Outdoors

TPWD News Digest
Nov. 20, 2009 Celebrate Holiday Season at a Texas State Park AUSTIN, Texas - Vow this holiday season to start a new family tradition that celebrates the great...
“Butterflies in Space” education project launches to Space Station
HOUSTON - (Nov. 16, 2009) - Students of all ages can follow the "butterflynauts" aboard the International Space Station as they develop from larvae into Painted Lady...
Walk planned at Ellen Trout Park with Jim Neal and Cliff Shackelford.
LUFKIN: In conjunction with the JOHN JAMES AUDUBON: American Artist and Naturalist exhibition at the Museum of East Texas, Jim Neal and Cliff Shackelford will be leading a...
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Expands Fishing Opportunities...
ATHENS, Texas-Fishing just got better in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has added new Neighborhood Fishin' lakes in Denton and...
Wolf Named TPWD Wildlife Division Director
AUSTIN, Texas -After a nationwide search, Clayton Wolf has been selected to lead the Wildlife Division at Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Wolf brings 20 years...
Award-Winning Outdoor Photography on Display at Texas Freshwater...
ATHENS, Texas-Photographs representing the best work of outdoor photographers from across the nation will be on display at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center through...
Beauty of fall leaves worth the wait
NACOGDOCHES - Autumn may come to the Piney Woods a little later than most places, but the kaleidoscope of color it brings is well worth the wait. With its rolling hills...
Oyster season opening delayed in some areas
The opening of oyster season in some Texas coastal waters will be delayed because of excessive rainfall or red tide, the Texas Department of State Health Services announced...
TPWD begins annual hunting and fishing process
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Parks and Wildlife Department staff briefed the Regulations Committee of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Nov. 4 on possible changes designed...
Giant Salvinia Moves Deeper into Toledo Bend Reservoir
ATHENS, Texas-A ribbon of giant salvinia and water hyacinth 200 to 300 yards wide and more than a mile long is floating down the middle of Toledo Bend Reservoir. "Runoff...
State aims to create environment beneficial to economic...
(AUSTIN) - A task force led by Texas Comptroller Susan Combs has issued a set of recommendations to help preserve the habitat and increase the population of the endangered...
First North Texas Outdoor Expo premieres Nov. 14
DALLAS, Texas - The first ever North Texas Outdoor Expo will take place at the Elm Fork Shooting Sports facility in Dallas on Nov. 14, featuring activities such as fitness...
Texas Wildlife Association's Conservation Legacy program recognized
SAN ANTONIO -The Texas Association for Environmental Education has named the Texas Wildlife Association's Conservation Legacy program as the winner of its 2009 Outstanding...
Big Time Texas Hunt winners announced
AUSTIN, Texas -Ty Chumley was due for a bit of luck after losing his home and most of his belongings to Hurricane Ike. Chumley, a tugboat operator from Nederland, bought...
Young Hunters Get First Shot During Special Weekend
AUSTIN, Texas - "Trick or Treat" won't be the only activity on the minds of Texas youth on Oct. 31. While some will dress up as fairy princesses and ghosts for Halloween,...