August Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Meeting to Be Held Online

August Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Meeting to Be Held Online

AUSTIN – With ongoing public health concerns continuing across the state, the August meeting of the Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPW) Commission scheduled for August…

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Great Texas Birding Classic Moves to Fall for First Time Ever

Great Texas Birding Classic Moves to Fall for First Time Ever

AUSTIN— Drop that remote and grab those binoculars, the 24th Annual Great Texas Birding Classic (GTBC) is kicking off fall with its annual bird watching…

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Oyster Mariculture Permit Application Online

Oyster Mariculture Permit Application Online

AUSTIN- The oyster mariculture industry is open for business. This new industry on the Texas coast allows people to lease public waters to grow and…

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TPWD Recognizes National Shooting Sports Month through Educational Programming

TPWD Recognizes National Shooting Sports Month through Educational Programming

AUSTIN – August 2020 marks the 4th Annual National Shooting Sports Month, as designated by the National Shooting Sports Foundation. To commemorate the month, which…

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Weather, Habitat Conditions Promising for 2020-21 Dove Season

Weather, Habitat Conditions Promising for 2020-21 Dove Season

AUSTIN — September marks the start of dove season for more than 300,000 Texas hunters per year. While 2020 surveys of dove populations were cancelled…

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Texas Hunting, Fishing Licenses Go on Sale Aug. 15

Texas Hunting, Fishing Licenses Go on Sale Aug. 15

AUSTIN – With the start of a new hunting season fast approaching, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is reminding hunters and anglers that…

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Three Texas Parks and Wildlife Employees Perish in Helicopter Crash During Bighorn Sheep Survey

Three Texas Parks and Wildlife Employees Perish in Helicopter Crash During Bighorn Sheep Survey

AUSTIN— While conducting aerial surveys for desert bighorn sheep in West Texas on Saturday, Aug. 8, three Texas Parks and Wildlife Department employees died in…

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Game Warden Field Notes

Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife law enforcement reports. A-B-C, It’s Easy as 1-2-3 A Hamilton County game warden and…

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Texas Anglers, Boaters Urged to Help Conserve Threatened Saltwater Flats

Texas Anglers, Boaters Urged to Help Conserve Threatened Saltwater Flats

AUSTIN – Conservation groups are asking the tens of thousands of people who boat in Texas coastal waters every year to become part of the…

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Park Rangers Statewide Recognized for World Ranger Day

Park Rangers Statewide Recognized for World Ranger Day

AUSTIN— Every year on July 31, World Ranger Day is an opportunity to take a moment to recognize the unwavering commitment towards park stewardship by…

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