Texas Parks & Wildlife Commission Awards $8.7 Million in Local Park Grants to Texas Communities

Texas Parks & Wildlife Commission Awards $8.7 Million in Local Park Grants to Texas Communities

AUSTIN— The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved just over $8 million in competitive local park grants to help fund projects that will create and…

Read Article →
Texas Game Warden Recognized as National Wild Turkey Federation Wildlife Officer of the Year

Texas Game Warden Recognized as National Wild Turkey Federation Wildlife Officer of the Year

AUSTIN— At Thursday’s Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission meeting, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Executive Director Carter Smith recognized Texas Game Warden Carlos Maldonado as…

Read Article →
TPWD, Partners Launch Arundo Awareness Campaign

TPWD, Partners Launch Arundo Awareness Campaign

New Awareness, Prevention Campaign Aimed at Road Maintenance Crews AUSTIN – Arundo donax, an invasive, non-native plant, is devastating Texas waterways. It causes erosion, increases…

Read Article →
Target Range Development Grants Available through TPWD

Target Range Development Grants Available through TPWD

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is currently accepting applications for target range development grants through April 28, 2018. The funds are…

Read Article →
13th Annual Texas-National Archery Championship To Draw Record Number of Competitors to Belton March 21 & 22

13th Annual Texas-National Archery Championship To Draw Record Number of Competitors to Belton March 21 & 22

AUSTIN –– From 96 schools across Texas, 2,253 students in grades 4-12 will gather March 21 & 22 at the Bell County Expo Center for…

Read Article →
TPWD Reminds Texans to ‘Clean, Drain and Dry’ as Boating Season Heats Up

TPWD Reminds Texans to ‘Clean, Drain and Dry’ as Boating Season Heats Up

Boaters Critical in Fight to Protect Texas Lakes from Destructive Invasive Species AUSTIN – As sunny days and warm weather kick off spring boating season,…

Read Article →
TPWD Sets Public Meetings to Gather Input on Red Snapper Exempted Fishing Permit Application

TPWD Sets Public Meetings to Gather Input on Red Snapper Exempted Fishing Permit Application

AUSTIN- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is seeking public input on a proposed plan that, if approved by the National Marine Fisheries Service…

Read Article →
Lake Fork Does It Again: Third Toyota ShareLunker of Season

Lake Fork Does It Again: Third Toyota ShareLunker of Season

AUSTIN – For the third time in less than two weeks, Lake Fork has delivered what many anglers dream about for a lifetime – a…

Read Article →
West Texas Lake Produces 13.40 pound ShareLunker Bass

West Texas Lake Produces 13.40 pound ShareLunker Bass

AUSTIN – For the first time in more than 28 years, Twin Buttes Reservoir near San Angelo has produced a Toyota ShareLunker largemouth bass exceeding 13 pounds. Angler Austin…

Read Article →
TPWD Increases King Mackerel Recreational Bag Limit

TPWD Increases King Mackerel Recreational Bag Limit

AUSTIN –The king mackerel recreational bag limit increases from two to three fish per person, per day on Friday, March 16, 2018. In January, the…

Read Article →