Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Nest Found at Galveston Island State Park for the First Time in a Decade

Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Nest Found at Galveston Island State Park for the First Time in a Decade

GALVESTON— Egg-citing news awaited staff at Galveston Island State Park when they went to work this morning. A routine survey by the Sea Aggie Sea…

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John Bunker Sands Wetland Center and Rosewood Ranches Receives Texas Leopold Conservation Award

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center and Rosewood Ranches Receives Texas Leopold Conservation Award

AUSTIN – John Bunker Sands Wetland Center and Rosewood Ranches, in Seagoville, will be awarded the state’s highest honor for private land conservation at the…

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Gulf Shrimp Season Closing on Sunday, May 15, 2022

Gulf Shrimp Season Closing on Sunday, May 15, 2022

AUSTIN- The Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season for both Texas and federal waters will close 30 minutes after sunset on Sunday, May 15, 2022…

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Brazos Bend State Park Hosts Inaugural Expo May 14

Brazos Bend State Park Hosts Inaugural Expo May 14

NEEDVILLE— Get outside this weekend at the Brazos Bend Expo from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Saturday, May 14 at Brazos Bend State Park. The Expo…

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Toyota ShareLunker Program Completes Monumental Collection Season

Toyota ShareLunker Program Completes Monumental Collection Season

ATHENS – The 2022 Toyota ShareLunker collection season claimed its spot as one of the best in program history. Anglers contributed 24 ShareLunkers from nine…

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Federal Red Snapper Season Opens June 1 with new DESCEND Act regulations

Federal Red Snapper Season Opens June 1 with new DESCEND Act regulations

AUSTIN- The private recreational angler red snapper season in federal water opens Wednesday, June 1, 2022. Red snapper fishing is open year around in state…

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Texas State-Fish Art Contest Reveals 2022 Winners

Texas State-Fish Art Contest Reveals 2022 Winners

ATHENS – The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) is pleased to announce the Texas division of Wildlife Forever’s Fish Art Contest winners for 2022. The…

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“Lone Star Bass” Heading to Texas Lakes this Spring

“Lone Star Bass” Heading to Texas Lakes this Spring

ATHENS – Offspring from the Toyota ShareLunker Program are set to be delivered to waterbodies across the state. Between May and July, Texas Parks and…

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First Case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Detected in a Wild Bird in Texas

First Case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Detected in a Wild Bird in Texas

AUSTIN – The National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) confirmed this week the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a great horned owl at…

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About The May 2022 Cover

About The May 2022 Cover

Last month’s description of the cover art stated, “Find water and there’s a good chance you’ll find a variety of wildlife and game animals.”  This…

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