Shuttle mission will end, bringing an end to a three-decade era of space … Read More

Texas Early Migratory Seasons Set for Dove, Teal and Canada Geese

Texas Early Migratory Seasons Set for Dove, Teal and Canada Geese

July 27, 2011– The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service SRC (Service Regulation Committee) has approved the 2011-2012 Texas early migratory game bird seasons, including a 70-day season and 15-bird daily bag statewide for dove, a 16-day early season … Read More