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Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission
Public Hearing

August 21, 2008 Commission Meeting

Donations of $500.00 or More
Not Previously Approved by the Commission

# Donor Description Detail & Purpose of Donation *Amount
1 US Fish and Wildlife Service Cash SEAFWA 2008 Conference $15,000.00
2 Bat Conservation International Other Goods Two (2) Petterson D-100 bat detectors and two (2) Skymaster weather meters to help volunteers collect data and monitor bat population in Houston $1,020.79
3 Dallas Arms Collectors Association Controlled Items One used Champion 20-gauge single-shot shotgun, one used Stevens Model 94 single-shot 12-gauge shotgun and one used Mossberg 20-gauge pump shotgun to be used for hands on experience during Annual Youth Shooting Sports Event. $414.87
4 Partners of Palo Duro Canyon, Inc. Capital Property One 2008 Polaris Ranger 6X6 utility vehicle, serial #4XARF68A784409336, to be used as brush fire response and trail rescue. $11,770.00
5 Harold and Vicki Ogg Controlled Items One 1998 Jeep Cherokee $4,810.00
6 William Bradley Other Goods Outdoor Chess/Checker Board and Set with Storage Shed to add an activity to Abilene State Park that would generate fees. (Eagle Scout Project) $2,389.00
7 Friends of Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery SHS Capital Property 20' x 20' metal storage building including concrete work and erection of building $10,200.00
8 Blue Bell Creameries Cash Sponsorship for Wildlife EXPO $5,000.00
9 Shady Oak Christian School Cash Support Attwater Prairie Chicken Restoration $500.00
10 Shady Oak Christian School Cash Support Attwater Prairie Chicken Restoration $1,539.17
11 Brown County Controlled Items Two (2) DVD recorders to assist with criminal case preparation $632.98
12 Southwick Associates Cash 2008 SEAFWA Conference $3,000.00
13 Campbell Timberland Management LLC Cash 2008 SEAFWA Conference $500.00
14 Shikar Safari Club International Foundation Cash Sponsorship for Wildlife EXPO $5,000.00
15 Texas Farm Bureau Cash Sponsorship for Wildlife EXPO $1,500.00
16 Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation Cash Purchase of vehicle to support Anhauser-Busch programs within TPWD $9,000.00
17 Strake Foundation Cash Sponsorship for Wildlife EXPO $2,000.00
18 Horace C. Cabe Foundation Cash Texas State Parks Operations $7,000.00
19 Upper Guadalupe River Authority Cash Guadalupe Bass Restoration Program $886.06
20 Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation (EXXON) Cash Funding for 'Keep Texas Wild' kids pages in the TPW magazine $225,000.00
21 Lower Colorado River Authority Cash Sponsorship for Wildlife EXPO $5,000.00
22 Texas Equestrian Trail Riders Association Cash Sponsorship for Wildlife EXPO $1,500.00
23 Texas Bighorn Society Cash Sponsorship for Wildlife EXPO $1,500.00
24 Hixon Land & Cattle Company Cash Sponsorship for Wildlife EXPO $5,000.00
25 USDA-APHIS Cash SEAFWA 2008 Conference $5,000.00
26 Claude Brabston Controlled Items One (1) GE Ericsson handheld portable radio to be used by volunteer group and park hosts at Lake Texana SP $100.00
27 Jackson County Sheriff's Department Controlled Items Four (4) Motorola MT2000 Portable handheld radios to be used by volunteer group and park hosts at Lake Texana SP $800.00
28 Texas Wildlife Association Cash Sponsorship for Wildlife EXPO $1,500.00
29 Othal E. Brand, Jr. Other Goods Two (2) Kenmore dehumidifiers for office use at Bentsen Rio-Grande State Park $573.68
30 Maritech Resources, Inc. Cash Artificial Reef Program Rigs-to-Reefs $92,700.00
31 Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation Cash Support hatchery programs — CCA Marine Development $6,755.00
32 Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation Cash Support hatchery programs — Perry R. Bass MRS $5,899.00
33 Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation Cash Support hatchery programs — Sea Center Texas Visitor Center $19,695.00
34 Texas Lures & Leaders Cash Anything to do with fishing $1,390.00
35 Underwater Expeditions Other Goods Offshore fishing trips $1,300.00
36 Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation (Toyota) Cash SP Guide, SP maps, SP interpretive brochures, EXPO, Texas Outdoor Family, Life's Better Outside Advertising, conservation license plates, Spanish translation, Archery Schools, Texas Scholastic Clays $295,000.00
37 Maritech Resources, Inc. Cash Artificial Reef Program Rigs-to-Reefs $47,200.00
38 Texas Bass Classic Foundation Cash To support TPWD's youth fishing and outreach programs $250,000.00
39 Worth Casualty Co. Cash Sponsorship for Wildlife EXPO $1,500.00
40 Jack Williamson, MD Capital Property One (1) 1994 Dodge Durango SUV to support operations of Big Bend Ranch SP $5,500.00
41 Holt Cat Cash Sponsorship for Wildlife EXPO $25,000.00
42 US Fish and Wildlife Service Cash Sponsorship for Wildlife EXPO $5,000.00
Total $1,085,075.55

*Estimated value used for goods and services