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Ecotourism center hosts speaker; Laguna Atascosa subject of presentation

George “Georgie” Garcia, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service visitor center manager at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, will give a talk at the South Texas Ecotourism Center on April 6 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the STEC multipurpose room.

Alton celebrates opening of expanded park, growing from 10 to 50 acres

ALTON — City officials prepared to officially open the newest addition to Josefa Garcia Park in Alton on Wednesday morning to jubilation for a long-awaited quality of life project.

RGV Livestock Show and Rodeo kicks off Thursday with familiar favorites, upgrades

MERCEDES — The Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show and Rodeo is back this week with carnival rides, market lambs, handmade picnic tables, horticulture — and that’s just a tease.

‘Judith’ the alligator joins sanctuary on SPI after its mouth was found taped shut...

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — A collective croon goes up from the crowd waiting behind the rope line as Judith, with a hair bow on her head, comes out with handler and rescuer Jacob Reinbolt on Saturday at the South Padre Island Birding & Nature Center & Alligator Sanctuary.

Photo Gallery: ‘Judith’ the alligator joins sanctuary on SPI after its mouth was found...

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — A collective croon goes up from the crowd waiting behind the rope line as Judith, with a hair bow on...

TPWD urging Texans to fight back against invasive species

So they came, and they won’t leave.

Mother, kitten ocelot spotted at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

Two more ocelots have been spotted at the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge.

Wing and a prayer: How physics plays out in pelican deaths, and what’s being...

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Call it the pelican briefing.

Expert: One of biggest threats to Valley alligators is urge to feed them

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — One of the surest ways to kill an alligator, eventually, is to start feeding it.

Edinburg birding center to hold Purple Martins event

The Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center is inviting the public to a special event called Purple Martins: The Bonds That Bind, on...