Shelly Plante is the Nature Tourism Manager at Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. She has been employed by TPWD for over 20 years and is an expert in her field. In addition to running several programs such as the Great Texas Birding Classic and Texas Paddling Trails, Shelly is a professor at Texas State University and teaches coursework in Planning and Development of Nature and Heritage Tourism. Here, we had the privilege to hear Shelly's #MyTexasRiver story. She talks about her work with the Texas Paddling Trails program and the importance of connecting people with water resources.
Don't forget to share your own #MyTexasRiver story on us on Instagram before December 3rd to be entered... Read More
#MyTexasRiver is a movement that encourages individuals to share their water stories and highlights the importance of water conservation. It points out the divine impact of Texas waters through the eyes of multiple people, personalities, and lifestyles. As you follow the #MyTexasRiver blog series, we at Texas Living Waters Project encourage you to share your pictures and water stories on Instagram, using #MyTexasRiver.
In this interview, we have the privilege to ask Dana Falconberry to share her #MyTexasRiver story. Dana is a songwriter, musician, and artist based in Austin, Texas. In 2008, Dana and her band released their first album, Oh Skies of Grey. Since then, she has released three additional albums, Halletts (2010), Leelanau (2012), and... Read More
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