Episode 25: Adrian Sabom & Xochitl Rodriguez

Episode 24: Adrian Sabom & Xochitl Rodriguez

Growing up immersed in outdoor experiences can have a profound experience on how you choose to parent your children. For two women of diverse backgrounds from opposite ends of Texas, their love of nature and the outdoors permeates every aspect of how they are raising their children.

Listen in on a conversation with Adrian Sabom and Xochitl Rodriquez in our latest podcast.

Episode 24: Rocket Buster Boots

Episode 24: Rocket Buster Boots

Rocket Buster Handmade Boots has garnered an international following for their intricately designed and made boots. Rocket Buster’s creation story is as interesting as the Texas couple who are behind the quirky brand.

In our latest podcast, meet Nevena Christi and Marty Snortum, and find out why this El Paso brand is such a sensation.

Episode 23: Megan & Thomas Flemons

Episode 23: Megan & Thomas Flemons

Diablo Paddlesports is a Texas born and bred company that operates out of a warehouse in Maxwell, Texas, near San Marcos. Their signature product was the brainchild of Thomas Flemons. Now he and his wife Megan run the small but thriving company.

Find out what it’s like behind the scenes at Diablo Paddlesports in our latest podcast.

Episode 22: James Moody & Dave Mead

Episode 22: James Moody & Dave Mead

James Moody and Dave Mead have collaborated on creative projects for years. This year, they are working together on “We Will Not Be Tamed,” a campaign that calls us to appreciate the wildness of Texas, the vastness of our Texas spirit and why we should be inspired to conserve it. They’re also working together to launch Rambler, a new sparkling water that will benefit the wild things and wild places of Texas.

Find out more in our latest podcast.

Episode 21: EPIC

Episode 21: EPIC

When Taylor Collins and Katie Forrest turned their vegan diet on its head and began eating naturally sourced meat, their health improved immensely. Because they couldn’t find one on the market, they created a meat-based protein bar, and within a year, their product could be found across the country. Now they are practicing what they preach about healthy land management practices on a ranch outside Fredericksburg.

It’s an EPIC story!

Episode 20: Franklin Mountains Untamed

Episode 20: Franklin Mountains Untamed

Matt Morris, Xochitl Rodriguez and Jay Kleberg have spent a lot of time in the rugged beauty of the Franklin Mountains. The mountains have nurtured them and healed them. For all three, it is a place for recreation and inspiration. Find out why in this month’s podcast.

Episode 19: JT Van Zandt & Alvin Dedeaux

Episode 19: J.T. Van Zandt and Alvin Dedeaux

Fly-fishing guides and friends, JT Van Zandt and Alvin Dedeaux, sit down with TPWF in our latest podcast to share how fly fishing on the Texas coast and in the waters of central Texas inspires their love of and commitment to nature.

Episode 18: Phil Lamb & Tyler Sharp

Episode #18: Tyler Sharp & Phil Lamb

There’s new energy around reviving and sustaining the hunting heritage in the U.S. On the national front, the Modern Huntsman is taking a stand to restore the perception of hunting in America. The founders of this effort are right here in Texas, including editor-in-chief Tyler Sharp.
Phil Lamb is one of the young leaders whose passion for conservation is helping to fuel the growth of Stewards of the Wild, Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation’s young professionals organization.

Listen in to this month’s podcast and be inspired by Tyler Sharp and Phil Lamb.

Episode 17: State of Conservation Dinner

Episode #17: State of Conservation Dinner

Zoos play a critical role in species conservation. So do conservation foundations and private citizens.

Listen in on this month’s podcast as TPWF Executive Director, Anne Brown, Dallas Zoo’s Harrison Edell and Joe Crafton with Park Cities Quail discuss State of Conservation in Texas today.

Episode 16: Rockport


Cities around Texas still have plenty of work to be done in the aftermath of Harvey.

This month we sit down with three game wardens and a local boat guide to hear what it was like to be on the front lines of hurricane Harvey rescues.

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