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Bastrop wildfire

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Abundant whitetail deer threaten Bastrop State Park’s rebirth

As shrubs and seedlings take hold in the scorched Bastrop State Park, park officials face a new quandary: An abundance of whitetail deer is threatening the new growth.

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

Audio: Central Texas fire crews straining amid devastation

Federal authorities arrived in Bastrop on Tuesday to assist with the wildfires that have killed two, charred more than 30,000 acres and destroyed at least 600 homes. Matt Largey of KUT News reports that the crisis has...