Park Ranger Recommendations for Hot Weather Hikes

Park Ranger Recommendations for Hot Weather Hikes

AUSTIN— Heat exhaustion is one of the most common maladies that park rangers encounter during the summer months, and with temperatures soaring to scorching heats…

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Texas receives funding to combat white-nose syndrome in bats

Texas receives funding to combat white-nose syndrome in bats

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will receive $30,000 in grant funding from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to research…

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TPWD Accepting Drawn Hunt Permit Applications for 2017-18 Season

TPWD Accepting Drawn Hunt Permit Applications for 2017-18 Season

AUSTIN – Hunters can start making plans for the upcoming seasons now by applying for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Drawn Hunts. The online…

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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. Remote Recovery On the evening of July 2, Val Verde…

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Game Wardens Investigating Fatal Boat Wreck on Lake Conroe

Game Wardens Investigating Fatal Boat Wreck on Lake Conroe

AUSTIN – Texas game wardens are investigating a fatal boat wreck that occurred Tuesday at about 9 p.m. on Lake Conroe near Atkins Creek. The…

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Public Meeting on State Park Development at Inks Lake July 13

Public Meeting on State Park Development at Inks Lake July 13

BURNET- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will present plans and proposals for development of facilities and recreational use areas at the Inks Lake…

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Commercial Gulf Shrimp Season Opens Saturday, July 15

Commercial Gulf Shrimp Season Opens Saturday, July 15

AUSTIN- The Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season for both state and federal waters will reopen 30 minutes after sunset on Saturday, July 15. The…

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July 4th Weekend TPWD Law Enforcement Roundup

July 4th Weekend TPWD Law Enforcement Roundup

Texas Game Wardens Ramp up Boating Safety Patrols, Respond to Numerous Water-Related Incidents AUSTIN – Texas Game Wardens logged nearly 13,000 patrol hours on state…

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Galveston County Tax Office to offer boat registration and titling

Galveston County Tax Office to offer boat registration and titling

GALVESTON COUNTY — Beginning July 5, the Galveston County Tax office will partner with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to provide boat titling and registration…

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The Heart of Galveston Bay

The Heart of Galveston Bay

Texas’ largest estuary contains plenty of summertime deepwater hotspots. -Nate Skinner Galveston Bay ranks as the seventh largest estuary in the United States, containing 378,063…

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