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San Antonio Express-News
State parks close ahead of Memorial Day Weekend after storms strike Central, East Texasunit and Stephen F. Austin in East Texas, and Atlanta near Texarkana – are clos
State parks close ahead of Memorial Day Weekend after storms strike Central, East Texas
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
unit and Stephen F. Austin in East Texas, and Atlanta near Texarkana – are closed until further notice, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. TPWD spokesperson Stephanie Salinas said there’s no telling if the parks will reopen... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Hawks get human helpalso knew it would be dangerous to try to retrieve the birds herself. Daron Bl
Hawks get human help
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
also knew it would be dangerous to try to retrieve the birds herself. Daron Blackerby, a game warden with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, visited the tree Tuesday. McKenna told him that she saw at least one of the parents... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Man caught illegally 'noodling,' arrested on unrelated warrantsinto the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and oth
Man caught illegally 'noodling,' arrested on unrelated warrants
Hawaii News Now / Posted 6 days ago
into the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and other unrelated warrants. Officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department say Barber was hand fishing, more commonly known at noodling, on Lake Palestine when... Read more
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Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post
Slithering their way across the Hill Countryslithering serpent. In the South, 95 percent of all snakebites occur between t
Slithering their way across the Hill Country
Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post / Posted 6 days ago
slithering serpent. In the South, 95 percent of all snakebites occur between the months of April and October, according to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) officials. A lot of the snakes exist in dark, cool areas during these hotter... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Man caught illegally 'noodling,' arrested on unrelated warrantsinto the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and oth
Man caught illegally 'noodling,' arrested on unrelated warrants
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 6 days ago
into the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and other unrelated warrants. Officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department say Barber was hand fishing, more commonly known at noodling, on Lake Palestine when... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Man caught illegally 'noodling,' arrested on unrelated warrantsinto the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and oth
Man caught illegally 'noodling,' arrested on unrelated warrants
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
into the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and other unrelated warrants. Officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department say Barber was hand fishing, more commonly known at noodling, on Lake Palestine when... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Man caught illegally 'noodling,' arrested on unrelated warrantsinto the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and oth
Man caught illegally 'noodling,' arrested on unrelated warrants
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 days ago
into the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and other unrelated warrants. Officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department say Barber was hand fishing, more commonly known at noodling, on Lake Palestine when... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Man caught illegally 'noodling,' arrested on unrelated warrantsinto the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and oth
Man caught illegally 'noodling,' arrested on unrelated warrants
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 6 days ago
into the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and other unrelated warrants. Officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department say Barber was hand fishing, more commonly known at noodling, on Lake Palestine when... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Man caught illegally 'noodling,' arrested on unrelated warrantsinto the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and oth
Man caught illegally 'noodling,' arrested on unrelated warrants
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 7 days ago
into the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and other unrelated warrants. Officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department say Barber was hand fishing, more commonly known at noodling, on Lake Palestine when... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Man caught illegally 'noodling,' arrested on unrelated warrantsinto the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and oth
Man caught illegally 'noodling,' arrested on unrelated warrants
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
into the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and other unrelated warrants. Officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department say Barber was hand fishing, more commonly known at noodling, on Lake Palestine when... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Man caught illegally 'noodling,' arrested on unrelated warrantsinto the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and oth
Man caught illegally 'noodling,' arrested on unrelated warrants
KXXV Waco / Posted 7 days ago
into the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and other unrelated warrants. Officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department say Barber was hand fishing, more commonly known at noodling, on Lake Palestine when... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Man caught illegally 'noodling,' arrested on unrelated warrantsinto the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and oth
Man caught illegally 'noodling,' arrested on unrelated warrants
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
into the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and other unrelated warrants. Officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department say Barber was hand fishing, more commonly known at noodling, on Lake Palestine when... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
ETX man arrested for illegal 'noodling'into the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and oth
ETX man arrested for illegal 'noodling'
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 7 days ago
into the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and other unrelated warrants. Officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department say Barber was hand fishing, more commonly known at noodling, on Lake Palestine when... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
ETX man arrested for illegal 'noodling'into the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and oth
ETX man arrested for illegal 'noodling'
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
into the Smith County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and other unrelated warrants. Officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department say Barber was hand fishing, more commonly known at noodling, on Lake Palestine when... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
ETX man arrested for using illegal 'device' to catch fishCounty Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and other outstanding
ETX man arrested for using illegal 'device' to catch fish
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 7 days ago
County Jail on two counts of violating hand fishing laws and other outstanding warrants on Sunday. Officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department say Barber caught a catfish with a device that is not legal to use when fishing in Texas... Read more
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TribLIVE
Outdoors notebook: Chronic wasting disease reaches Europe; live-animal test possiblelamented that there's no way to test a deer or elk for chronic wasting disease
Outdoors notebook: Chronic wasting disease reaches Europe; live-animal test possible
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
lamented that there's no way to test a deer or elk for chronic wasting disease without first killing it. Recently, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas Animal Health Commission announced two new cases of CWD in captive deer. What... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas steps up anti-zebra mussels effort going into summerThis handout photo provided by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department shows Ai
Texas steps up anti-zebra mussels effort going into summer
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
This handout photo provided by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department shows Aimee Hurt, right, Director of Operations for Working Dogs For Conservation, working with the aid of Lily to demonstrate a dog's ability to sniff out invasive zebra mussels... Read more
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The Advocate
Toyota Bass Classic pits best anglers in north Texas lakeZ20 boat. So they treat this like a home run derby. They’ll be swinging for the
Toyota Bass Classic pits best anglers in north Texas lake
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
Z20 boat. So they treat this like a home run derby. They’ll be swinging for the fences.” The TTBC is a benefit for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) youth and urban outreach programs, and it aims to bring awareness to the state’s... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Randy Zeigler headed back to baseballof the draft last month. By J.P. GREESON For The Associated Press Here is the
Randy Zeigler headed back to baseball
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 12 days ago
of the draft last month. By J.P. GREESON For The Associated Press Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for May 18 and also available on the Internet at... By J.P. GREESON For The Associated... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Louisiana, pro anglers re-stock Toledo Bend with baby bassselected for competitive tournaments,” she said. The Louisiana department says
Louisiana, pro anglers re-stock Toledo Bend with baby bass
Southwest Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
selected for competitive tournaments,” she said. The Louisiana department says that since 1990, it’s worked with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Toledo Bend Lake Association, Sabine River Authority and the Sabine Parish Tourist... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Louisiana, pro anglers get baby bass into top habitatselected for competitive tournaments," she said. The Louisiana department says
Louisiana, pro anglers get baby bass into top habitat
The Houma Courier / Posted 14 days ago
selected for competitive tournaments," she said. The Louisiana department says that since 1990, it's worked with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Toledo Bend Lake Association, Sabine River Authority and the Sabine Parish Tourist... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Louisiana, pro anglers get baby bass into top habitatselected for competitive tournaments," she said. The Louisiana department says
Louisiana, pro anglers get baby bass into top habitat
The Daily Comet / Posted 14 days ago
selected for competitive tournaments," she said. The Louisiana department says that since 1990, it's worked with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Toledo Bend Lake Association, Sabine River Authority and the Sabine Parish Tourist... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Ellis County youth headlines state fish art winnersmakes students more likely to become interested in fishing.“Getting youth invol
Ellis County youth headlines state fish art winners
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 16 days ago
makes students more likely to become interested in fishing.“Getting youth involved in the outdoors is a key goal of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department,” she said. “We applaud our sponsors for helping grow the future generation of stewards... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
This huge fish will give you nightmares!KHOU.com staff , KHOU MATAGORDA BAY, TEXAS - Check out this photo from Coastal
This huge fish will give you nightmares!
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 18 days ago
KHOU.com staff , KHOU MATAGORDA BAY, TEXAS - Check out this photo from Coastal Fisheries with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department! The alligator gars get their name from the tough scales and a snout full of sharp teeth that give it a... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Season is at hand for archers, whose ranks appear to be growingin 1996, as have hundreds of thousands of other sportsmen. The super combo inc
Season is at hand for archers, whose ranks appear to be growing
Dallas Morning News / Posted 18 days ago
in 1996, as have hundreds of thousands of other sportsmen. The super combo includes every stamp endorsement that the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department requires. It was created as a discounted offering for those who pursue a variety of game,... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
This huge fish will give you nightmares!MATAGORDA BAY, TEXAS - Check out this photo from Coastal Fisheries with the Tex
This huge fish will give you nightmares!
