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Whooping Cranes Migration to Texas Underway

Endangered whooping cranes have begun their annual 2,400-mile fall migration from Wood Buffalo National Park in northern Canada to southern Texas. As the rare birds approach the Lone Star State, a citizen science initiative is inviting Texas residents and visitors … Continue reading

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Eyes on Texas

With 267,000 square miles of amazing opportunities and unforgettable destinations, an RV visit to Texas is always exciting. Our Texas RV Travel Bucket List continues. Big Bend National Park If it’s solitude you seek, you’ll find it here. Besides serving … Continue reading

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50 Things To See or Do See in Your RV Before You Die

You might have read it or flipped through it or seen it on a shelf and thought, “I should pick that up.” It’s the national bestseller, “1,000 Places to See Before You Die.” The list, which includes everything from Asian … Continue reading

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Endangered Whooping Cranes Winding Down Unusual Year

It’s been an unusual year for whooping cranes in Texas and the endangered species’ spring migration is the latest example. Researchers report several whooping crane families initiated their spring migration nearly a month earlier than usual, with some birds having … Continue reading

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Five Things You Need to Know Today: January 20

Since I like things to come in fives (and tens), here are five things YOU need to know TODAY! 1. Virginia State Parks Set Overnight Visitation Record Virginia State Parks celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2011with contests, special events, and … Continue reading

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Feds Petitioned to Regulate Wind Industry

American Bird Conservancy (ABC), the nation’s leading bird conservation organization, formally petitioned the U.S. Department of the Interior to protect millions of birds from the negative impacts of wind energy by developing regulations that will safeguard wildlife and reward responsible … Continue reading

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Five Things You Need to Know Today: January 6

Since I like things to come in fives (and tens), here are five things YOU need to know TODAY! 1. First RV Caravan into Mexico Reports No Problems The wagonmaster for the first RV caravan into Mexico this winter said there … Continue reading

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Whooping Cranes Wintering in North Carolina

Biologists recently confirmed the presence of a pair of whooping cranes outside Hayesville, marking the first time the birds have been documented wintering in far-western North Carolina, reports Blue Ridge Now. Whooping cranes are one of the rarest species in … Continue reading

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Whooping Crane Arrival at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge

Most of the estimated 300 whooping cranes of the Aransas-Wood Buffalo population have now arrived on the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge on the Texas coast, the Whooping Crane Conservation Association (WCCA) reports. The whoopers began arriving on the Texas Coastal … Continue reading

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Louisiana Receives Second Group of Whooping Cranes

A second group of juvenile whooping cranes was delivered December 1 to White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area (WCA) in Gueydan as part of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) species’ restoration project. “Our biologists will continue their work … Continue reading

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