Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (TPWF) provides private support to TPWD to ensure the future of the wild things and wild places of Texas. Since 1991, TPWF has raised more than $150 million for transformational projects across the state.
Find out how you can support them at tpwf.org
As the fishing season heats up, our experts are bringing you the Texas Fishing Guide, packed with info on our state's most popular fish – now including both freshwater and saltwater fishes! You'll get details on where to find them
and how to catch them. Get the special guide for free, exclusively in the Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine mobile app.
You can now get the 2016-2017 Outdoor Annual with this season’s hunting and fishing regulations. Pick it up when you buy your license, view it online or
download the free app.
April is the pinnacle of Texas' spring wildflower explosion. More than 5,000 species of wildflowers (including 6 species of bluebonnets) bloom here, and by now, most of the state has been transformed.
This month, Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine gives you 5 hots spots known for spectacular displays.
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Thanks to the landmark bills passed by the Legislature, 94 percent of state sales tax revenue attributed to sporting goods is dedicated to Texas State Parks.
Check your eastern turkeys Online or on your mobile device with the My Texas Hunt Harvest App. Learn more about the app
*Hunters are required to report harvest of eastern turkeys electronically to TPWD within 24 hours of harvest.
The new Texas Ecosystem Analytical Mapper is now available for public use! Use this free interactive tool to create custom maps of the Texas landscape and its habitats. It includes information about vegetation, soils, geology, hydrology and ecoregions.
Make your own Texas Vegetation Field Guide or discover another way this map can help you.
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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