TPWD Preview of Upcoming

| December 29, 2013

TPWD tv shows Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Above Texas: Rivers & Lakes
The first in a four part series that highlights The Lone Star State in a way we don’t normally get to see … from high above and down below. First up, we fly over our rivers and lakes, hearing from some of Texas’ greatest thinkers about how our stewardship of these resources are so vital to the economic and cultural future of our state.

Lone Star Land Steward: JA Ranch
Andrew Bivins is a fifth generation landowner of the massive, historic JA Ranch. He is among a new breed of ranch manager revolutionizing the use of GPS technology in the day-to-day operation of the JA Ranch’s land and cattle business.

Wild Things: Animal Coloration
From brightly colored feathers that make a bird stand out, to mottled camouflage to help an animal hide, different colors serve different purposes throughout the animal kingdom.

Climate of Changes
How will climate change affect the Texas Gulf Coast? Hear predictions on how the coast will be impacted over the next century. In part five of a six part series on the state of the gulf, scientists and biologists discuss how the documented rise in sea level is ongoing and what it will mean in the future for coastal communities in Texas. We will also look at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s long documentation of warming water temperature and how some species like flounder have declined, while other species like the gray snapper have increased. We will also look at the spread of black mangroves and the newly detected red mangrove, as another indication of a warming climate.

Outdoor Info: Public Hunts
Each year the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department offers a variety of public hunts throughout the state. Here’s how to take advantage of these affordable opportunities.

Postcard From Texas
Nesting Golden-cheeked Warblers. Check out an endangered bird that nests only in the hill country of Central Texas.

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Stations and Air Times

Times and dates are subject to change, especially during PBS membership drives.

Amarillo, KACV-TV, Channel 2, Sunday 12:30 p.m.
Austin, KLRU-TV, Channel 18, Sunday 10 a.m.; Thursday 5:30 a.m. KLRU-Q, Channel 18-3, Thursday, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.
Bryan-College Station, KAMU-TV, Channel 15, Sunday 5 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Corpus Christi, KEDT-TV, Channel 16, Sunday 12 p.m.
Dallas-Fort Worth, KERA-TV, Channel 13, Saturday 11 a.m. Also serving Abilene, Denton, Longview, Marshall, San Angelo, Texarkana, Tyler, Wichita Falls and Sherman.
El Paso, KCOS-TV, Channel 13, Saturday 4:30 p.m.
Harlingen, KMBH-TV, Channel 60, Sunday 5 p.m. Also serving McAllen, Mission and Brownsville.
Houston, KUHT-TV, Channel 8, Saturday 3 p.m. Also serving Beaumont, Port Arthur, Galveston, Texas City and Victoria.
Killeen, KNCT-TV, Channel 46, Sunday 5 p.m. Also serving Temple, Waco.
Lubbock, KTTZ-TV, Channel 5, Saturday 10 a.m.
Odessa-Midland, KPBT-TV, Channel 36, Saturday 4:30 p.m.
San Antonio and Laredo, KLRN-TV, Channel 9, Sunday 11 a.m, Thursday 11:30 a.m.
Portales, New Mexico, KENW-TV, Channel 3, Sunday 2:30 p.m.

Texas Parks & Wildlife can also be seen on a variety of government, educational and access cable channels in the following communities: Abilene; Alamo Colleges-San Antonio; Alice; Allen; Atlanta-KAQC; Baytown; Big Spring; Boerne; Brownsville; Cedar Park; Colleyville; Coppell; Corpus Christi; Crockett-KIVY; Dallas; Deer Park; Del Mar College-Corpus Christi; Denton; El Paso; Euless; Flower Mound; Fort Stockton; Fort Worth; Fort Worth ISD-EdTV; Frisco; Garland; Haltom City; Houston; Houston Community College; Irving; Keller; Killeen; Lubbock; Lufkin; McKinney; Mesquite; Midland; Nassau Bay; North Richland Hills; Ocean TV 20, Toms River, NJ; Pasadena; Plano; Rogers State University; Round Rock; San Antonio College; Seabrook; Stephen F. Austin U.; Sugar Land; Temple; Texarkana College; The Colony; Trophy Club; Tyler; Victoria; and Waco. Check your local listings for days and times.

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