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Forest Service Pausing Forest Plan Revision Process

by USFS staff The National Forests and Grasslands in Texas (NFGT) is pausing revision of its Land and Resource Management Plan. The document, commonly referred to as the Forest Plan, provides overall direction for the use and management of the forest and is typically revised on a 15-20 year cycle. ...

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Applications Now Accepted for TPWD Drawn Hunt Permits

by TPWD staff Hunters can start making plans for the upcoming seasons now by applying for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Drawn Hunts. The online system is currently accepting applications and the first hunt category deadline is less than a month away. This year about 9,500 permits in 49 ...

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Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Approves Hunting Regulation Changes for 2018-19

South Zone Dove Hunters to See Earliest Opener in Seven Decades Hunters will see several hunting regulation changes this fall, including an early opener for dove season in the South Zone, a mule deer season in Lynn County, experimental mule deer antler restrictions, an increase to the northern pintail bag ...

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Huntsville State Park Gets New Superintendent

by Rich Heiland WHEN HE GRADUATED from Louisiana Tech in 2004, Kody Waters didn’t have his eyes set on one day being the leader of the busiest state park in Texas. But he is. “I graduated with a degree in ag business and assumed I would do something in ag lending, ...

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Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission to Revisit Air Gun/Air Bow Rules at May Public Meeting

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has delayed until its public meeting in Lubbock on May 24 any final rulemaking on the use of air guns and air bows as legal means for taking certain game animals, game birds, alligators and furbearers.  At the meeting the Commission expects to hear further public ...

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Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Approves Hunting Regulation Changes for 2018-19

South Zone Dove Hunters to See Earliest Opener in Seven Decades by TWPD staff This fall, several changes to hunting regulations will take effect following amendments approved recently by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission. Among a suite of modifications include an early opener for dove season in the South ...

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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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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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Trans-Pecos Pronghorn Restoration Team Continue Efforts

by TPWD staff This month the Trans-Pecos Pronghorn Restoration Project progressed with another successful relocation of 113 pronghorn. This marks the sixth year that pronghorn have been transplanted from healthy populations in the Texas Panhandle to supplement pronghorn populations in the Trans-Pecos region.  In late January, pronghorn were captured from ...

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$10,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrests in Assault on Texas Game Warden

Authorities Asking Public for Help Locating Vehicle of Interest Law enforcement officials are asking the public for help locating a vehicle of interest and with identifying individuals responsible for injuring a Texas game warden during a traffic stop New Year’s Day. The incident occurred at approximately 5 p.m. in an ...

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