Texas A&M AgriLife Bookstore: – Includes both free and fee-based publications. Electronic and print versions available. Click here: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Online Bookstore
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service at Texas A&M Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences – Click here for more information
References for Tourism
- Online National Extension Courses for Nature Tourism and Other Subjects
- NET – National Extension Tourism Design Team
- 2011 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting and Wildlife-Associated Recreation
- 2011 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting and Wildlife-Associated Recreation for Texas
- 8 Tips for Creating a Brochure that Sells
- A Guide to Creating a Quality Brochure
- Business Plan Development Research: U.S. Census Bureau Demographic Information
- Travel Research: hotel revenue reports for your area; Office of the Governor, Texas
Educators – The following materials are resources intended to assist teachers, extension agents and consultants.
The following links provide primary/secondary teacher resources on natural resources:
- U.S. Forest Service Educator Resources; directed at primary & secondary curriculum
- North American Association for Environmental Education; advancing environmental literacy & civic engagement
Natural Resource Interpretive Training for Nature Guides – programs offered by colleague programs:
- National Association for Interpretation: an organization that can provide certification in the interpretation process.
- Professional Tour Guide Association of San Antonio: also provides training and certification and with a focus on Central Texas/San Antonio facts.
- Swan Mountain Wilderness Guide School – Montana: for hunters interested in becoming a Certified Hunting Guide/Outfitter, including how to handle pack animals, cook, etc. A place to get intensive hands on 1-month training in the mountains.
Texas Extension Agents
- Texas Agrilife Extension Wildlife & Fisheries
- TPWD Texas Parks and Wildlife Division – Nature Tourism
- TX Office of the Governor – Economic Development and Tourism – Nature Tourism
- Texas Historical Commission
- Texas Department of Transportation – Tourism Information
- Texas Parks and Wildlife Department – Tourism Information
Non-Government Organizations Non-Profit & For-Profit
- Watchable Wildlife, Inc.
- Southwick Associates; economic data
- Texas Wildlife Association
- America Outdoors Association
- National Recreation Site
- USFWS United States Fish & Wildlife Service
- Texas Fishing, Hunting & Wildlife Associated Recreation
- NPS National Park Service Tourism Info
- United States Forest Service
- Natural Resource Conservation Service; AgTourism