Civilian Conservation Corps

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    Bastrop State Park, One Year After The Wildfire: Almost Ready For Its Close-Up

    Just about one year after a devastating wildfire that torched much of its 6,000 acres, Bastrop State Park is getting ready to show visitors its made a comeback. Symbolizing the recovery is "a shade shelter originally built by the Civilian Conservation Corps at Bastrop State Park during the 1930s," ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Helicopters Save Bastrop Park's Historic Building, For Now

    ​The Refractory in Bastrop State park, built by FDR's Civilian Conservation Corps back in the Depression, had a close call today with the wildfires that have hit the park hard. At 2 p.m., the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department says, fires got within 200 yards of the structure.

  • News

    July 24, 2003

    Holy Father

    When it comes to the Catholic hierarchy, Mel Gibsonís dad is one Mad Max

  • News

    October 19, 2000

    Green Horns

    Naderites have got the art car crowd and ample altruistic ardor. But they're still searching for a sporting chance.