Teachers’ Conservation Institute Tours East Texas Timber Industry

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LUFKIN, TEXAS - Educators came from around Texas to participate in Phase I of the Texas Forestry Association’s Teachers’ Conservation Institute (TCI), August 3-8, 2014 at the Piney Woods Conservation Center near Broaddus, Texas.   The...

Forestry PAC Announces Support for Congressman Louie Gohmert

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LUFKIN, TEXAS – The Texas Forestry Association Forestry Political Action Committee has announced their support for Louie Gohmert, District 1 Congressman for the state of Texas.   This announcement, made during the 100th year of Texas...

Texas Forestry Association Hosts 100th Annual Convention

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LUFKIN, TEXAS - Texas Forestry Association will host its 100th annual convention at the Pitser Garrison Convention Center in Lufkin, Texas, October 21-23, 2014, an event designed to showcase Texas Forestry Association’s proud history...

New Innkeepers at Texas Forest Country Retreat

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New innkeepers and on-site event planning team took over this month at Texas Forest Country Retreat according to owners Bob and Genie Flournoy.   James and Jennifer Coogler reside on-site, providing full-service hospitality for bed and...

Super stocking of 240 Eastern wild turkeys launched in 2014

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Over 40 people were on hand today at Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area (GEWMA) to see 26 Easter wild turkeys released on the area. Children, some as young...

Pineywoods National Wild Turkey Federation Chapter sweeps awards for 2013 efforts !

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The 2013 Texas NWTF Awards ceremony was held January 18 at the Hanger Hotel in Fredericksburg. NWTF chapter leaders and volunteers from the Lone Star State were in attendance to celebrate our 2013 efforts...

Two fall NWTF Wheelin Sportsman events for disabled persons are on tap for east...

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The National Wild Turkey Federations  Wheelin Sportsman (NWTFWS) outreach program for disabled sports persons provides opportunities for these folks to enjoy fishing ,hunting and other outdoor activities.   Bream Buster Challenge…Oct.12th The Pineywoods Chapter of the National...

Birds of a Feather

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“Birds of a feather flock together”… I cannot tell you how many times I heard my Momma say this. Sometimes, it was about me and my friends. Sometimes, it would be about people who...

Getting what you want

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Recently, I was telling about my little nephew, Justin. He has one of those personalities… you know the kids that are born, drink a bottle or two and all of sudden you look at...

My Last Name

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My last name was given to me upon birth into this world. It was passed to me from my dad on that eventful day. As I lay sleeping in my mother’s arms my dad...