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HOME RANGE: Notes on Literature, Nature, Working Dogs, History, Other Obsessions and Sundry Annoyances by Henry Chappell

My latest in Texas Wildlife: Coastal Prairie Conservation and Restoration


My latest, in the October edition of Texas Wildlife - a feature on Texas’s coastal prairie and a book review.

2017 Master National Hunt Test


Here’s my feature on the 2017 Master National Hunt Test in the October edition of Texas Parks & Wildlife. You’ll see more of Earl Nottingham’s great photos in the print edition. Looking over this piece again brings back great memories. I can’t believe a year has passed. Those few days at The Big Woods on the Trinity raised my opinion of what makes a finished retriever.

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Playing Catch-Up: Some Recent Work


Sorry for nonexistent posting the past several months. I’ll try to do a little better now that things have calmed down a bit. Here’s my recent piece on desert bighorn sheep recovery in Texas Wildlife: