TPWD Seeking Public Input on Potential Changes to Recreation Grants Process

TPWD Seeking Public Input on Potential Changes to Recreation Grants Process

Public Meetings Set to Discuss Criteria for Community Outdoor Outreach, Local Park Grants Awards AUSTIN – A series of public input meetings will be held…

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New Rules Prohibit Commercial Harvest of Four Turtle Species in Texas

New Rules Prohibit Commercial Harvest of Four Turtle Species in Texas

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission this week voted to prohibit the commercial collection of four species of freshwater turtles in Texas—the common…

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TPW Commission Adopts Rules Permitting Pneumatic Weapons for Hunting

TPW Commission Adopts Rules Permitting Pneumatic Weapons for Hunting

AUSTIN – Beginning this fall, hunters in Texas will be able to use air guns and arrow guns that meet criteria established under new rules…

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Sabine County Attorney Robert G. Neal Jr. Awarded Inaugural TPWD Prosecutor of the Year Award

Sabine County Attorney Robert G. Neal Jr. Awarded Inaugural TPWD Prosecutor of the Year Award

AUSTIN—For his work prosecuting natural and cultural resource violations and environmental crimes in the state, Robert G. Neal Jr., County Attorney for Sabine County, has…

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Two Texas Game Wardens Receive Officer of the Year Awards

Two Texas Game Wardens Receive Officer of the Year Awards

AUSTIN— The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission recognized two Texas Game Wardens as recipients of the Midwest Officer of the Year and National Association of…

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Texas Dove Hunting Prospects Bright for Season Opener Sept. 1

Texas Dove Hunting Prospects Bright for Season Opener Sept. 1

AUSTIN — Though Hurricane Harvey caused a significant drop in dove hunter effort and harvest numbers last year, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department expects…

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Game Warden Field Notes

Game Warden Field Notes

he following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. A Shot in the Dark A game warden received a…

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Red Snapper Season Closes in Federal Waters Wednesday, Aug. 22

Red Snapper Season Closes in Federal Waters Wednesday, Aug. 22

AUSTIN- The private recreational angler red snapper season in federal waters will close at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22. State waters out to nine nautical…

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2018-19 Texas Hunting, Fishing Licenses on Sale Wednesday, Aug 15

2018-19 Texas Hunting, Fishing Licenses on Sale Wednesday, Aug 15

AUSTIN – With opening of dove hunting season only a couple weeks away, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department reminds sportsmen that all current year…

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Sportfish Center’s Mako Shark ‘Pico’ Surprises Scientists with 2,000-Mile Migration

Sportfish Center’s Mako Shark ‘Pico’ Surprises Scientists with 2,000-Mile Migration

Researchers at the Harte Research Institute (HRI) for Gulf of Mexico Studies’ Center for Sportfish Science and Conservation continue to unlock the mysteries of shark…

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