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KVUE-TV Austin
Invasive Species Taking Over Texas Lakes and Costing Taxpayers MoneyThe Texas Parks and Wildlife Department have been waging a war on invasive spec
Invasive Species Taking Over Texas Lakes and Costing Taxpayers Money
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 10 hours ago
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department have been waging a war on invasive species of plants and animals in Texas lakes for years. They said it's more important than ever to stop the spread to other bodies of water. "Most invasive species are very... Read more
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Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post
Expanded dove hunting season to start Sept. 1season in the Central Zone, which includes Gillespie County, will be from Sept.
Expanded dove hunting season to start Sept. 1
Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post / Posted 19 hours ago
season in the Central Zone, which includes Gillespie County, will be from Sept. 1-Nov. 6 and Dec. 17-Jan. 8, 2017. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is integrating the additional days early in the season to take advantage of... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Game wardens prepare for historic dove season starting Sept. 1years. A new 90-day season this fall means hunters will have 20 more days of o
Game wardens prepare for historic dove season starting Sept. 1
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 21 hours ago
years. A new 90-day season this fall means hunters will have 20 more days of opportunity compared with previous years. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is integrating those additional days early in the season to take advantage of mourning... Read more
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Wilson County News
Dove hunting: Longer season, lots of birdsyears. A new 90-day season this fall means hunters will have 20 more days of o
Dove hunting: Longer season, lots of birds
Wilson County News / Posted yesterday
years. A new 90-day season this fall means hunters will have 20 more days of opportunity compared with previous years. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is integrating those additional days early in the season to take advantage of... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Deadly waters: 75 people have died on Texas lakes, rivers so far in 2016, records showand lakes due to drowning, trauma and suicide and other causes, records show.
Deadly waters: 75 people have died on Texas lakes, rivers so far in 2016, records show
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
and lakes due to drowning, trauma and suicide and other causes, records show. According to records obtained from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, no deaths have occurred in San Antonio rivers or lakes so far this year. From Aug. 1,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Deadliest rivers in Texasnumber of reported deaths during that time with 22, according to records provid
Deadliest rivers in Texas
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
number of reported deaths during that time with 22, according to records provided to the San Antonio Express-News by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The Trinity River, which stretches nearly 600 miles, had 16 deaths reported to the TPWD... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Deadly waters: 75 people have died on Texas lakes, rivers so far in 2016, records showand lakes due to drowning, trauma and suicide and other causes, records show.
Deadly waters: 75 people have died on Texas lakes, rivers so far in 2016, records show
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
and lakes due to drowning, trauma and suicide and other causes, records show. According to records obtained from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, no deaths have occurred in San Antonio rivers or lakes so far this year. From Aug. 1,... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Game Warden Field Notes - The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Stranded during the Storm During a late June storm a Val Verde County game warden responded to a call for assistanc...The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Departmen
Game Warden Field Notes - The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Stranded during the Storm During a late June storm a Val Verde County game warden responded to a call for assistanc...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Stranded during the Storm During a late June storm, a Val Verde County game warden responded to a call for assistance from a state parks... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Texas hunting, fishing licenses expiring, 2016-17 on sale now– Hunters be warned – those 2015-16 Texas hunting and fishing licenses are set
Texas hunting, fishing licenses expiring, 2016-17 on sale now
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 8 days ago
– Hunters be warned – those 2015-16 Texas hunting and fishing licenses are set to expire in 15 short days. Luckily, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is fully stocked with brand-new permits for the 2016-17 hunting seasons.TPWD... Read more
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Borger News-Herald
Texas Dove Hunting Season prospects bright with lots of birds and longer season80 years. The new 90-day season this fall means hunters will have 20 more days
Texas Dove Hunting Season prospects bright with lots of birds and longer season
Borger News-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
