Life by the Bay: Goose Island State Park

Lapping water and Gulf breezes: We must be on the coast! Bounded by the waters of the St. Charles, Copano, and Aransas bays, 314-acre Goose Island State Park is a coastal delight. Visitors to the Island engage in a variety of activities, including camping, birding, fishing, boating, water sports, picnicking, hiking, photography, geocaching, and wildlife observation. […]

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Christmas 2015 Message from Vogel Talks RVing

Joshua Tree National Park, California © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! It’s Christmas week, the most wonderful time of the year. Merry Christmas fellow RVers, campers, snowbirds and Winter Texans, wanna-bes, birders, photographers, hikers, and everyone who loves the great out-of-doors…and all readers! Thank you for your readership this past year! Best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a safe and […]

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Wings of Spring: South Padre Island Nature and Birding Center (SPI BNC)

Padre Island is a gorgeous island off the southern coast of Texas, the largest of the Texas barrier islands and the longest barrier island in the world. Padre Island is made up of North Padre Island, which is 26 miles long and runs south from Corpus Christi’s south jetty to the Padre Island National Seashore. Padre Island National Seashore then […]

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Birds of a Feather: Harlingen Arroyo Colorado World Birding Center

Gateway to the entire World Birding Center (WBC) network of nine sites, Harlingen Arroyo Colorado World Birding Center is close to the U.S. 77/U.S. 83 Expressway and the Valley International Airport, but remains a quiet wooded retreat from the hustle of urban life. Harlingen Arroyo Colorado is unique in that it is the only WBC […]

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