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.

Want to help? Donate to TPWD employees affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Episode 15: Ben Masters

Ben Masters looks at Texas landscape

Head out to the mountains of West Texas as wildlife filmmaker Ben Masters talks about the struggles of filming bighorn sheep, along with the history of this amazing animal with expert Mark Garret.

The desert bighorn was completely extirpated from Texas by the early 1960’s, learn all about the species and what conservationist have done to restore them back to the Trans-Pecos in this month’s podcast.

Episode 14: Bracken Cave

Episode 14: Bracken Cave

This month we headed out to Bracken Cave, the largest bat colony in the world, to see what its like watching 20 million bats take flight.

Listen in as we discuss all things bats with Fran Hutchins, the director of Bracken Cave Preserve, and Jonah Evans the Mammologist for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

Episode 13: Hiking across Texas

Podcast Episode 13: Hiking across Texas

A few years back, Dave Roberts decided to retire and enjoy more of the natural world around him. So he took a hike. And then another. And, then, in his early 70s, he decided to literally hike across Texas.

Listen to the Texas Parks and Wildlife podcast and enjoy the journey.

Episode 12: Texas Game Wardens- Water Safety Patrol

Podcast Episode 12: Texas Game Wardens- Water Safety Patrol

This month, we’re riding along with Texas Game Wardens on one of the busiest lakes in Texas on a holiday weekend. Take a sometimes wild ride with us as we tag along while Texas game wardens keep us all safe on the water.