Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum

Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum is one of Central Texas’ preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Located in Waco…

Ancient Bones

Keith Glasscock, a Permian Basin oilfield worker, often spent his spare time searching the windswept…

Dinosaurs and Ancient Peoples of Far West Texas

As its name would imply, the Museum of the Big Bend provides an excellent introduction…

Finders Keepers at Fossil Park

Tucked away deep in the landscape just beyond the western edge of Mineral Wells is…

Fossil Discovery Exhibit – A Treasure Trove of Fossils

Vast, remote, and wild, beautiful Big Bend National Park attracts over 500,000 visitors (mostly Texans)…

Sauroposeidon, the State Dinosaur of Texas

In a state where everything bigger is better, it comes as no surprise that Sauroposeidon,…

Pecan Tree

The Pecan Tree

Cookies, cobblers, crackers and coffee – these are just a few of the delicacies that feature…

The Official “Peach Capital of Texas”

While Georgia’s official nickname is The Peach State and they have named this succulent delicacy,…

Sideoats grama: Official State Grass of Texas

Texas was among the earliest of the nineteen states that have designated an official state…

Honky-Tonk Heaven

If indeed Bandera is the “Cowboy Capital of the World,” then one of the key…