80 years. The new 90-day season this fall means hunters will have 20 more days of hunting compared to previous years. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is adding those additional days early in the season to take advantage of mourning... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Texas Dove Hunting Prospects Bright: Longer Season Lots of Birds - AUSTIN More validation that everything s bigger and better in Texas dove populations are soaring and the hunting season which gets underway Sept. 1 is the longest in 80 years. A ne...years. A new 90-day season this fall means hunters will have 20 more days of o
Texas Dove Hunting Prospects Bright: Longer Season Lots of Birds - AUSTIN More validation that everything s bigger and better in Texas dove populations are soaring and the hunting season which gets underway Sept. 1 is the longest in 80 years. A ne...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
years. A new 90-day season this fall means hunters will have 20 more days of opportunity compared with previous years. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is integrating those additional days early in the season to take advantage of... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Little Elm High teen drowned at lakenor his friends could get to him in time. The Lewisville and Little Elm fire d
Little Elm High teen drowned at lake
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
nor his friends could get to him in time. The Lewisville and Little Elm fire departments responded about 7 p.m., and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department helped those agencies recover the body at 9:11 p.m., Allison said. The Tarrant County... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Authorities release details of Lewisville Lake drowningfriends could get to him in time. The Lewisville and Little Elm fire departmen
Authorities release details of Lewisville Lake drowning
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
friends could get to him in time. The Lewisville and Little Elm fire departments responded to the call about 7 p.m. The Texas Parks and Wildlife department helped those agencies recover the body at 9:11 p.m., Allison said. The Tarrant County... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Zebra mussels infest another Texas lakeZebra mussels have infested yet another Texas lake. The Texas Parks and Wildli
Zebra mussels infest another Texas lake
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 12 days ago
Zebra mussels have infested yet another Texas lake. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department said fisheries biologists confirmed the presence of the invasive aquatic species in Stillhouse Hollow Reservoir after a boater, and his family, found zebra... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Zebra mussels infest another Texas lakeZebra mussels have infested yet another Texas lake. The Texas Parks and Wildli
Zebra mussels infest another Texas lake
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 12 days ago
Zebra mussels have infested yet another Texas lake. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department said fisheries biologists confirmed the presence of the invasive aquatic species in Stillhouse Hollow Reservoir after a boater, and his family, found zebra... Read more
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KXXV Waco
State accountability ratings released; Longview ISD, Tyler ISD meet standardwas that 9-foot gator in the corner. Zebra mussels infest another Texas lakeZe
State accountability ratings released; Longview ISD, Tyler ISD meet standard
KXXV Waco / Posted 12 days ago
was that 9-foot gator in the corner. Zebra mussels infest another Texas lakeZebra mussels infest another Texas lake The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department said fisheries biologists confirmed the presence of the invasive aquatic species in... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Police search for armed robbery suspectwas that 9-foot gator in the corner. Zebra mussels infest another Texas lakeZe
Police search for armed robbery suspect
KXXV Waco / Posted 12 days ago
was that 9-foot gator in the corner. Zebra mussels infest another Texas lakeZebra mussels infest another Texas lake The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department said fisheries biologists confirmed the presence of the invasive aquatic species in... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Midland Co. Jail asks for more money to feed growing populationwas that 9-foot gator in the corner. Zebra mussels infest another Texas lakeZe
Midland Co. Jail asks for more money to feed growing population
KXXV Waco / Posted 12 days ago
was that 9-foot gator in the corner. Zebra mussels infest another Texas lakeZebra mussels infest another Texas lake The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department said fisheries biologists confirmed the presence of the invasive aquatic species in... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Zebra mussels infest another Texas lakemeal. "We want those kids to know ... The Texas Parks and Wildlife Departmen
Zebra mussels infest another Texas lake
KXXV Waco / Posted 12 days ago
meal. "We want those kids to know ... The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department said fisheries biologists confirmed the presence of the invasive aquatic species in... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Non-profit gives seven Waco ISD students makeover before start of school yearmeal. "We want those kids to know ... Zebra mussels infest another Texas lakeZ
Non-profit gives seven Waco ISD students makeover before start of school year
