Category Archives: Texas Wildlife

West Fest and Cabrito Cook-Off, Marathon Texas

For those longing for another goat cook-off, after the big Goat Cook-Off in Brady, Texas over Labor Day Weekend the Cabrito (goat) Cook-Off is coming up in Marathon, Texas. Mark your calendar, the dates are Saturday, September 17th and Sunday … Continue reading

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Bastrop State Park Wildfire Update

The following is a news brief dated September 8th, 2011 from Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. Texas Parks and Wildlife fire-fighting personnel were continuing with clean up work at Bastrop State Park Thursday, having saved almost all the historic Depression-era … Continue reading

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Bastrop County Texas Wildfires Update

As of Thursday morning, September 8th 2011, the wildfires in Bastrop County, Texas are 30% contained. 1,400 homes have been lost, approximately double the number authorities had originally estimated. Two deaths have been attributed to the fires. There is no … Continue reading

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Texas Wildfires in the Texas State Parks

The devastating wildfires in Texas burned through Bastrop State Park, just 30 miles southeast of Austin, leaving only 100 of the 6,000 acres in the state park untouched. Bastrop State Park is known for it’s Lost Pines habitat, an isolated … Continue reading

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Birding at the South Llano River State Park

South Llano River State Park is a bird watcher’s paradise.  As you drive along the entrance road into the park you will pass the first of many bird viewing blinds that are scattered throughout the park. All of the bird … Continue reading

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