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 19 days ago
MATAGORDA BAY, TEXAS - Check out this photo from Coastal Fisheries with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department! The alligator gars get their name from the tough scales and a snout full of sharp teeth that give it a prehistoric appearance, according... Read more
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Daily Star
Prehistoric 8ft 'alligator fish' pulled from water by stunned fishermanfishing in Matagorda Bay, 90 miles south of the US city of Houston, Texas. Coa
Prehistoric 8ft 'alligator fish' pulled from water by stunned fisherman
Daily Star / Posted 19 days ago
fishing in Matagorda Bay, 90 miles south of the US city of Houston, Texas. Coastal Fisheries, a Facebook page run by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, shared the latest photo on Facebook. Dave Terre, the department's chief of fisheries... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Flourishing Texas gator population on the move during mating seasoncrossing a road, and wanting someone to do something about it," said Cooper, Po
Flourishing Texas gator population on the move during mating season
Houston Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
crossing a road, and wanting someone to do something about it," said Cooper, Port Arthur-based alligator program leader for Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Those phones are ringing, now, Cooper said, with Houston-area TPWD offices getting... Read more
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KCEN-TV
This huge fish will give you nightmares!huge fish will give you nightmares! MATAGORDA BAY, TEXAS - Check out this phot
This huge fish will give you nightmares!
KCEN-TV / Posted 19 days ago
huge fish will give you nightmares! MATAGORDA BAY, TEXAS - Check out this photo from Coastal Fisheries with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department! MATAGORDA BAY, TEXAS - Check out this photo from Coastal Fisheries with the Texas Parks... Read more
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11 News Houston
This huge fish will give you nightmares!MATAGORDA BAY, TEXAS - Check out this photo from Coastal Fisheries with the Tex
This huge fish will give you nightmares!
11 News Houston / Posted 19 days ago
MATAGORDA BAY, TEXAS - Check out this photo from Coastal Fisheries with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department! The alligator gars get their name from the tough scales and a snout full of sharp teeth that give it a prehistoric appearance, according... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Toyota says philanthropy is at its core, and Plano is seeing it in actionofficial truck of the Texas Rangers. In addition, Toyota announced last week t
Toyota says philanthropy is at its core, and Plano is seeing it in action
Dallas Morning News / Posted 20 days ago
official truck of the Texas Rangers. In addition, Toyota announced last week that it will donate another $250,000 to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, bringing the company’s total contribution to Parks and Wildlife to $2.5 million. “We... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Philanthropy is at Toyota’s core, company saysofficial truck of the Texas Rangers. In addition, Toyota announced last week t
Philanthropy is at Toyota’s core, company says
Dallas Morning News / Posted 20 days ago
official truck of the Texas Rangers. In addition, Toyota announced last week that it will donate another $250,000 to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, bringing the company’s total contribution to Parks and Wildlife to $2.5 million. “We... Read more
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11 News Houston
Water pollution still an issue after chemical fireefforts are working. It looks much better today than it did on Friday,” says He
Water pollution still an issue after chemical fire
11 News Houston / Posted 22 days ago
efforts are working. It looks much better today than it did on Friday,” says Heather Biggs, a natural resource officer with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The rusty colors have faded but that doesn’t mean all concerns have washed away. The... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Next Steps Basics at TPWD Turkey Hunting 101 Workshop May 14 - GRAND PRAIRIE – Discover the allure of spring turkey hunting and learn from the experts at Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) what it takes to get started during a half-day wor...Hunting 101 Workshop May 14 GRAND PRAIRIE – Discover the allure of spring turk
Next Steps Basics at TPWD Turkey Hunting 101 Workshop May 14 - GRAND PRAIRIE – Discover the allure of spring turkey hunting and learn from the experts at Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) what it takes to get started during a half-day wor...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 23 days ago
Hunting 101 Workshop May 14 GRAND PRAIRIE – Discover the allure of spring turkey hunting and learn from the experts at Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) what it takes to get started during a half-day workshop Saturday, May 14, at the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
One Step Closertrail on top of the dam to the boardwalk. The new boardwalk is being paid for
One Step Closer
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 24 days ago
trail on top of the dam to the boardwalk. The new boardwalk is being paid for by the half a million dollar grant the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department awarded the Lake Wichita Revitalization Project in March. The grant is going toward... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
One Step Closertrail on top of the dam to the boardwalk. The new boardwalk is being paid for
One Step Closer
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 25 days ago