KXXV Waco / Posted 12 days ago
meal. "We want those kids to know ... Zebra mussels infest another Texas lakeZebra mussels infest another Texas lake The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department said fisheries biologists confirmed the presence of the invasive aquatic species in... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Fort Hood soldier intoxicated in deadly wrong-way crash arrestedmeal. "We want those kids to know ... Zebra mussels infest another Texas lakeZ
Fort Hood soldier intoxicated in deadly wrong-way crash arrested
KXXV Waco / Posted 12 days ago
meal. "We want those kids to know ... Zebra mussels infest another Texas lakeZebra mussels infest another Texas lake The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department said fisheries biologists confirmed the presence of the invasive aquatic species in... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Outdoor Family FUNday just around the cornerRiver for the annual Family FUNday event — a time of kayaking, fishing and more
Outdoor Family FUNday just around the corner
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 12 days ago
River for the annual Family FUNday event — a time of kayaking, fishing and more! Join the San Angelo Standard-Times and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for the 4th annual Outdoor Family FUNday — a FREE day of fishing, kayaking and more —... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Ray Sasser: Heat affects the fish, toocare when catch-and-release fishing. Warm water stresses the fish through lowe
Ray Sasser: Heat affects the fish, too
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
care when catch-and-release fishing. Warm water stresses the fish through lower dissolved oxygen levels. In August, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department suspends catfish stocking at small Neighborhood Fishin’ lakes in urban and suburban areas... Read more
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KERA North Texas
The iNaturalist App Is Kind Of Like Pokémon Go For WildlifeiNaturalist to document the hidden species in their neighborhoods. Check out u
The iNaturalist App Is Kind Of Like Pokémon Go For Wildlife
KERA North Texas / Posted 13 days ago
iNaturalist to document the hidden species in their neighborhoods. Check out upcoming citizen science events with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department at the bottom of this post. It's dusk at Lochwood Park in East Dallas and Sam Kieschnick... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Authorities find drowning victim on Lake LBJVILLAGE, TEXAS - The Medical Examiner's Office is working to identify a swimmer
Authorities find drowning victim on Lake LBJ
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 14 days ago
VILLAGE, TEXAS - The Medical Examiner's Office is working to identify a swimmer that drowned on Lake LBJ Tuesday. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department said they responded to the Sunrise Beach area around 8 p.m. Sunrise Beach Police, the... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Hiker captures epic battle between snakes over a catfish on camera at Texas parkover a catfish. The hiker posted the photos on the "Texas Nature Trackers" Face
Hiker captures epic battle between snakes over a catfish on camera at Texas park
Houston Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
over a catfish. The hiker posted the photos on the "Texas Nature Trackers" Facebook page, which is in association with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. "As the creeks dry up, the isolated pools become theater for wildlife drama," the hiker... Read more
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KERA North Texas
The Real World Pokemon Go: iNaturalistiNaturalist to document the hidden species in their neighborhoods. Check out u
The Real World Pokemon Go: iNaturalist
KERA North Texas / Posted 15 days ago
iNaturalist to document the hidden species in their neighborhoods. Check out upcoming citizen science events with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department at the bottom of this post. It's dusk at Lochwood Park in East Dallas and Sam Kieschnick... Read more
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KERA North Texas
The Real Wolrd Pokemon Go: iNaturalistiNaturalist to document the hidden species in their neighborhoods. *Check out
The Real Wolrd Pokemon Go: iNaturalist
KERA North Texas / Posted 15 days ago
iNaturalist to document the hidden species in their neighborhoods. *Check out upcoming citizen science events with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department at the bottom of this post. It's dusk at Lochwood Park in East Dallas and Sam Kieschnick... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
TPWD to Host Public Meeting on Palo Pinto Mountains State Park - FT. WORTH — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will hold two public meetings regarding the development of facilities and recreational uses proposed for Palo Pinto Mountains Stat...FT. WORTH — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will hold two public meetin
TPWD to Host Public Meeting on Palo Pinto Mountains State Park - FT. WORTH — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will hold two public meetings regarding the development of facilities and recreational uses proposed for Palo Pinto Mountains Stat...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
FT. WORTH — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will hold two public meetings regarding the development of facilities and recreational uses proposed for Palo Pinto Mountains State Park. The meetings will take place on two consecutive... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
