Good news for Texas bats: recent surveys found no evidence of white-nose syndrome, a devastating fungal disease that has killed more than 6 million bats across eastern North America. Details at http://bit.ly/HealthyBats
Sea Rim State Park on the upper Texas coast celebrates its grand reopening. Hammered by Hurricanes Rita and Ike, the park has a new boardwalk, full-service campsites and 6-person cabin overlooking the marsh. Details at http://bit.ly/SeaRimReopening
Celebrate July 4th at the very site where Texas declared its independence in 1836: Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, between Brenham and Navasota. The day-long celebration features a free music concert and fireworks. Details at http://bit.ly/4thAtTheBrazos
Survivors of tragic boating accidents share their stories in a new video that will be shown in driver education classes. Since May 9, at least 24 people have lost their lives on Texas waters in boating or swimming accidents.