Outdoors

Aquatic Plant Management Symposium at Texas Freshwater Fisheries...
ATHENS-The two questions most often asked by pond owners are "What's that stuff growing in my pond?" and "How do I control it?" Those questions and more will be addressed...
Parents should stay within reach when youngsters are in pool
HOUSTON - Parents can help prevent potential accidents at the pool this summer by staying alert and attentive, said a pediatric emergency medicine physician at Baylor...
oaters and Anglers Urged to Help Curb Spread of Zebra Mussels from...
ATHENS-Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC) officials are asking all users of Lake Texoma to assist in...
National Fishing Day June 5 at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center at...
ATHENS, Texas - The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens will kick off National Fishing and Boating Week by making a family fishing trip affordable with free...
TPWD Wildlife Biologist Leaves Legacy of Habitat Conservation
PALESTINE - Texas Parks and Wildlife Department wildlife biologist Wesley Brian Littrell, 32, of Athens, was killed last Friday afternoon in a tractor-related accident on...
Corp of Engineers make plans
FORT WORTH, Texas - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Wright Patman Lake will de-water its stilling basin from June 1 through 19 to inspect the concrete structure during...
Hunter Education
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will be conducting a free Hunter Education New Instructor Training Workshop June 26, 2010 in Tyler. Workshop will run from...
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center to be Part of Nature Challenge 2010
ATHENS-Families will be fanning out across North Central Texas this summer in search of outdoor adventures as part of Nature Challenge 2010. In addition to connecting to...
Upcoming events
May 28-30 - Barrington Living History Farm - Food and Flowers - It's springtime in Texas and the gardens are growing at Barrington Living History Farm. Everyone's invited...
Boating deaths decline in Texas
AUSTIN - Deaths from boating accidents on Texas public waters decreased last year compared with the year before and Texas game wardens, boater education proponents and...
Kickapoo Caverns State Park to Host Grand Opening Event June 12
BRACKETTVILLE, Texas - After operating as a limited-access park for more than 20 years, Kickapoo Caverns State Park will host an all-day grand opening event free to the...
Wood Design Nominations Sought
Texas Forestry Association is seeking nominations for its annual Excellence in Wood Design Award. First presented in 1967, the Excellence in Wood Design Award has become a...
TPWD News Digest for May 13, 2010
May 13, 2010 Bastrop Area, Parks Across Texas Celebrate National Trails Day June 5 BASTROP - Texans of all ages can explore the Lost Pines region as Bastrop County...
Gary Saul Named TPWD Inland Fisheries Director
AUSTIN - Gary E. Saul, PhD, has been named director of the Inland Fisheries Division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Saul assumes his new position May 10. ...
Texas Woodland & Wildlife Expo offers FREE help this weekend for...
Maybe you want to plant a tree but you're not sure which species is best-suited to your backyard. Perhaps your goal is to lure wildlife to your ranch or stock your pond...