TPWD Uses Pokémon GO Game to Get Texans Outside - AUSTIN— New species are popping up at Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) sites and agency staff and state park visitors are arming themselves with poke balls trying to catch them all. Aroun...AUSTIN— New species are popping up at Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD
TPWD Uses Pokémon GO Game to Get Texans Outside - AUSTIN— New species are popping up at Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) sites and agency staff and state park visitors are arming themselves with poke balls trying to catch them all. Aroun...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
AUSTIN— New species are popping up at Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) sites and agency staff and state park visitors are arming themselves with poke balls trying to catch them all. Around the state, many TPWD sites are using the game as a... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The App That Aims To Gamify Biology Has Amateurs Discovering New Speciespast few years. There are nearly 250,000 users and about 3 million observations
The App That Aims To Gamify Biology Has Amateurs Discovering New Species
KPBS San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
past few years. There are nearly 250,000 users and about 3 million observations. At gatherings like this one, put on by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, people who've connected online meet in person to swap stories about giant walking sticks... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Park Plansand it is about to become reality. Plans for a new park in Holliday are moving
Park Plans
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 19 days ago
and it is about to become reality. Plans for a new park in Holliday are moving forward thanks to a hefty grant from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. City officials say the grant is for $400 thousand dollars. The total cost for the... Read more
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Slate
BP-Funded Relief Project Could Make It Easier to Kill Fish in the Gulfhumans do.” Each reef project is thoroughly vetted by state and federal scient
BP-Funded Relief Project Could Make It Easier to Kill Fish in the Gulf
Slate / Posted 19 days ago
humans do.” Each reef project is thoroughly vetted by state and federal scientists, said Tom Harvey, spokesman for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Plus, the artificial reefs are intended as compensation for lost recreational services,... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
TPWD helping park visitors track PokémonThe Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is using the popularity of Pokémon Go t
TPWD helping park visitors track Pokémon
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 20 days ago
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is using the popularity of Pokémon Go to introduce players to nature while they’re hunting down creatures in the game. Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine has created a digital guide in its mobile app with a range... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
TPWD helping park visitors track PokémonThe Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is using the popularity of Pokémon Go t
TPWD helping park visitors track Pokémon
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 20 days ago
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is using the popularity of Pokémon Go to introduce players to nature while they’re hunting down creatures in the game. Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine has created a digital guide in its mobile app with a range... Read more
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Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post
Vernal pools torched at E-Rock, no suspect founda vernal pool at the top of Enchanted Rock is believed to have been intentional
Vernal pools torched at E-Rock, no suspect found
Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post / Posted 21 days ago
a vernal pool at the top of Enchanted Rock is believed to have been intentional, investigators said. Stephanie Salinas, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department spokeswoman, said members of the Willow City Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department... Read more
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Wilson County News
Prescribed Burn Planned for Government Canyon State Natural Area Wednesdaythat reduces visibility on nearby roads, Holm cautions travelers to reduce spee
Prescribed Burn Planned for Government Canyon State Natural Area Wednesday
Wilson County News / Posted 22 days ago
that reduces visibility on nearby roads, Holm cautions travelers to reduce speed and use headlights when smoke is present. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department employees monitor weather conditions and schedule precise days and times when weather and... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Saints aid flood recovery near West Virginia training campthe original agreement. By J.P. GREESON For The Associated Press Here is the w
Saints aid flood recovery near West Virginia training camp
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 28 days ago
the original agreement. By J.P. GREESON For The Associated Press Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for July 27 and also available on the Internet at... By J.P. GREESON For The Associated... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Pleasure boat's operator arrested after Arlington CEO killed in crashriding in a Regal pleasure boat when it hit the State Highway 198 Bridge near P
