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TPW Commission

TPW Commission Regional Public Hearings
Amarillo - Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Lubbock - Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Regular TPW Commission Meeting
Lubbock - May 24, 2018

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TPW Foundation

We Will Not Be Tamed!

Jorge Avalos - 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.

Fishing

BIGGER BETTER BASS!

ShareLunker

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!

Learn More at TexasShareLunker.com

Magazine

Desert Gardens

Barton Warnock Visitor Center

Texas' most remote regions have some amazing strange and otherworldly plants. This month, Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine highlights 5 desert gardens where you can get up close and personal with cacti, succulents and other denizens of the Texas' desert ecosystems.

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Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine

May 2018 Magazine cover

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Waves in Texas

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Activities and Programs

Go Wild

Go Wild - Jack Rabbit

Enjoy wildflowers, wildlife and wild fun at your Texas State Parks!

Hop into springtime fun

Fishing

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!

Find a lake near you

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

Law Enforcement

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

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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.

Nomination Form

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