Why Did the Turtle Cross the Road?
East Texas- Why did the turtle cross the road? Most likely because he had to! It’s that time of year again, when we begin to see turtles on roadways. Turtles are mostly seen crossing roads between April and October. In the spring, male turtles are looking for females and territory to claim, while females are looking for places to nest. During the late summer and fall, hatchling turtles are digging up from nests, looking for water, and later on males and females are heading to places to hibernate.
Resolve to Tread Texas State Park Trails in 2014
AUSTIN – Vow to battle the post-holiday letdown and shed those unwanted pounds by pounding a Texas State Park trail, beginning Jan. 1, at more than 60 organized First Day Hikes that will kick off the New Year as part of a growing nationwide tradition. Remember, too, that most Texas state parks host hiking events of various lengths and degrees of difficulty throughout the year.
Outdoor Fools Day Offers Food, Fun and Outdoor Activities
ATHENS—Life’s better outside, especially during springtime in Texas. And nowhere will it be better on April 7 than at Outdoor Fools Day at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC).