National Safe Boating Week Reminds Texans to Stay Safe on the Water

National Safe Boating Week Reminds Texans to Stay Safe on the Water

AUSTIN — In 2016, there were more than 35 boating fatalities and hundreds of boat accidents and injuries on Texas waters. As part of National…

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Texas Game Wardens Crack Down on Illegal Internet Wildlife Trade in Houston Area

Texas Game Wardens Crack Down on Illegal Internet Wildlife Trade in Houston Area

HOUSTON – Trading on the internet can be a wild experience with deals on practically anything and everything one can imagine just a click away….

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Dixon Water Foundation Receives 2017 Leopold Conservation Award® for Texas

Dixon Water Foundation Receives 2017 Leopold Conservation Award® for Texas

AUSTIN – The state’s top land conservation award typically goes to a private ranch, but this year the honoree is a North Texas-based nonprofit which…

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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Texas Trustees Propose New Restoration Plan for Texas Gulf Coast

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Texas Trustees Propose New Restoration Plan for Texas Gulf Coast

Public Comment Sought on Draft Restoration Plan, Public Meetings Set for June in Galveston and Corpus Christi TEXAS—The Texas Trustee Implementation Group (TIG) is working…

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Big Time Texas Hunts Entries Now on Sale

Big Time Texas Hunts Entries Now on Sale

AUSTIN— The upcoming hunting seasons may still be months away, but starting today you can enter the Big Time Texas Hunts drawing to win one…

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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. Baiting the Baiters On opening day of the spring Eastern…

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Entrance Changes Take Effect at Balmorhea State Park Memorial Day Weekend

Entrance Changes Take Effect at Balmorhea State Park Memorial Day Weekend

BALMORHEA— Starting Memorial Day weekend, Balmorhea State Park will be limiting its day-use visitation to 1,300 park goers per day. This change is a new…

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New CWD Case Discovered at Fifth Captive Deer Breeding Facility

New CWD Case Discovered at Fifth Captive Deer Breeding Facility

AUSTIN – A case of chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been validated in a captive white-tailed deer at another breeding facility in Medina County. The…

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RMEF Celebrates 33rd Anniversary

RMEF Celebrates 33rd Anniversary

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is commemorating 33 years of carrying out its conservation mission to ensure the future of elk, other wildlife, their…

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Federal Waters off Texas Closed to Shrimping on May 15, 2017

Federal Waters off Texas Closed to Shrimping on May 15, 2017

NOAA Fisheries announces federal waters from 9 to 200 nautical miles off Texas will close to shrimp trawling at 30 minutes after official sunset, local…

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