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Buescher State Park Opens - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

While much of Bastrop County was engulfed in wildfire, nearby Buescher State Park was left unscathed. With wildfire under control, the park is back open for business. http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/buescher/

See how fast wildfire spreads - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

Video shot September 5, 2011 on the north edge of Bastrop State Park near Austin. All but about 100 acres of the 6,000-acre park have been blackened by fire. Firefighters have been battling blazes for 3 days. At this point, historic CCC buildings are still intact. For more information, see http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/

Wildfire at Bastrop State Park - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

Firefighters work to save Bastrop State Park in the "Lost Pines" area of central Texas near Austin and home to the endangered Houston Toad. More information at http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/newsmedia/releases/?req=20110906a

2011 Dove Forecast - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

A look at the drought's affect on dove populations and hunter opportunity. Hunters can help biologists with population monitoring by reporting the band number on banded doves. Bands can be reported at the toll free number 1-800-327-BAND (2263) or online at www.reportband.gov

Project WILD Links Students and Wildlife - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

Project WILD incorporates wildlife conservation and environmental themes into k-12 school curriculum http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/learning/project_wild/ http://www.projectwild.org/

Show What Drives You with a Texas Conservation Plate - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

Put one of these conservation license plates on your vehicle, motorcycle or trailer and show off your love for the outdoors.Each plate costs just $30, and $22 goes directly to help fund conservation efforts right here in Texas http://www.conservationplate.org/

High School Sharp Shooters - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

Over 400 high school students participated in a statewide sporting clays competition at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio. This new sport is gaining traction in Texas schools. Advocates say it teaches kids safety, agility, and teamwork. More info at http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/learning/hunter_education/shooting_opportunities.phtml

Scenes from Wildfires at Possum Kingdom - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

Wildfires at Possum Kingdom burned about 90% of the state park and forced closure of the nearby fish hatchery. Fortunately there were no injuries or major facility damage http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/newsmedia/releases/?req=20110419b

Washington-on-the-Brazos 175th Texas Independence Celebration - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

Folks celebrate the 175th anniversary of Texas Independence Day at Washington on the Brazos State Historical Park. Events include reenactments, live music, and speeches by notable Texans. http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/washington_on_the_brazos/

Nature Photographer Russell Graves - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

Nature photographer and writer Russell Graves shares his insights. See more of Russell's work at http://www.tpwmagazine.com/archive/2011/jan/ed_4/index.phtml

Lake Buchanan Boating Fatality File Story - Texas Parks & Wildlife [Official]

This file story from 2003 revisits the unsolved hit-and-run boating fatality on Lake Buchanan. An arrest was made 12/7/10 http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/newsmedia/releases/?req=20101207a

Too Many Turkeys - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

A flock of wild Rio Grande turkeys has worn out its welcome in Johnson City and residents have asked Texas Parks and Wildlife for help. More on Texas turkeys at http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/huntwild/wild/game_management/turkey/index.phtml

Gulf Documentary Aerial Photography - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

Go behind-the-scenes to see how aerial photography was shot for a documentary on the Gulf of Mexico to debut February 2011. Learn how water is becoming Texas' new "liquid gold" at http://www.texasthestateofwater.org/

San Jacinto Archeologists Reunite Woman with Lost Ring - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

History buffs scouring the San Jacinto Battleground for remnants of the famous 1836 battle find long-lost class ring and, amazingly, the original owner. http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/san_jacinto_battleground/

White Nose Syndrome in Bats - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

A disease called White Nose Syndrome is devastating bat populations across the eastern U.S. Officials are trying to stop the disease in its tracks before it infects Texas bats. White Nose Syndrome is not transmissible to humans but you should never handle a bat or any wild animal. For more information, check out the Bat Conservation International website at www.batcon.org.

Biologists Sampling Coast to Prepare for Oil Spill - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

Texas Parks and Wildlife biologists are working their way down the state's coastline collecting environmental samples so that a baseline record is available to gauge any impact in Texas from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The effort is part of a plan developed by multiple natural resource trustee agencies in coordination with BP. More oil spill info. at http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/site/emergency/oil_spill/

Louisiana Pelican Release in Texas - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

Several rehabilitated brown pelicans and 1 Forrester tern were transported from Louisiana to the Aransas National Wildife Refuge near Rockport. The birds were banded and released. So far there are no known direct impacts of the oil spill on the Texas coast. For more on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, see http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/site/emergency/

Bear Springs Blossom Lone Star Land Steward 2010 - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

Peter and Marian Bonenberger's Bear Springs Blossom Preserve near Bandera is a 2010 Lone Star Land Steward, an award recognizing landowners for excellence in habitat management and wildlife conservation. More on the program at http://tinyurl.com/37ck5md

Matador Ranch Lone Star Land Steward - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

The Matador Ranch in the Texas panhandle is a 2010 Lone Star Land Steward, an award recognizing landowners for excellence in habitat management and wildlife conservation. More on the program at http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/landwater/land/private/lone_star_land_steward/

Leopold Conservation Winner Anderson Ranch - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

The Anderson Ranch in the Texas panhandle is the winner of the 2010 Leopold Conservation Award, which recognizes extraordinary landowner achievement in voluntary conservation. The Anderson ranch balances running cattle with preserving wildlife habitat, most notably for the lesser prairie chicken. For more on the award, see http://www.sandcounty.net/initiatives/lca/

Giant Salvinia PSA (30 sec.) - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

Giant salvinia is an invasive plant that suffocates fish, chokes lakes and can double in size every 7 days. The giant salvinia monster stars in this public service announcement about how to stop it from spreading. Learn more at http://www.texasinvasives.org/. Go behind the scenes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cgiJuoM4Jo

Giant Salvinia Campaign - Texas Parks & Wildlife [Official]

Get a behind-the-scenes look at a public service announcement about the threat of giant salvinia, an invasive plant that's choking Texas waters. See the PSA at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9Mf95GDGjg. Learn more at http://www.texasinvasives.org/

Caddo's Cause - Texas Parks & Wildlife [Official]

Non-native plants are invading Caddo Lake in east Texas, threatening the health of native plants and wildlife. Texas Parks and Wildlife takes a look at what biologists and the local community are doing to fight giant salvinia and water hyacinth. For more information, visit http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/invasives/

Texas-National Archery in Schools Tournament Waco 2/26/10

Scenes from the Texas-National Archery in Schools Tournament and Scholarship Championship on Feb. 26, 2010. Over 750 students from k-12 around the state participated. To learn more about this fast-growing sport, visit http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/learning/archery/nasp_texas/index.phtml

Scenes from Port Arthur Oil Spill - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

[cc] Texas Parks and Wildlife biologists report from "ground zero" of the oil spill in Port Arthur as they assess the environmental impact and rescue an oiled pelican. Also visit the wildlife rehab trailer where an oiled cormorant gets a good cleaning

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