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January 8, 2020

Program Teaches Teens Conservation

Wild Wishes® grants wildlife encounters to children and teens with a critical illness or loss of a parent or sibling. Part of the outreach of Chester and Lisa Moore’s nonprofit Kingdom Zoo Wildlife Center® outreach, the […]
January 1, 2020

Eastern Turkey Release (Video)

Eastern Turkey Release “There he goes!” My daughter Faith excitedly proclaimed those words as she cracked open a box and released an Eastern turkey into the wilds of Titus County, TX. We went to document the […]
January 1, 2020

Capturing Texas Bighorn Sheep (Video)

Texas Bighorn Capture at Elephant Mountain Wildlife Management Area (WMA)—The chuffing sound of helicopter blades sounded faintly in the distance. As a crowd of biologists and technicians from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD), Tech […]
December 26, 2019

Texas Agrilife Now Addressing Urban Hog Invasion

Whether you call them wild pigs or feral hogs, they are no longer just a rural problem, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Wild pigs cause more than $52 million in agricultural damage in Texas […]
December 26, 2019
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State Bans Deer Carcass Imports

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) would like to remind hunters returning from out-of-state hunts with harvested deer or other cervids about the state’s cervid carcass importation ban. This comes after an LDWF enforcement […]
December 19, 2019

TX GLO Supports DU Projects

ROCKPORT, Texas – Dec. 3, 2019 – Seeking to support coastal resilience, the Texas General Land Office (GLO) committed $6.6 million through the Coastal Erosion Planning and Response Act (CEPRA) to support two Ducks Unlimited shoreline […]
December 18, 2019

Bighorns & Muleys on Elephant Mountain

Three weeks ago I had the incredible privilege of visiting Elephant Mountain Wildlife Management Area (WMA) south of Alpine, TX. Benny Benavidez with the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) escorted me to the top of […]
December 11, 2019

Bill Could Save Wetlands, Waterfowl

he House of Representatives recently passed a bipartisan bill that would reauthorize the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) at $60 million a year until 2024. This legislation, H.R. 925, led by Representatives Mike Thompson (D-CA-05) […]
December 11, 2019

Readers Share Hog Attack Stories

The following are hog attack stories submitted by Texas Fish & Game and fishgame.com readers. Back in 2017 my then husband Sam and I were hunting on our lease at Sergeant. A 125 pound boar came […]
December 5, 2019

Man Kills Buck On Campus

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife law enforcement reports. The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From The Pop-Up Blind Two Harris County game wardens responded to a request for assistance from the […]
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