Washington-on-the-Brazos Hosts Juneteenth Heritage Celebration

Washington-on-the-Brazos Hosts Juneteenth Heritage Celebration

WASHINGTON— Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site will be hosting a free Juneteenth Heritage Celebration 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday to showcase the rich African-American heritage…

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Department of Interior Announces Recovery & Delisting of Yellowstone Grizzly Population

Department of Interior Announces Recovery & Delisting of Yellowstone Grizzly Population

The U.S. Department of Interior announced the recovery of the Yellowstone grizzly bear population as well as its intent to remove federal protections and return…

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Battleship Texas Welcomes Visitors Back Saturday

Battleship Texas Welcomes Visitors Back Saturday

LA PORTE— The Battleship Texas State Historic Site is reopening to visitors Saturday after a weeklong closure to repair leaks in its hull. The 103-year-old…

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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. Gone Hog Wild A game warden was on his way…

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TPWD Extends Red Snapper Season in Federal Waters

TPWD Extends Red Snapper Season in Federal Waters

AUSTIN – Following a series of public meetings on the Texas coast to seek angler input, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), along with…

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Department of Commerce Announces Changes to the 2017 Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Private Angler Recreational Season

Department of Commerce Announces Changes to the 2017 Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Private Angler Recreational Season

WASHINGTON -For the first time in a decade, Federal authorities and the five Gulf States have agreed to align Federal and State private angler red…

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U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Extension of Federal Gulf Red Snapper Season

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Extension of Federal Gulf Red Snapper Season

Sportfishing industry supports effort to improve recreational fishing access Alexandria, Va. – June 14, 2017 – The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) supports the U.S. Department…

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Battleship Texas Closed to Repair Leak

Battleship Texas Closed to Repair Leak

LA PORTE— Battleship Texas State Historic Site closed to the public Sunday afternoon after staff discovered a major leak in the iconic ship’s hull. The…

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Zebra Mussels Discovered in Canyon Lake

Zebra Mussels Discovered in Canyon Lake

AUSTIN — Invasive zebra mussels have now been positively identified in the Guadalupe River Basin in what is now the state’s southernmost affected lake. Texas…

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Texas contributes $600,000 for waterfowl habitat work in Prairie Canada

Texas contributes $600,000 for waterfowl habitat work in Prairie Canada

State funding matched by Ducks Unlimited and NAWCA to conserve vital waterfowl habitat HOUSTON – June 7, 2017 – During remarks at Ducks Unlimited’s 80th…

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