trail on top of the dam to the boardwalk. The new boardwalk is being paid for by the half a million dollar grant the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department awarded the Lake Wichita Revitalization Project in March. The grant is going toward... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
KRLD To Do List May 5-8, 2016and Grill Saturday night (5/7). There is a Free Fishing Event at Chisholm Park
KRLD To Do List May 5-8, 2016
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 26 days ago
and Grill Saturday night (5/7). There is a Free Fishing Event at Chisholm Park in Hurst Saturday May 7 sponsored by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), the City of Hurst and the Toyota Texas Fest. The 9-to-noon event will feature... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Lovebugs take over home in Rockport in the middle of their mating periodin Rockport, which is about 31 miles northeast of Corpus Christi. Ben Hutchins
Lovebugs take over home in Rockport in the middle of their mating period
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 27 days ago
in Rockport, which is about 31 miles northeast of Corpus Christi. Ben Hutchins, state invertebrate biologist with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, said lovebugs are currently exploding in population near the gulf. Hutchins said that... Read more
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Bullard Banner News
Snake bites Bullard boy | May 4, 2016able to outrun it. I had hiking boots on, so that was the only reason I chose t
Snake bites Bullard boy | May 4, 2016
Bullard Banner News / Posted 27 days ago
able to outrun it. I had hiking boots on, so that was the only reason I chose to attempt to step on it.” According to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, western cottonmouth snakes have brownish or reddish bodies with lines that are wide on... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Grant to help Central Texas nature centerwill be reconstructed and habitat restored with the help of a grant. The Templ
Grant to help Central Texas nature center
KTXS Abilene / Posted 30 days ago
will be reconstructed and habitat restored with the help of a grant. The Temple Daily Telegram reports the grant from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for $100,000 will fund the two initiatives at the Miller Springs Nature Center, located... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Grant to help Central Texas nature centerhabitat restored with the help of a grant. The Temple Daily Telegram (http://b
Grant to help Central Texas nature center
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 30 days ago
habitat restored with the help of a grant. The Temple Daily Telegram (http://bit.ly/1SGCEZ6 ) reports the grant from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for $100,000 will fund the two initiatives at the Miller Springs Nature Center, located... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Grant to help Central Texas nature centerhabitat restored with the help of a grant. The Temple Daily Telegram (http://b
Grant to help Central Texas nature center
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 30 days ago
habitat restored with the help of a grant. The Temple Daily Telegram (http://bit.ly/1SGCEZ6 ) reports the grant from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for $100,000 will fund the two initiatives at the Miller Springs Nature Center, located... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Grant to help Central Texas nature centerhabitat restored with the help of a grant. The Temple Daily Telegram (http://b
Grant to help Central Texas nature center
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 30 days ago
habitat restored with the help of a grant. The Temple Daily Telegram (http://bit.ly/1SGCEZ6 ) reports the grant from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for $100,000 will fund the two initiatives at the Miller Springs Nature Center, located... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Grant to help Central Texas nature centerhabitat restored with the help of a grant. The Temple Daily Telegram (http://b
Grant to help Central Texas nature center
KXXV Waco / Posted 30 days ago
habitat restored with the help of a grant. The Temple Daily Telegram (http://bit.ly/1SGCEZ6 ) reports the grant from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for $100,000 will fund the two initiatives at the Miller Springs Nature Center, located... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Free Fishing Event at Chisholm Park in Hurst May 7 - ATHENS—What’s one of the best family-friendly fishing destinations in Texas? The answer may surprise you: Dallas/Fort Worth. Making more people aware of that—and getting fishing poles in their h...fishing poles in their hands—is the goal of a free family fishing event at Hurs
Free Fishing Event at Chisholm Park in Hurst May 7 - ATHENS—What’s one of the best family-friendly fishing destinations in Texas? The answer may surprise you: Dallas/Fort Worth. Making more people aware of that—and getting fishing poles in their h...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted a month ago
fishing poles in their hands—is the goal of a free family fishing event at Hurst’s Chisholm Park on May 7, sponsored by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), the City of Hurst and the Toyota Texas Fest. The 9-to-noon event will feature... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Hollywood Park upgrading its largest recreation area90 percent of local voters casting ballots last November supported issuing debt
Hollywood Park upgrading its largest recreation area
San Antonio Express-News / Posted a month ago
90 percent of local voters casting ballots last November supported issuing debt for the project. A grant from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is covering the rest of the cost. “We’re very excited and can’t wait to use our new... Read more

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