Welcome to my site! I started writing the Nature column for the Houston Chronicle in 1999. The column also appears in the Beaumont Enterprise and San Antonio Express News.
I'm the author of several books that are illusted with photographs taken by my wife Kathy Adams Clark. Scroll down for information on those books
My writing has appeared in many magazines including Texas Parks & Wildlife, Texas Highways, Birder's World, Bird Watcher's Digest, Living Bird, and AAA Journeys.
Texas A&M University Press
Drawing on Gary's knowledge and insight gained from a lifetime of watching, studying, and enjoying birds. This book contains first hand information about over four hundred species of birds in Texas. Organized in the standard taxonomic order familiar to most birders, written in a conversational tone that yields a wide-ranging discussion of each bird’s life history as well as an intimate look at some of its special characteristics and habits. Photos by Kathy Adams Clark and friends. Order from Amazon
Join Gary Clark and photographer Kathy Adams Clark as they lead you through some of the most interesting and colorful places in the Lone Star State. Veer off the interstate to visit local museums, diners, historical sites, and zany places. Filled with historical facts as well as tips on birds and nature. This book is divided into a series of routes. Each route can be driving in a couple of hours or stretched into a day or two. Travel at your own pace. Travel the part of Texas that fits your schedule.Order from Amazon
Join Gary Clark and photographer Kathy Adams Clark as they lead you to some of their favorite places in the Texas Hill Country. The home of Lyndon Baines Johnson, Canyon Lake, Austin, wineries, and orchards. Lots of fun places in this great part of Texas. Use Austin, San Antonio or Fredericksburg as your homebase. Select a route that takes a few hours or stay out all day. The routes are varied and can fit any schedule. History, geology, nature, and culture.
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Texas A&M University Press
Naturalist and writer Gary Clark has visited the park for over forty years. Here he shares his love of Big Bend National Park in this compact travel guide. Learn what to do if you only have one day in the park or have the pleasure of exploring for an entire week. Gather tips on how to entertain children while in the park. Gain an insiders knowledge about where to find specific birds. Loaded with history and travel tips. Illustrate with photography by Kathy Adams Clark. Order from Amazon
Gary words accompanied by photography by Larry Ditto and Kathy Adams Clark. This book is informative, entertaining, and beautiful. It makes an ideal gift for friends and family. Order from Amazon
Gary Clark's words with photos of Kathy Adams Clark, Larry Ditto, Greg Lasley, and Glenn Hayes. Texas wildlife and scenics from Beaumont to the Rio Grande Valley. Order from Amazon
The first book with Gary's words that unfortunately is out of print. Photography by Kathy Adams Clark, Larry Ditto, Greg Lasley, Bill Draker, Glenn Hayes, and John & Gloria Tveten. Order from Amazon
Essays by Birders
Birders like Former President Jimmy Carter, Kenn Kaufman, Pete Dunne, and Gary Clark share their adventures and insight into birding the Rio Grande Valley. Order from Amazon
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