Game Warden Field Notes

Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. It’s a Setup A game warden took two local 10-year-old…

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TPWD Closing Oyster Harvest in Areas of Galveston Bay and Lavaca Bay

TPWD Closing Oyster Harvest in Areas of Galveston Bay and Lavaca Bay

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is closing TX-7 in Galveston Bay and TX-20 in Lavaca Bay to commercial and recreational oyster…

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TPWD Announces New Zebra Mussel Findings in Central Texas Lakes

TPWD Announces New Zebra Mussel Findings in Central Texas Lakes

Lake Austin, Lady Bird Lake Newest Additions to Statewide List of Infested and Suspect Lakes AUSTIN – Two central Texas lakes have received upgraded classifications…

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Public Meeting Scheduled Tuesday to Discuss Big Tree Natural Area

Public Meeting Scheduled Tuesday to Discuss Big Tree Natural Area

ROCKPORT— The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will hold a meeting next week to collect public input for the development of new facilities at Big…

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Whole Earth Provision Co. Hosts Banff Film Festival Benefiting Texas State Parks

Whole Earth Provision Co. Hosts Banff Film Festival Benefiting Texas State Parks

AUSTIN — For the seventh consecutive year, Whole Earth Provision Co. will be donating proceeds from the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour to Texas…

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Inks Lake Drawdown Facilitates Fish Habitat Restoration Project

Inks Lake Drawdown Facilitates Fish Habitat Restoration Project

AUSTIN –Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) fisheries biologists and local partners took advantage of the temporary drawdown of Inks Lake to restore fish habitat…

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Birds of Prey Come to Lake Livingston State Park

Birds of Prey Come to Lake Livingston State Park

LIVINGSTON— Lake Livingston State Park has partnered with EarthQuest to offer a one-of-a-kind Birds of Prey program March 24. An experienced falconer will give two presentations on these magnificent…

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Fly Fish Texas Expo Coming to Athens Feb. 24

Fly Fish Texas Expo Coming to Athens Feb. 24

ATHENS – The Fly Fish Texas Expo is back for the 18th year with a jam-packed day of activities, classes, demonstrations and vendors 9 a.m….

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Invasive Giant Salvinia Found at Lake Nacogdoches

Invasive Giant Salvinia Found at Lake Nacogdoches

AUSTIN – Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) inland fisheries staff found a total of 30 acres of invasive giant salvinia in multiple locations at Lake Nacogdoches Feb. 5….

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New Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Prosecutor of the Year Award Reflects Critical Role To Protect Woods, Waters, Wildlife

New Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Prosecutor of the Year Award Reflects Critical Role To Protect Woods, Waters, Wildlife

Nomination Submissions Due May 15 Texas Game Wardens can spend months investigating and building cases against lawbreakers who shoot endangered whooping cranes, poach white-tailed deer,…

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