San Jacinto Battleground, Battleship Texas Reopen to the Public May 8

San Jacinto Battleground, Battleship Texas Reopen to the Public May 8

LA PORTE— The San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site and the Battleship Texas State Historic Site will be reopening to the public May 8 after…

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Fungus Causing White-Nose Syndrome in Bats Continues to Spread in Texas

Fungus Causing White-Nose Syndrome in Bats Continues to Spread in Texas

AUSTIN — The fungus that causes white-nose syndrome (WNS) in bats has continued to spread into parts of Central, South, and East Texas, according to…

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TPWD Temporarily Closes Alligator Gar Fishing in Segment of the Trinity River

TPWD Temporarily Closes Alligator Gar Fishing in Segment of the Trinity River

AUSTIN –  Due to flooding conditions on the Trinity River, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is temporarily prohibiting fishing for alligator gar in portions…

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Gulf Shrimp Season Closing on Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Gulf Shrimp Season Closing on Wednesday, May 15, 2019

AUSTIN- The Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season for both Texas and federal waters will close 30 minutes after sunset on Wednesday, May 15, 2019…

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TPWD CO-OP Awards More Than $1.5 Million in Grants to Texas Communities

TPWD CO-OP Awards More Than $1.5 Million in Grants to Texas Communities

Community Outdoor Outreach Program (CO-OP) Provides Opportunities for Texans to Connect with Nature AUSTIN – Texas children and families will have enhanced opportunities to explore…

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Invasive Giant Salvinia Eradicated from Lake Fork, Lake Athens

Invasive Giant Salvinia Eradicated from Lake Fork, Lake Athens

AUSTIN – Recent vegetation surveys conducted by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Aquatic Habitat Enhancement (AHE) Team have revealed that giant salvinia – an…

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TPWD Launches New Desert Bighorn Sheep Conservation License Plate

TPWD Launches New Desert Bighorn Sheep Conservation License Plate

AUSTIN – Texans can help the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in its wildlife conservation efforts through their purchase of the new Desert Bighorn Sheep…

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TPWD Joins Partners in Recognizing Soil and Water Stewardship Week

TPWD Joins Partners in Recognizing Soil and Water Stewardship Week

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has partnered with the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board, Association of Texas Soil & Water…

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About the May 2019 Cover

About the May 2019 Cover

Wild hogs are in Texas and they are here to stay.  Cursed by many and revered by others these wild swine have been on this…

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PRIME TIME OFFSHORE FISHING BEGINS

PRIME TIME OFFSHORE FISHING BEGINS

Gulf currents have warmed and all the pelagic players are available. Story and Photography by Robert Sloan June is without a doubt the month to…

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