Chronic Wasting Disease Detected in Trinity County Deer Breeding Facility

Chronic Wasting Disease Detected in Trinity County Deer Breeding Facility

AUSTIN — Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) received confirmation of one case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in…

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Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Approves Statewide Deer Carcass Disposal Regulations

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Approves Statewide Deer Carcass Disposal Regulations

AUSTIN — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved statewide deer carcass disposal regulations during its May meeting in an effort to reduce the risk…

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Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Approves Reduction of Chronic Wasting Disease Containment and Surveillance Zones

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Approves Reduction of Chronic Wasting Disease Containment and Surveillance Zones

AUSTIN — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has approved updates to the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Containment and Surveillance Zones. Containment zones refer to…

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Media Advisory: South Llano River State Park Ribbon Cutting June 14

Media Advisory: South Llano River State Park Ribbon Cutting June 14

JUNCTION – Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is hosting a special ribbon-cutting event at 10 a.m. Friday, June 14, to celebrate the completion of…

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Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Adopts New Mountain Lion Regulations

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Adopts New Mountain Lion Regulations

AUSTIN — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved regulations banning canned hunts and implementing trapping standards for mountain lions during its May meeting. These…

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Biologists See More Impacts to Texas Bats from Deadly Disease

Biologists See More Impacts to Texas Bats from Deadly Disease

AUSTIN — During recent cave surveys and routine white-nose syndrome (WNS) monitoring, biologists found evidence of WNS in tri-colored bats. This is the first known…

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Official Media Statement: Fire at Lubbock TPWD Law Enforcement Office

Official Media Statement: Fire at Lubbock TPWD Law Enforcement Office

On the evening of June 5th, the fire alarm system at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Lubbock Law Enforcement Office triggered and Lubbock…

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Fernando Gutierrez Named James “Randy” Fugate Memorial Wildlife Division Professional of the Year

Fernando Gutierrez Named James “Randy” Fugate Memorial Wildlife Division Professional of the Year

AUSTIN — Fernando Gutierrez, wildlife technician at Kerr Wildlife Management Area (WMA), is recipient of the 2024 James “Randy” Fugate Memorial Wildlife Division Professional of…

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Official Media Statement: Commercial Shrimp Vessel Victims Recovered

Official Media Statement: Commercial Shrimp Vessel Victims Recovered

While performing an airboat search of Cox Bay on June 4 around 5 p.m., Texas Game Wardens in Calhoun County recovered one of the victims…

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66th Texas Game Warden and Texas State Park Police Cadet Class Graduates

66th Texas Game Warden and Texas State Park Police Cadet Class Graduates

AUSTIN – Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) graduated the 66th Texas Game Wardens and Texas State Park Police cadet class May 31 at Bannockburn…

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