Invasive Giant Salvinia Found at Houston County Lake

Invasive Giant Salvinia Found at Houston County Lake

AUSTIN – Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) inland fisheries staff found less than 1 acre of invasive giant salvinia in multiple locations at Houston…

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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Texas Trustees Providing Project Updates Online Dec. 4

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Texas Trustees Providing Project Updates Online Dec. 4

GALVESTON – The Deepwater Horizon Natural Resources Damage Assessment (NRDA) Texas Trustee Implementation Group (TIG) will present a restoration update, including project updates, and offer…

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TPWD Inland Fisheries Staff Considering Freshwater Fishing Regulation Changes for 2020-21

TPWD Inland Fisheries Staff Considering Freshwater Fishing Regulation Changes for 2020-21

AUSTIN – Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Inland Fisheries management staff are considering changes to freshwater fishing regulations at water bodies located in Cooke, Tom…

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Game Warden Field Notes

Game Warden Field Notes

Pepé Le Chew The Mount Pleasant law enforcement office received a call from a man in the Winfield area who needed advice. He and his…

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Residents of Aransas County Participate in Vessel Turn-In Program

Residents of Aransas County Participate in Vessel Turn-In Program

AUSTIN— Texas game wardens, the General Land Office, Aransas County and Keep Aransas County Beautiful partnered for a two-day event held Oct. 25-26 offered the…

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TPW Commission Approves Regulation Changes for Freshwater Trotlines and Other Related Gears

TPW Commission Approves Regulation Changes for Freshwater Trotlines and Other Related Gears

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved changes to the regulations on passive fishing gear (jug lines, minnow traps, perch traps, throwlines, and…

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TPW Commission Recognize Officers and Boating Educator of the Year

TPW Commission Recognize Officers and Boating Educator of the Year

AUSTIN— The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission (TPW) recognized two game wardens and a boating educator during today’s meeting for their contributions and efforts supporting…

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TPW Commission Thanks Texas for Approving Prop 5

TPW Commission Thanks Texas for Approving Prop 5

S. Reed Morian, Chairman of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission, issued the following statement regarding the results of yesterday’s election where voters overwhelmingly approved…

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Free Entrance to Texas State Parks Nov. 10 in Honor of Veterans Day

Free Entrance to Texas State Parks Nov. 10 in Honor of Veterans Day

AUSTIN— In honor of both active and retired military, daily entrance fees at Texas State Parks will be waived for all visitors Sunday, Nov. 10….

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Waterfowl Hunters Reminded to Help Prevent Spread of Giant Salvinia

Waterfowl Hunters Reminded to Help Prevent Spread of Giant Salvinia

AUSTIN –With duck hunting season getting underway in most of the state in early November, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is reminding waterfowl…

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