Aquatic ‘passenger pigeon’ shiner found swimming in the Rio Grande

Aquatic ‘passenger pigeon’ shiner found swimming in the Rio Grande

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Kevin Conway is ecstatic. Conway, a Texas A&M AgriLife Research wildlife and fisheries scientist at College Station, is part of a…

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Catfish Season Kicks Off at Neighborhood Fishin’ Lakes Across the State

Catfish Season Kicks Off at Neighborhood Fishin’ Lakes Across the State

AUSTIN – It’s officially catfish stocking season in Texas, and thanks to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Neighborhood Fishin’ program families won’t have to…

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Government Canyon SNA Opens New Wheelchair Accessible Nature Trail

Government Canyon SNA Opens New Wheelchair Accessible Nature Trail

SAN ANTONIO – A new wheelchair accessible nature trail will be unveiled at Government Canyon State Natural Area at a ribbon cutting ceremony at 9…

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Annual Spring Outdoor Celebration Brings the Outdoors to Mont Belvieu

Annual Spring Outdoor Celebration Brings the Outdoors to Mont Belvieu

MONT BELVIEU – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is inviting the public to take part in the free 2nd Annual Spring Outdoor Celebration…

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Davis Mountains State Park Hosts Third Annual Mile High Chili Cook-Off April 22

Davis Mountains State Park Hosts Third Annual Mile High Chili Cook-Off April 22

FORT DAVIS – Davis Mountains State Park, in cooperation with the Chili Appreciation Society International (CASI), is bringing good food, fun and delicious competition back…

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Shad Rule Changes Take Effect in Texas

Shad Rule Changes Take Effect in Texas

AUSTIN — New rules that govern the possession and sale of gizzard and threadfin shad collected from public fresh waters go into effect April 13….

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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. The One that Got Away A tactical flight officer aboard…

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TPWD, Local Partners Provide Free Saltcedar Treatment to Landowners on the Upper Brazos River

TPWD, Local Partners Provide Free Saltcedar Treatment to Landowners on the Upper Brazos River

AUSTIN – In 2016, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and local partners treated 3,500 acres of invasive saltcedar along 112 miles of the Upper…

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13.97 Pound Largemouth Bass Sets Record at Belton Lake

13.97 Pound Largemouth Bass Sets Record at Belton Lake

ATHENS – On April 1, angler Kurt Luker of Cleveland set a water body record for a largemouth bass at Belton Lake with a 13.97…

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Wildflowers and Blooming Plants on Full Display at Texas State Parks

Wildflowers and Blooming Plants on Full Display at Texas State Parks

AUSTIN— Texas State Parks are in full bloom with an impressive wildflower display of bright blues, deep reds and rich yellows. Texas is blessed with…

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