Nature In Focus with Ian Shive

Presented by Let's Texas®


Nature photographer, filmmaker, and conservationist Ian Shive explores the many ecosystems of Texas, revealing its natural beauty and mysteries.

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Big Thicket National Preserve

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Part of Piney Woods, Big Thicket National Preserve is so rich in biodiversity that it has as many as 11 functioning ecosystems within it, over 500 identified vertebrates, and remarkable plant diversity.

The Ghost Road of Saratoga

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A local Texas legend tells of a mysterious light appearing in the forest known as the Ghost Road of Saratoga. Follow the long stretch of dirt road that's hauntingly beautiful.

Bracken Bat Cave

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This cave is home to the largest bat colony in the world with over 20 million Mexican free-tailed bats. Their nightly emergence into the Texas sky is remarkable and awe-inspiring.

Inspired By Nature

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Inspired by all the colors and natural beauty of Texas, Ian Shive teams up with an interior designer to bring one of his Texas Landscape photos to life in this living room. Here's how to get the look.

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