Spring migration to Port Arthur

Spring migration to Port Arthur

Scarlet tanagers appeared as flames on branches in Sabine Woods while cinnamon-toned American avocets bobbed in the surf for snacks at Sea Rim State Park. Spring migration makes Port Arthur a birding hot spot, as those on a FeatherFest field trip to the area recently...
Cotton’s Seafood cookbook memories

Cotton’s Seafood cookbook memories

Sabine Pass is a small, coastal community where people have made their living from the Gulf of Mexico. Jim LaBove has compiled “Cotton’s Seafood,” a lovingly-written Cajun autobiographical cookbook that he also illustrated with drawings of egret, shrimp, crab and...
FeatherFest Field Trip to Port Arthur

FeatherFest Field Trip to Port Arthur

Spring migration stops at Sabine Woods, Sea Rim State Park and McFaddin Wildlife Refuge highlight Glenn Olsen’s FeatherFest field trip the Port Arthur Convention & Visitors Bureau will host from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, April 10. Hampton Inn & Suites is the...
Cattail Marsh features new boardwalk

Cattail Marsh features new boardwalk

Birding in Southeast Texas just got even better. Port Arthur features 5 miles of natural beach at Sea Rim State Park and Sabine Woods. Cattail Marsh in Beaumont is already a well-known hot spot, and now there’s a spectacular boardwalk to entice birders: The...