Big Bend National Park
National parks, our country’s great nature treasures, may seem spread out and out of reach, but there are a few priceless pieces of turf located in Texas and neighboring states.
Dozens of environmental laws were waived for the building of the border fence, and activists say this is just another conservative attempt to find an excuse to do away with environmental protections.
In the bowels of the Museum of Nature & Science in Fair Park, Tommy Diamond sat hunched over what looked like a huge boulder of plaster. He spends eight hours (or more) a day chipping away at the vertebra of an Alamosaurus.