Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Texas Natural Diversity Database
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, TX 78744
Texas Natural Diversity Database (TXNDD): Submit Data
The data in the TXNDD comes from many sources including TPWD staff and other government agencies, specimen records, academic institutions, environmental consultants, and the naturalist community in Texas. If you have data on the elements tracked in the TXNDD, we strongly encourage you to share your data.
To submit data to the TXNDD, please use the TXNDD reporting form. This form helps assure data quality by prompting for the data that is critical for a sound EO. You can download the form here:
- TXNDD Reporting Form | Word
- TXNDD Reporting Form | PDF
- TXNDD Plant Community Field Form | PDF
- Reptile and Amphibian Data Submission Template | Excel
- Freshwater Mussel Data Submission Template | Excel
In addition, we accept any published documents, unpublished reports, and data compilations which contain data for the elements we track. Any questions or data can by emailed or mailed directly to the TXNDD. Please include your preferred contact information in case we have questions regarding your submission.