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Lake Conroe Open to Normal Lake Traffic

Lake Conroe water levels are slowly receding, and the lake will soon reach a point where navigational conditions will become much safer. by SJRA staff At noon Saturday, SJRA opened the reservoir to normal boat traffic. Boaters are still urged to use extreme caution due to floating debris and submerged objects that ...

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Lake Conroe Temporarily Closed

SJRA Says Due to High Levels, Submerged Objects, and Floating Debris by SJRA staff Effective immediately, the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) is temporarily closing Lake Conroe due to high lake levels, the presence of submerged objects, floating debris, and other hazards that could put people’s safety at risk.  We ...

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Historic Commission Promoting Independence Trail with Giveaway, Caravan

Enter to win trip in Independence Trail Region 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the Texas Heritage Trail Regions, and the Texas Historical Commission is celebrating by offering a travel getaway in all 10 regions! Why take a daytrip when you can stay an #ExtraDayInTx? We’re kicking things off with ...

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Enter TPWF’s “We Will Not Be Tamed” Sweepstakes

Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (TPWF) is encouraging Texans to get involved in conserving the wild things and wild places of our state with a new campaign called “We Will Not Be Tamed.” TPWF calls you to appreciate the wildness of Texas, the vastness of our Texas spirit and why ...

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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 by TPWD staff As sunny days and warm weather kick off spring boating season, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) inland fisheries and law enforcement staff are urging boaters to fight back against the aquatic invasive species that ...

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Five Tips and Tricks for Spring Breaking at a Texas State Park

by TPWD staff Ahead of the busy spring break season, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department experts have come up with a list of tips and tricks to help families reconnect with the outdoors even if it’s only for an afternoon. Texas State Parks offer a chance for families to get ...

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Patience Key for Upcoming Spring Turkey Season

by TPWD staff Patience as much as skill will be tested during the opening days of this year’s spring turkey season, as Texas hunters may be forced to wait out the natural pecking order to get a gobbler’s attention. According to biologists with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), ...

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Fisheries Staff Predict Prime White Bass Run in 2018

For Texas anglers and fisheries biologists alike, heavy rainfall early in the year signals the beginning of a very exciting event – the annual white bass spring spawning run upstream from reservoirs into rivers and creeks. With ample moisture currently falling across the state, anglers could see schools of the popular sport ...

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TPWD Taking Public Comment on Proposed Changes to Hunting Regulations

Facebook Live Webinar Set for March 6 by TWPD staff  The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is now accepting public comment on a suite of proposed changes to this year’s hunting regulations, which include: a unified statewide deer season opener, legalizing air guns and air bows for hunting certain wildlife ...

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Huntsville MLB Competitions Rescheduled

Originally scheduled for March 3, this event has been rescheduled for May 5 The City of Huntsville Parks and Leisure Department will host a free Scotts® Major League Baseball® Pitch Hit & Run™ and MLB® Jr. Home Run Derby Competition for boys and girls, ages 7 to 14, Saturday, May ...

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