Coastal Public Hunting Lands Reopen for Early Teal This Weekend

Coastal Public Hunting Lands Reopen for Early Teal This Weekend

AUSTIN – Hunters along the Texas coast looking for access to public lands during the early teal season, which runs through Sunday, Sept. 24, may…

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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. Skunked A Rockwall County game warden responded to a call…

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Storm Aftermath Puts Damper on Saturday’s Early Teal Season Opener

Storm Aftermath Puts Damper on Saturday’s Early Teal Season Opener

AUSTIN – The 16-day early teal hunting season opens statewide Saturday with guarded optimism tempered by the reality that many waterfowlers along the Texas coast…

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It’s Time for Texas’ Second Annual Pollinator BioBlitz

It’s Time for Texas’ Second Annual Pollinator BioBlitz

AUSTIN — In support of Texas’ second statewide Pollinator BioBlitz, organizations and sites around the state will soon be hosting a variety of events to get…

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TPWD Cancels Public Hunts along Coast Due to Storm Impacts

TPWD Cancels Public Hunts along Coast Due to Storm Impacts

AUSTIN — Due to impacts from Hurricane Harvey at wildlife management areas (WMA) and state parks along the coast, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department…

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Displaced Wildlife Show Up as Harvey Flood Waters Recede

Displaced Wildlife Show Up as Harvey Flood Waters Recede

Use Extreme Caution When Clearing Debris AUSTIN – As flood waters from Harvey recede and those affected begin to sort through the damage left in…

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Game Wardens Stress Boating Safety During Labor Day Weekend

Game Wardens Stress Boating Safety During Labor Day Weekend

AUSTIN – With Texas game wardens continuing to assist the recovery efforts in Harvey affected areas, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is urging extra…

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New 2017-2018 Fishing Regulations

New 2017-2018 Fishing Regulations

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopted a suite of changes for the 2017-2018 saltwater and freshwater fishing season this year. All new…

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CWD Sample Collector Trainings in the Panhandle and Trans-Pecos

CWD Sample Collector Trainings in the Panhandle and Trans-Pecos

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Texas Animal Health Commission and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service have partnered to coordinate chronic wasting disease…

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TPW Commission Adopts New Rules for Statewide Oyster Fishery

TPW Commission Adopts New Rules for Statewide Oyster Fishery

AUSTIN- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopted new regulations for the statewide oyster fishery last week that reduce commercial possession limits, establish additional harvest…

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