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Galveston Island State Park Remains Open Before Beachside Project Begins

Galveston Island State Park Remains Open Before Beachside Project Begins

AUSTIN— Galveston Island State Park is keeping its beachside gates open through the summer before beginning a major beach redevelopment project in September. The park…

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Ten Grants Awarded by Winners of Great Texas Birding Classic

Ten Grants Awarded by Winners of Great Texas Birding Classic

AUSTIN— The 23rd annual Great Texas Birding Classic (GTBC) has wrapped up another year and the winners of the largest and longest bird-watching competition in…

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Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Season to Open July 15

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Season to Open July 15

AUSTIN — The Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season for both state and federal waters will open 30 minutes after sunset Monday, July 15, 2019….

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Game Warden Field Notes

Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Fear That Rumbling Sound At about 11:30 p.m. on June…

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Texas Game Wardens Cracking Down on Boating Under the Influence This Fourth of July Weekend

Texas Game Wardens Cracking Down on Boating Under the Influence This Fourth of July Weekend

AUSTIN – As boaters head out to Texas waterways for the Fourth of July holiday, Texas Game Wardens and thousands of law enforcement officers will…

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Battleship Texas Visiting Hours Reduced to Prepare for Repair; Transport

Battleship Texas Visiting Hours Reduced to Prepare for Repair; Transport

AUSTIN— Starting July 8, the Battleship Texas State Historic Site is reducing its visitation hours to allow staff full accessibility to the ship and its…

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