Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission
Public Hearing

March 26, 2009 Commission Meeting

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

# Donor Description Detail & Purpose of Donation *Amount
1 Federation of Fly Fishers Cash Guadalupe Bass Restoration Program $2,000.00
2 Texas Women Fishers Cash Guadalupe Bass Restoration Program $500.00
3 Betta Thomas Cash Use for law enforcement equipment $1,000.00
4 Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Capital Property Item Electric pump, including hoses/piping, built on a trailer for mobility used to manage wetland habitat on North Toledo Bend WMA $135,906.00
5 Council for Environmental Education Cash To assist in funding a statewide ProjectWILD facilitator's workshop $5,000.00
6 McBride's Conservation Fund Cash To fund materials to build archery equipment for Archery in Schools Program — a Hunter Education Program $1,000.00
7 Judy A. Taylor Cash Habitat restoration at Matador WMA $1,000.00
8 The Mildred W. Fairchild Foundation Cash To be used to help rebuild Galveston Island State Park $6,000.00
9 Brian Johnson Other Goods One Cardiac Science automated external defibrillator w/alarm case and battery for public safety $2,295.00
10 Caldwell Rotary Club District 5870 Cash To support TPWD law enforcement $500.00
11 Friends of Colorado Bend State Park Other Goods Two (2) Big Max Ultra 8'x10' polymer storage buildings to provide additional storage for the Colorado Bend State Park headquarters building and for use by the park's Park Host volunteers $1,944.17
12 Titus County Freshwater District Other Goods One hundred (100) Zebco 33 rod and reel combos to be given away at the annual Kids Fishing Day $1,416.16
13 Texas Water Foundation Cash To provide funding for a statewide water communications initiative $576.00
14 Government Solutions Group, Inc. Cash State Parks Welcome Kit Pilot Project $4,500.00
15 Lake Arrowhead Volunteer Fire Department Controlled Item One (1) used Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) Heartstart FR2 model by Laerdal. Three sets of pads and an extra battery are included. $900.00
16 Friends of Martin Dies, Jr. State Park Capital Property Item One (1) used 2004 Kawasaki 010 4x4 Mule Utility Vehicle, 400 hours on meter, hard top, windshield, and electric winch. $5,315.00
17 Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program, Inc. Cash For the seagrass conservation cause $5,000.00
18 Aardvark Keith Moving Company Other Goods Two (2) surplus mahogany HON Executive desks for use by staff in the newly created offices located in the classroom wing of the Visitor Center at Government Canyon State Natural Area $1,200.00
19 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Cash To offset expenses for providing outreach and education regarding conservation and recreation at the San Antonio Livestock Exposition $5,000.00
20 Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (Anheuser-Busch) Cash Sponsorship for Texas Parks & Wildlife Expo $22,724.74
21 Friends of Garner State Park Cash Printing of Garner State Park Maps $1,500.00
22 US Fish & Wildlife Services Other Goods Thirty (30) seized taxidermies of animals to be used for state park educational purposes. These include one(1) Sand Hill Crane, one (1) Snow Goose and twenty-eight (28) Queen conch seashells $500.00
23 Valley Zoological Society Controlled Item Two (2) Honda 2007 Fourtrax Recon All Terrain Vehicles for general park use at Resaca de la Palma $5,130.00
24 Brazos Bend State Park Volunteer Organization Controlled Item One (1) Kubota Utility Vehicle RTV 900 for use at Brazos Bend State Park $4,643.00
25 HOLT CAT Capital Property Item One (1) Caterpillar Motor Grader 140H to support operations at Big Bend State Park $200,000.00
26 The NRA Foundation, Inc. Cash Texas Parks & Wildlife Expo Sponsorship $1,500.00
Total $417,050.07

*Estimated value used for goods and services