Outdoors

Meadows Foundation and Nature Conservancy Partner to Rebuild Texas...
AUSTIN-The Nature Conservancy of Texas has received a $250,000 grant from The Meadows Foundation of Dallas to complete funding to create a 12-acre oyster reef restoration...
U.S. Forest Service Project Listing Available
The U.S. Forest Service has a new listing of proposed quarterly projects available to the public, according to Forest Supervisor Linda C. Brett. The listing outlines...
July Issue of TP&W Magazine Explores ‘Why Water Matters’ in Texas
\Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine's ninth annual water issue is one the newsstand now and is a useful resource to engage readers with current water issues that affect their...
USDA to Help Farmers and Ranchers Expand Habitat for Migrating Birds
Public-private effort will increase wetland habitat in eight states for migratory birds heading towards the Gulf of Mexico TEMPLE, TEXAS, June 28, 2010 - State...
Corps of Engineers announces partial swim beach openings at Lake O’...
FORT WORTH, Texas - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials have reopened two swim beach areas on Lake O' the Pines that were previously closed due to high bacteria levels...
TPWD Urges Boaters to Be Safe this Holiday Weekend
This July 4 weekend friends and family will haul their boats into the water and celebrate, but someone else might crash the party - Alex Hurricane Alex is expected to make...
"$10,000 College Natural Resource Scholarships Available: Deadline...
SAN ANTONIO - The Texas Wildlife Association Foundation (TWAF) and the San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. (SALE) have joined forces to offer five $10,000 Natural...
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center Gearing up for July 4 Fireworks
ATHENS, Texas-Preparations are under way for the annual Fourth of July fireworks show at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center. The show will last approximately one-half...
Campers wanted for fourth annual Kamp K’aana
HOUSTON - (June 23, 2010) - Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) and Texas Children's Hospital (http://texaschildrens.org) are recruiting campers for this year's Kamp...
Catfish in Lake Fork? Who Knew?
ATHENS-Stan Kuhn knew. So did Kenneth Jones. Both Lake Fork fishing guides have been putting clients on Lake Fork's plentiful blue, channel and flathead catfish for...
Anglers and Biologists to Meet in Athens August 7—8
ATHENS-Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Inland Fisheries biologists will host a meeting with anglers interested in learning more about fisheries management in...
TPWD News Digest
June 23, 2010 Fair to Feature Art, Food, Fishing and Fun at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center News Images ATHENS-When the 12th annual Wildlife Forever State-Fish...
TPWD Offers Free Fishing in Texas State Parks
Nintendo's fishing video game with a fishing-rod adapter costs about $75. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, however, is giving families several opportunities this summer...
No birds * or other wildlife * on Texas coast affected by gulf oil ...
AUSTIN quot; Reports of birds washing up on Texas shores covered in sludge from the Deepwater Horizon spill are false,quot; Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson said...
Time shared with 1,000th family
AUSTIN - The Texas Outdoor Family experience begun in fall 2008 will soon be sharing an outdoor adventure with their 1000th family. To celebrate the milestone, the Texas...