• Mar 21 Texans Help the Little Guy

    Texans Help the Little Guy

    posted by: Susan Tiholiz 0 Comments

    Texans step up when they're needed. Though we Texans have had lots of cold and rainy weather lately, Spring is here and bird migration from South and Central America is definitely under way. The birds' flight across the Gulf of Mexico is 600 miles and takes about 18 hours. Good-quality habitat...

  • Feb 15 Texas Oil, Texas Gas, Texas Triumph

    Texas Oil, Texas Gas, Texas Triumph

    posted by: Susan Tiholiz 0 Comments

    What recession? Texas has achieved the fastest economic recovery in America — a victory we Texans owe largely to our trusted pals, Oil and Gas. High oil prices, new extraction techniques, new technologies, and the general energy industry have spurred many Americans, as well as native Texan...

  • Nov 13 Our Kids Deserve Better Schools

    Our Kids Deserve Better Schools

    posted by: TXGIR Staff 0 Comments

    In Texas, we're trying hard to get education right. It's not easy in a state that's as big and as diverse as ours. We recognize that kids deserve better schools, in Texas and in many other states. While there is no one-size-fits-all solution to improving our education system, there are many good i...

  • Nov 02 Pedernales Falls State Park

    Pedernales Falls State Park

    posted by: TXGIR Staff 0 Comments

    Pedernales Falls State Park, 5211.7 acres in Blanco County east of Johnson City, was acquired from private owners in 1970 and was opened to the public in 1971. It is located along the banks of the scenic Pedernales River. This area, formerly the Circle Bar Ranch, is representative of typical Edward...

  • Oct 31 From the Lone Star State to the Keystone State

    From the Lone Star State to the Keystone State

    posted by: TXGIR Staff 0 Comments

    We’ve been thinking a lot about Pennsylvania lately, and it’s not because we’re closet Steelers fans. (Though we do love a good Philly cheese steak—a sandwich so tasty you’d almost think a Texan invented it.) We’ve got Pennsylvania on the brain because we’r...