Blog Threatened Neches River Rose Mallow Blooming in Park The Neches River rose mallow is considered one of the rarest plants in East TexasIt is a shrubby perennial that grows 3-7 feet tall. Like other Hibiscus, the Neches River rose-mallow produces large, showy flowers. Each blossom is 3 to ... 31 Jul, 2014 By: Darlene Forshage Introducing our new website When it came to developing a website that represented the goals and objectives of the East Texas Woods & Waters Foundation, organization members agreed that the new site needed to be attractive, informative, and easy to update. Sure, we could ... 02 Jul, 2014 By: ETWWF Admin Giant Padlefish Caught in East Texas Check out this huge paddlefish caught below Lake Livingston dam (incidentally) by alligator gar angler Sam Brown. Immediately following a quick picture, the fish was released alive back into the river. Paddlefish like this one are native to East Texas ... 27 Jun, 2014 By: ETWWF Admin Recent Threatened Neches River Rose Mallow Blooming in Park The Neches River rose mallow is considered one ... read more Introducing our new website When it came to developing a website that ... read more Giant Padlefish Caught in East Texas Check out this huge paddlefish caught below Lake ... read more Archives 2014 Threatened Neches River Rose Mallow Blooming in Park Introducing our new website Giant Padlefish Caught in East Texas Newsletter Get the East Texas Woods and Waters Foundation newsletter direct to your inbox. Don't worry, we promise not to spam you and we won't give your details to anyone else. The Mineola Nature Preserve The Mineola Nature Preserve on the Sabine River encompasses 2,911 acres located in Wood County, and is home to many East Texas species of critters that can fly, swim, walk, crawl, or slither. Who are we? What began as a group of friends who liked to hunt and fish, in 1994 evolved into one of East Texas' most-recognized philanthropic foundations. Consider a donation None of our successes would be possible without you! Send a one-time donation or setup recurring donation easily with PayPal Our partners The East Texas Woods & Waters Foundation welcomes your support - both financial and physical - without the burden of membership. Learn more here.