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TPWD to Take Public Comment on Hueco Tanks at Open House
EL PASO — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will host an open house to receive general public comment pertaining to Hueco Tanks State Parks & State Historic Site on Monday, March 23.
The public meeting will take place from 7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. in the Administrative Services Auditorium at El Paso Community College, 9050 Viscount Blvd. TPWD is seeking public opinion, insight and perspective considered fundamental to the park’s operation and facility development.
TPWD has assembled a Hueco Tanks Working Group, which is composed of community groups, educators, recreationists, and Native Americans. It has been exploring diverse community perspectives, concerns and opportunities related to the park’s operation and future development. Public comments from the meeting will help the Working Group formulate recommendations for a report to be submitted to TPWD’s State Parks Division to guide future park activities, management and development of additional facilities.
Hueco Tanks entered the Texas State Park system in 1969 with legislative recognition of the significance of the Native American pictographs (rock paintings) found throughout the park. The state historic site’s purpose is to conserve, restore and interpret its natural and unique cultural features, while providing opportunities for resource-compatible recreational and cultural activities.
Because of its world-class assemblage of rock images, some of which are more than 1,000 years old, the park is designated as a State Archeological Landmark and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
For more information about the open house, call (512) 389-4661. For general information about Hueco Tanks, call (915) 857-1135.
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