Pleasure boat's operator arrested after Arlington CEO killed in crash
Dallas Morning News / Posted 29 days ago
riding in a Regal pleasure boat when it hit the State Highway 198 Bridge near Payne Springs around 11:30 p.m. Friday, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department told the Star-Telegram. The operator of the boat, Larry Scala, 58, of Arlington, was... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Game Warden Field Notes - The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. July 4 th Weekend Keeps Wardens Busy Texas Game Wardens had their hands full over the Fourth of July holiday weeke...The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Departmen
Game Warden Field Notes - The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. July 4 th Weekend Keeps Wardens Busy Texas Game Wardens had their hands full over the Fourth of July holiday weeke...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 29 days ago
The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Texas Game Wardens had their hands full over the Fourth of July holiday weekend as heightened water recreation participation across the state... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
26 rattlesnakes under this Texas deer blind is the making for a nightmare and a viral Facebook postit and killed 26 rattlesnakes and one that we weren't sure what it was this mor
26 rattlesnakes under this Texas deer blind is the making for a nightmare and a viral Facebook post
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
it and killed 26 rattlesnakes and one that we weren't sure what it was this morning at the lease. Steve Lightfoot of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department previously told mySA.com rattlesnakes are secretive, shy and not usually aggressive... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Park-goer believed to have set fire to natural pool on Enchanted Rock summitofficials believe. While emergency officials investigated the report of a fire
Park-goer believed to have set fire to natural pool on Enchanted Rock summit
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
officials believe. While emergency officials investigated the report of a fire at the state park around 6 p.m., Texas Parks and Wildlife Department employees said a suspect was not in sight when emergency crews arrived. Full daylight... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas woman battles 2 snakes with bare hands in kitchen in single day, poses for victorious photoshe said in the interview. "But after the EMS arrived, we determined that it wa
Texas woman battles 2 snakes with bare hands in kitchen in single day, poses for victorious photo
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
she said in the interview. "But after the EMS arrived, we determined that it was a bull snake." Burdette consulted with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, who confirmed the first snake she killed was most likely a poisonous water... Read more
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Nueces County Record Star
CCA Texas Funds Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Airboat Repairs Posted Jul. 25, 2016 at 7:35 PM Houston, Texas – CCA Texas recently provided
CCA Texas Funds Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Airboat Repairs
Nueces County Record Star / Posted 30 days ago
Posted Jul. 25, 2016 at 7:35 PM Houston, Texas – CCA Texas recently provided funding for the repairs of a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Law Enforcement Division... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
It took 10 men more than 2 hours to reel in this massive, 9-foot bull shark off a South Texas piersaid the group, including members from San Antonio and Corpus Christi, did not
It took 10 men more than 2 hours to reel in this massive, 9-foot bull shark off a South Texas pier
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 30 days ago
said the group, including members from San Antonio and Corpus Christi, did not have access to a scale certified by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and were therefore unable to submit it as a potential record-breaker for the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
This massive, 412-pound swordfish just broke the Gulf of Mexico record for Texasrecord catch was 374.80 pounds and 95-inch-long and was made Aug. 30, 2013 in t
This massive, 412-pound swordfish just broke the Gulf of Mexico record for Texas
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 30 days ago
record catch was 374.80 pounds and 95-inch-long and was made Aug. 30, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department website. The unrestricted category includes a variety of methods of catching fish —spear... Read more
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Borger News-Herald
Boaters urged to "Clean, Drain and Dry" to protect Texas Lakes from invasive Zebra MusselsThe summer boating season is in full-swing. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Depart
Boaters urged to "Clean, Drain and Dry" to protect Texas Lakes from invasive Zebra Mussels
Borger News-Herald / Posted 1 months ago
The summer boating season is in full-swing. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department along with numerous water authorities across the state have created a campaign urging boaters to "Clean, Drain and Dry" their boats, trailers and gear to help stop... Read more

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