Texas Parks and Wildlife Podcast

By Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation

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Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation leverages public funds with private philanthropy to create lasting changes in how TPWD stewards our natural resources.

Episode Date
Episode 27: Leon, Leticia and Lee Charles McNeil
The family that plays together, stays together. Leon McNeil and his family exemplify that saying, and they are sharing their love of the outdoors with hundreds of urban children through a program called City Kids Adventures. We caught up with the McNeills after a recent Saturday morning kayak trip on the Guadalupe River. Listen in on a conversation with a remarkable Texas outdoor family: Leon, Leticia and their son, Lee Charles.
Jun 07, 2018
Episode 26: Chuck Naiser & David Sikes
Chuck Naiser has been called the godfather of fly fishing guides on the Texas coast. His friend, David Sikes, has been the outdoor writer for the Corpus Christi Caller-Times for more than 20 years and has been chronicling Chuck’s efforts. Listen in on a conversation with these two experts on the Texas coast in our latest podcast.
May 30, 2018
Episode 25: Adrian Sabom & Xochitl Rodriguez
Growing up immersed in outdoor experiences can have a profound experience on how you choose to parent your children. For two women of diverse backgrounds from opposite ends of Texas, their love of nature and the outdoors permeates every aspect of how they are raising their children. Listen in on a conversation with Adrian Sabom and Xochitl Rodriquez in our latest podcast.
May 08, 2018
Episode 24: Rocket Buster Boots
Rocket Buster Handmade Boots has garnered an international following for their intricately designed and made boots. Rocket Buster’s creation story is as interesting as the Texas couple who are behind the quirky brand. In our latest podcast, meet Nevena Christi and Marty Snortum, and find out why this El Paso brand is such a sensation.
May 03, 2018
Episode 23: Megan & Thomas Flemons
Diablo Paddlesports is a Texas born and bred company that operates out of a warehouse in Maxwell, Texas, near San Marcos. Their signature product was the brainchild of Thomas Flemons. Now he and his wife Megan run the small but thriving company. Find out what it’s like behind the scenes at Diablo Paddlesports in our latest podcast.
Apr 10, 2018
Episode 22: James Moody & Dave Mead
James Moody and Dave Mead have collaborated on creative projects for years. This year, they are working together on “We Will Not Be Tamed,” a campaign that calls us to appreciate the wildness of Texas, the vastness of our Texas spirit and why we should be inspired to conserve it. They’re also working together to launch Rambler, a new sparkling water that will benefit the wild things and wild places of Texas. Find out more in our latest podcast.
Apr 02, 2018
Episode 21: EPIC
When Taylor Collins and Katie Forrest turned their vegan diet on its head and began eating naturally sourced meat, their health improved immensely. Because they couldn’t find one on the market, they created a meat-based protein bar, and within a year, their product could be found across the country. Now they are practicing what they preach about healthy land management practices on a ranch outside Fredericksburg. It’s an EPIC story!
Mar 16, 2018
Episode 20: Franklin Mountains Untamed
Matt Morris, Xochitl Rodriguez and Jay Kleberg have spent a lot of time in the rugged beauty of the Franklin Mountains. The mountains have nurtured them and healed them. For all three, it is a place for recreation and inspiration. Find out why in this month’s podcast.
Mar 08, 2018
Episode 19: JT Van Zandt & Alvin Dedeaux
Fly-fishing guides and friends, JT Van Zandt and Alvin Dedeaux, sit down with TPWF in our latest podcast to share how fly fishing on the Texas coast and in the waters of central Texas inspires their love of and commitment to nature.
Feb 14, 2018
Episode 18: Phil Lamb & Tyler Sharp
There’s new energy around reviving and sustaining the hunting heritage in the U.S. On the national front, the Modern Huntsman is taking a stand to restore the perception of hunting in America. The founders of this effort are right here in Texas, including editor-in-chief Tyler Sharp. Phil Lamb is one of the young leaders whose passion for conservation is helping to fuel the growth of Stewards of the Wild, Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation’s young professionals organization. Listen in to this month’s podcast and be inspired by Tyler Sharp and Phil Lamb.
Jan 17, 2018