Saturday, October 25, 2014

Texas Rocks Christmas Bird Count

I went out to Hyatt Lost Pines for last year's Christmas Bird Count and related activities. Here's the story in Texas Co-op Power Magazine so you can plan to participate in one of this year's Texas events. It's fun and contributes to conservation science.

Texas Book Festival

I signed copies of A Worldwide Travel Guide to Sea Turtles at the Texas Book Festival today, and will be back in the TAMU Press tent tomorrow from 1-3 to do the same. Interesting observation: almost all the young girls (middle school age) that passed through the tent today were drawn to the cover.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Ten Reasons to Visit South Africa

Incredible diving, wildlife watching, scenery, wine, and more - ten of the many reasons to visit South Africa, my piece for Sport Diver magazine.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center

Just outside Fort Davis, this place offers nice hiking, interesting geology, wildlife-watching, and beautiful scenery and can be enjoyed year round. I wrote about my latest visit for Texas Highways. Read more here.

A Martindale Weekend

Tiny Martindale, Texas, just down the road from San Marcos, is a great place to spend a relaxing weekend. Details in the piece I wrote for Texas Highways.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Wonders of Nature

Ten of the most amazing animal antics on the planet. Learn more in my piece for Men's Journal online.
Credit: Jaco Powell,

Friday, September 5, 2014

Climbing for a Cause

Four guys in Guatemala will climb 37 volcanoes in 27 days starting Dec 31, raising money for four different charities in the country. Read how you can help, or even participate, in my story on Men's Journal online.
Photo: Nico Marceca