• East Texas Has An Amazing Variety of Wildlife

    East Texas Has An Amazing Variety of Wildlife

    One of our goals is to show and tell you about as much of the local wildlife as we can
  • East Texas Naturalist Blog & Photo Gallery

    East Texas Naturalist Blog & Photo Gallery

    Don't miss our blogs and photos where you can discover more about the treasures found all around us.
  • Our Naturalists Have a Wide Range of Interests

    Our Naturalists Have a Wide Range of Interests

    Those interests will be seen in the photographs and articles that we post.
  • The Smallest Inhabitants Can Be the Greatest Wonders

    The Smallest Inhabitants Can Be the Greatest Wonders

    If you look close you can find beauty and fascination that is easy to overlook
  • About the Photographs on This Website

    About the Photographs on This Website

    All photographs in our galleries on this website have been taken by the naturalists who post to this site
  • You Can Add to Our Website With Photographs or Articles

    You Can Add to Our Website With Photographs or Articles

    Use the Contact Us button on the menu to let us know what you would like to contribute
  • NETFO: Northeast Texas Field Ornithologists

    NETFO: Northeast Texas Field Ornithologists

    Visit the NETFO section for information about birding in east Texas. Read More
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KSunsetHeronEast Texas Naturalists consists primarily of naturalists and photographers who wish to demonstrate the beauty and diversity of our local woods, lakes & waterways, and wildlife.  We have the additional wish to assist others in identification of the animals and plants of the area as well to provide information to help educate and inform others of the diverse ecosystems in east Texas.  We are joined in this task at times by biologists and scientists from both state and federal agencies.  

Ideally, we are working towards becoming THE place to start for anyone who wishes to know any aspect of plant and animal life in east Texas.  This includes being a source for hiking trails, camping areas, and events to help others enjoy all of our natural resources.    

We hope that by the use of our photographs and blogs that we can help spread awareness of the unique beauty that is really all around us.  With time, we will have more and more information to help identify plants and animals, as well as guides on where to find them.  

East Texans have a proud heritage of living close to nature.  Many of us are fisherman, hunters, hikers and some are simply nature lovers.  We all have a tremendous personal investment in nature and a duty to make sure that we honor our heritage by ensuring the natural resources are maintained.

We must do what we can to take care of our forests, our waterways and our wildlife.  That begins with awareness.

One of our primary goals with this website is to spread awareness of the natural beauty of our region and help others to appreciate it as we do.


NETFO2IF YOU ARE A BIRDER CHECK OUT THE BIRDING SECTION AND DO NOT MISS THE NETFO WEBSITE.  

We are being joined in our efforts by NETFO (Northeast Texas Field Ornithologist).  

Welcome, NETFO.  We are glad to have you as part of our community.  

Click here to go to the NETFO website.


 JOIN US:

This is not a closed website.  We welcome input from others who enjoy east Texas nature. Contact us if you would like to write an occasional article or would like to exhibit your photographs.  Are you part of an east Texas nature group?  We may make a section of the site available for your group.  Everyone is also welcome to take part in our Talk Forum.  Got other ideas - let us know!

   

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Trudging in to the backside of Lakeside Park over the weekend, gear in tow. . . I hear the WHOOSH of a pair of very large wings.  Without a second to spare, I am able to grab my camera and get a...
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I have been unusually busy lately so here I wanted to post a major article - here is the equivalent of 9,000 words.  That is, if indeed a picture is worth a thousand words.   All of these im...

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