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The Hill Country has an abundance of natural resources that we find outdoors. We are blessed with such natural bounty. These outdoor resources are available to us to use wisely and with care, so all may enjoy and benefit for generations to come.

Here are some links to interesting information organized by type of resource and activity.

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HILL COUNTRY ADVENTURE PARKS, CHALLENGE COURSES & EXTREME SPORTS: Adventure Venues

HILL COUNTRY BATS & BAT CAVES: Bats & Bat Caves

HILL COUNTRY CAVES & CAVERNS: Caves & Caverns

HILL COUNTRY DUDE RANCHES: Dude Ranches

HILL COUNTRY FORTS: Forts

HILL COUNTRY GOLF COURSES: Golf

HILL COUNTRY HORSES, RIDING, STABLES: Horses & Riding

HILL COUNTRY HUNTING & FISHING: Hunting & Fishing

HILL COUNTRY LAVENDER: Lavender

HILL COUNTRY MOTORCYCLING: Motorcycling

HILL COUNTRY NATURAL RESOURCES: Hill Country Natural Resources. Covers water, land, wildlife, conservation, management

HILL COUNTRY PARKS, LAKES & RIVERS: Parks & Lakes

HILL COUNTRY PEACHES: Peaches

HILL COUNTRY RV PARKS & SERVICES: RV Parks & Services

HILL COUNTRY SUMMER CAMPS: Summer Camps

HILL COUNTRY TUBING & PADDLING: Tubing & Paddling

HILL COUNTRY WILDFLOWERS: Wildflowers

HILL COUNTRY WINERIES/VINEYARDS: Wineries

HILL COUNTRY PHOTO GALLERY: Photo Gallery


HIKING LINKS



TEXAS HIKER: www.texashiker.com. All about hiking.

TEXAS HIKING: www.texashiking.com. Coverage of hiking statewide. Includes trail write-ups, photos and maps.


BIRDING LINKS



The Hill Country has many species of birds, and birding is a great opportunity to get outdoors, an activity the whole family can participate in year around. One great thing about birding is you can do it while you are enjoying other outdoor activities, such as walking, hiking, or biking.

Don't miss our focus page referenced above on Hill Country: Bats & Bat Caves

AMERICAN BIRDING ASSOCIATION: www.americanbirding.org

AUDUBON TEXAS: www.audubon.org/chapter/tx/tx

BEST BIRDING LOCATIONS IN THE AUSTIN AREA: www.onr.com/user/andyd/Locations.html

DANDY NATURE: PHOTOGRAPHS OF BIRDS AND BUTTERFLIES: www.DandyNature.com

NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY: www.audubon.org

TEXAS DUCKS UNLIMITED: www.texasducks.org
Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept
TEXAS PARKS & WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT: Check out the Texas Parks and Wildlife Calendar of Events to find a birding event at state park near you.

If you are new to birding, here is a short but excellent "Introduction to Birding" article from TPWD, and an informative You Tube video on "Basics of Birding" that gives an overview of what you should bring, and what you can expect on your family birding adventure. More birding info at: www.tpwd.state.tx.us/nature/birding


OTHER OUTDOOR & WILDLIFE RESOURCES



EXOTIC WILDLIFE ASSOCIATION (EWA): Kerrville: 800-752-5431. www.exoticwildlife.net. Provides information and contacts for members covering all aspects of exotic wildlife management including a game ranch directory, contacts for buying and selling exotic wildlife, marketing contacts.

HILL COUNTRY OUTDOORS: www.hillcountryoutdoors.com. Austin oriented.

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FISH AND WILDLIFE AGENCIES: www.sso.org/iafwa

PEDERNALES WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT COOP: 830-868-4528; 4256 Rd 1320, Johnson City, TX 78636. Romelia & Harris Greenwood

TEXAS OUTDOORS JOURNAL: www.texasoutdoorsjournal.com

TEXASOUTSIDE.COM: www.texasoutside.com

TEXAS RECREATION AND PARK SOCIETY: www.traps.org

TEXAS WILDLIFE ASSOCIATION (TWA): San Antonio: 1-800-839-9453. www.texas-wildlife.org. Dedicated to the conservation, management and enhancement of wildlife and wildlife habitat on private lands.

TEXAS WILDLIFE DAMAGE MANAGEMENT SERVICE: 210-472-5451: San Antonio. http://agextension.tamu.edu/twdms/twdmshom.htm

TRAVEL TEXAS: www.traveltex.com

US SPORT FISH AND WILDLIFE RESTORATION: www.restorewildlife.org/main.cfm

USDA WILDLIFE SERVICES (USDA-APHIS-WS): http://aphis.usda.gov/ws. Assists landowners in predator and nuisance animal control. This agency traps and removes animals in both urban and rural settings. Blanco, Gillespie, Llano and Mason counties: 830-896-6535, Hays County: 409-845-6201

WILD TEXAS: www.WildTexas.com. Guide to Texas parks, travel and outdoor recreation


GENERAL OUTDOOR LINKS



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