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National Forests and Grasslands in Texas to Begin Forest Plan Revision Process

The National Forests and Grasslands in Texas is beginning a process to revise its Land and Resource Management Plan that will provides direction for managing recreation, forest vegetation, rivers and tributaries, fish and wildlife and cultural and heritage assets. “The National Forests and Grasslands in Texas play a unique role ...

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TPWD Taking Comment on Proposed Hunting and Fishing Regulation Changes

Online Resources Available for Public Input, Webinar Set for Feb. 21 The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is seeking public comment on proposed changes to the state’s hunting and fishing regulations for 2017-18. Access to online resources, including details on these proposals and options to provide public comment can be ...

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TPW Commission Approves Shad Collection and Sale Rules

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission at its Thursday, Jan. 26, public hearing approved changes to the regulations on the possession and sale of gizzard and threadfin shad collected from public waters. The change will require persons who use containers exceeding 82 quarts in volume for collection and possession of ...

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Applications Being Accepted for Texas Game Warden Cadet Class

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is building its next generation of elite state law enforcement officers with the 62nd Texas Game Warden Cadet class. Applications are being accepted now through March 31. “We are beginning the process of hiring and training the next generation of conservation law enforcement ...

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TPWD Releases Freshwater Fishing Regulation Proposals for 2017-18

Changes to harvest regulations for bass in the Devil’s River highlight this year’s list of proposed freshwater fishing regulation changes. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) staff have also proposed regulation changes for lakes in Abilene and Dallas/Fort Worth and an update to reflect a recent species name change. TPWD ...

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‘Tis the Season for Rainbow Trout Fishing in Texas

TPWD Winter Stocking Effort Underway at over 100 Sites These stockings won’t be found hanging by the chimney, but they’ll still bring plenty of joy this winter to boys and girls of all ages. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) annual fish stockings of rainbow trout are currently underway ...

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Forest Service Waives Day-Use Fees for Veterans Day

Many recreation areas and other venues in the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas will be free to the public on Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day. “We honor our veterans each Nov. 11 and every other day of the year,” said U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell. “We ...

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Leased Access Areas Open for Bass Anglers

Anglers targeting prized Guadalupe bass now have greater access to prime fishing along three Central Texas rivers, thanks to temporary leased access agreements between private landowners and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD). The leased access sites are located on the lower Colorado, Llano and San Marcos rivers and ...

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