Protect The Lakes You Love.

Protect The Lakes You Love.

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TPW Foundation

We Will Not Be Tamed!

Xotchitl Rodriguez - The Untamed

Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation is encouraging Texans to get involved in conserving the wild things and wild places of our state. We Will Not Be Tamed calls you to appreciate the wildness of Texas, the vastness of our Texas spirit and why we should be inspired to conserve it. Learn how to conserve Texas' wild things and places.




A new era of Toyota ShareLunker is underway! The year-round season began Jan. 1, and now anglers who catch a bass that's at least 8 lbs. or 24" can enter their catch online or in the ShareLunker app. Participants will receive a catch kit, achievement decal, ShareLunker gear, and entry into a drawing for prizes including a $5,000 shopping spree!

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Airing on PBS this Week

Play Now Mule Deer, Game Warden Aid & Wild Wings PBS

Mule Deer, Game Warden Aid & Wild Wings

A large scale research project is looking into how agriculture may affect mule deer movements and survival in the Texas Panhandle. A “crisis first aid” team provides counseling to game warden officers and first responders in need of support. The owners of the Wild Wings Ranch have turned what was once an overgrazed scrub land into a haven for all kinds of wildlife, especially quail.

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4 Tubing Rivers

Comal Springs in Landa Park

When you examine a map of the 11,000-plus rivers and streams that crisscross our state, Texas looks like a giant water park. This month, Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine highlights 4 tubing rivers that offer relief from the sizzling June sun.

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Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine

June 2018 Magazine cover

In this Issue:
The World's Toughest Canoe Race


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Activities and Programs

Summer Fun

Summer Fun

Sun's out, fun's out! Swim, paddle and explore at a Texas State Park.

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Neighborhood Fishin'

Dad and son, Mesquite City Lake, DFW

Catch your catfish close to home at Neighborhood Fishin' lakes and ponds. Help your kid hook a keeper!

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State Parks

Download the Official App for Texas State Parks!

State Parks App

Now find your perfect state park escape using the Texas State Parks Official Guide for Apple and Android devices. The free app locates campgrounds, cabins, trails and places to hike, bike, swim, fish or kayak. And it'll give you all the details on 95 state parks in Texas. Learn more about the app


Texas Fishing Guide

Texas Fishing Guide from Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine

Get to know your favorite freshwater fish species. Experts have provided a special, free look into Texas’ most popular fish - including species descriptions (with top quality color illustrations), where to fish and how to catch them in this exclusive feature in the Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine mobile app.

Law Enforcement

TPWD's New Prosecutor of the Year Award Reflects Critical Role To Protect Woods, Waters, Wildlife


A brand-new award aims to formally recognize a courtroom champion each year for exemplary efforts in prosecuting fish, wildlife, water safety, natural and cultural resource or other environmental crimes in Texas. Nominees may include any prosecutor at the county, district, state or federal level whose action occurred during the previous two calendar years.

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