Bovine TB Monitoring Effort Expanded to Include Mule Deer and Elk

Bovine TB Monitoring Effort Expanded to Include Mule Deer and Elk

Texas Animal Health Commission and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are seeking input on a cooperative effort to monitor for Bovine Tuberculosis in Texas, which…

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Winter Trout Fishing Coming to the Beautiful Llano River

Winter Trout Fishing Coming to the Beautiful Llano River

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Inland Fisheries will be stocking 2,400 rainbow trout into the Llano River near Castell, Texas, on December 18, 2013.  This…

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Government Canyon State Natural Area to offer Special Holiday Site Openings, Camping Opportunities

Government Canyon State Natural Area to offer Special Holiday Site Openings, Camping Opportunities

Texans looking to experience the beauty and adventure of the Texas Hill Country will have more opportunities to visit and explore Government Canyon State Natural…

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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. DWI Lands Woman in Jail After observing a sports car…

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Davis Mountains State Park to Reopen Dec. 20

Davis Mountains State Park to Reopen Dec. 20

Davis Mountains State Park will reopen for all activities on Friday, Dec. 20, well ahead of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s original projected opening…

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TSA agent disarms pistol-packing sock monkey

TSA agent disarms pistol-packing sock monkey

A potential “tragedy” was averted last week when a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent at St. Louis’ Lambert Airport confiscated a 2-inch toy pistol from the holster…

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Public Fishing Access Areas Open Again on the Guadalupe River

Public Fishing Access Areas Open Again on the Guadalupe River

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department  has signed temporary leased access agreements with four Guadalupe River property owners to expand public access to the trout fishery…

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In first week, Montana issues 45 roadkill salvage permits

In first week, Montana issues 45 roadkill salvage permits

Nearly two-thirds of the 45 roadkill salvage tags issued by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks in the first week of the new permits were for…

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Americans Skeptical of 'Smart Guns'; Oppose Their Legislative Mandate, National Poll Finds

Americans Skeptical of ‘Smart Guns’; Oppose Their Legislative Mandate, National Poll Finds

By a wide majority, Americans are skeptical of the reliability of technology intended to prevent all but authorized users of a firearm from being able…

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Hunting with drones for wild hogs?

Hunting with drones for wild hogs?

The Economist reports a Louisiana pest-extermination firm utilizes a remote-controlled aircraft with a thermal-imaging camera and a laser pointer to locate troublesome feral hogs from 400 feet, then hunters…

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