Critically Injured Elephant Calf Rescued By Wildlife Trust

00:03 COMM: An elephant calf has been critically injured by a snare, and it’s a race against time to save him. 00:14 COMM: In February 2015, The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust spotted an elephant calf with a devastating injury. The youngster, estimated to be only one year old has stepped Continue Reading

Balmorhea State Park, Texas [Official]

[wind] [music] In the stark, arid landscape of West Texas there’s a surprising oasis of green and blue. Just outside the town of Balmorhea, a unique spring brings life to the desert. [kids playing] It also creates one of the best spots in Texas to go for a swim. San Continue Reading

California State Parks: Russ Christoff visits Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park

Following Highway 1, I paused for a moment at Julia Pfeiffer Burns, a day use state park, with an outstanding feature. From high bluffs overhead, a beautiful 50 foot waterfall drops straight into the Pacific Ocean. This park also includes a 1,680 acres underwater reserve, and 1,800 acres of upland Continue Reading

Pedernales Falls State Park, Texas [Official]

[music] [birds] This is about as good as you get in the hill country. [music] I am Bill McDaniel, Park Superintendent, Pedernales Falls State Park. This park is about 35 miles west of Austin just off highway 290. We get asked all the time what’s the correct pronunciation? To me Continue Reading

Dinosaur Valley State Park, Texas [Official]

[music] Today, dinosaurs live only in imagination. But in some areas their footprints still bare witness to creatures that were once masters of the earth. Some of the best preserved evidence of these creatures can be found about an hour’s drive from Dallas at Dinosaur Valley State Park. It is Continue Reading

Caddo Lake State Park, Texas [Official]

[sounds of the swamp] The lake is a cypress swamp with lots of Spanish moss hanging from the trees. It’s very surreal. Just the scenery at Caddo Lake, it excites the imagination. In the piney woods of Northeast Texas, straddling the Louisiana border, is a place equally rich in history, Continue Reading

Mississippi Palisades State Park

here at the Mississippi Palisades State Park we have over 15 miles of hiking trails that lead you into unique rock formations such as Twin Sisters and Indian Head (music playing) those trails range from strenuous and steep climbs to gradual slopes and easily traversing from the main shelter leaves Continue Reading