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Mountain Lions, Green Turtles, Ladies That Hunt

Elusive and rarely seen, “Lions of West Texas” chronicles the mountain lion research conducted in the Davis Mountains of west Texas. Green sea turtles have been showing up on Texas beaches in larger numbers than ever, and a network of people have been rescuing stuck or stranded turtles. A weekend goose hunt for women is a first-time experience for some and a weekend break for others.

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Activities and Programs

Get Healthy in State Parks

Get Healthy in State Parks

Start the year off right! Your state parks have some of the best activities and programs for your physical, mental, and social health goals.

Cheers to a Healthy 2020!

Fishing

Neighborhood Fishin'

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'Tis the Season for Rainbow Trout Stocking – catch one close to home!

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Boating

Protect the Lakes You Love

Play Now Clean, Drain, Dry Your Boat

Invasive species like giant salvinia and zebra mussels can ruin fishing, boating and swimming for everyone. You can't always tell if a lake is infested with invasive species, and even a small piece left on your boat or gear can infest another lake. That's why it's so important to always clean drain and dry your boat, trailer and gear before traveling from lake to lake. It's up to you to protect the lakes you love.

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