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Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine is committed to providing our readers with informative and timely stories and news that feature the animals, people and land that make Texas so unique. While we all weather our current national crisis, some aspects of our customer and subscription services may not be up to our usual standards. We apologize in advance for any delays you may encounter in receiving your subscription, locating newsstand copies of our magazine, ordering back issues or making changes to your account. Editorial staff will assist you as quickly as possible while we telework from various locations throughout the state.

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Photos shot for the May issue

Summer's just around the corner, bringing us more freedom to get out and enjoy all the nautral wonders of Texas. Load up on inspiration here and get ready for fun in the sun.

Bird City, Tx

Where birds thrive, people prosper.

Imagine your community in 20 years — what do you see?

You might envision some unpleasant images: increased development, less water, fewer native species.

While that seems to be the current path for many of our cities and towns, perhaps the future could look brighter if we designed our communities for the benefit of both people and wildlife.

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Hot Crappie Lakes

Sssh! Don't tell anyone else where they're hiding....

Pronounce this popular anglers' quarry incorrectly (it;s KROP-ee) and you may get the wrong idea about crappie. Tasty and tenacious, this panfish is plentiful around the state. Anglers say they live for the thump of a crappie on the line.

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Two Feet On The Water

Touring Possum Kingdom on a stand-up paddleboard.

I stand on a fishing pier and survey the blue waters of Possum Kingdom Lake in North Texas. It is a sprawling, picturesque 16,716-acre body of water, nestled along the canyons and limestone bluffs of Palo Pinto County. I plan to spend the next three days touring and exploring those covers atop a stand-up paddleboard (SUP).

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Keep Texas Wild

It's not just for kids. If you like nature-related topics in an easy-to-read format, you can find three years of our popular Keep Texas Wild issues and the teacher resources to go along with them.

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