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Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission

May 20-21, 2020, Commission Meeting

Donations

Donations of $500 or More for May 20-21, 2020 Acknowledged by the Commission
Donor Detail & Purpose of Donation *Amount
Apache Corporation Native Texas trees and seedlings donated to various Texas Parks and Wildlife sites to be planted $19,612.00
Rich and Trudy Wells General support for Sea Center Texas $1,000.00
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation - Gear Up For Game Wardens Eight weBoost cell phone boosters, three PVS-14 night vision monoculars and other equipment, two FLIR Breach thermal monoculars, one Mavic 2 Zoom drone, one Phantom 4 Pro Travel Edition drone, FLIR Duo-R thermal gimbel attachment, two battery packs, one Norotos Rhino arm mount, four 12-inch screens, two 10-inch screens, GPS maps, one 25-hp outboard motor (Serial No. 6FMKS1028836), eight drone batteries, two quick chargers, and two WB37 batteries $53,420.59
Ducks Unlimited, Inc. Thirty-three Texas duck stamp prints and artist-signed stamps, framed and matted $10,843.00
National Wild Turkey Association One 2019 Honda ATV (TRX500FA5K) for Cooper Lake Wildlife Management Area $8,168.57
Mule Deer Foundation Support for brush management at Elephant Mountain Wildlife Management Area $12,500.00
ExxonMobil Corporation Support for operations in Law Enforcement Region 8, District 4 $1,000.00
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Grant to support operations and capital equipment at Powderhorn Wildlife Management Area $110,500.00
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation - Gear Up For Game Wardens Ten LaCrosse hip waders, one Mavic 2 Zoom drone (Serial No. OM6CGC4R0A134A), one PVS-14 ECHO WP night vision monocular, one 2019 Kawasaki utility vehicle, two boat covers for Majek boats, one DJI Matrice MX210 drone (Serial No. OGODFB202040130), one axis deer decoy, two windshields for Polaris Ranger utility task vehicles, one Pulsar Axion XM38 thermal monocular (Serial No. 775017723), one 60-hp four-stroke Mercury electronic fuel injection outboard motor (Serial No. 1C591759), one 5X8 Stagecoach utility trailer (VIN No. 5NYBU0810KNSC6547), eight bluetooth radio microphones, four Axion XM38 handheld cameras and one Axion XM30 handheld camera (Serial nos. 77501699, 775017702,775016690, 77508452, and 775017814), one 12,000-lb Warn winch, two FUJI 1440 TECHNO-STABI binoculars (14X40) with cases for each (Serial nos. 129997 and 129924), twenty Motorola radio headsets, one M210 thermal drone (Serial No. SS3-PM4101703), three training spots for Reid investigation training for Game Wardens to attend, and one search-and-rescue suit and accessories for Game Wardens to use $105,242.50
Coastal Conservation Association Grant to support oyster reef habitat expansion in Sabine Lake $200,000.00
Caldwell County Feral Hog Task Force Hog trapping kit for Lockhart State Park to assist with feral hog management $602.25
Southeast Texas Sport Fishing Association Support for the Youth Fishing Program at Sea Center Texas $2,500.00
National Wild Turkey Federation Inc. Grant to support habitat projects on wildlife management areas $30,500.00
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Grant to reprint Junior Ranger journals for the Junior Ranger Program for the State Parks Division $3,500.00
Coastal Conservation Association - Corpus Christi One 2020 Generac light generator (VIN 7FSBG0912LB488603) $13,000.00
Coastal Conservation Association - Corpus Christi One hundred and thirty-five prime treated 2x6s to repair fishing piers $1,439.65
Joshua Moore Assistance with Harper Youth Hunt in memory of Jacob Krebs $654.54
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Support for the 2020 Great Texas Birding Classic $3,459.33
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation - Gear Up For Game Wardens Two night vision optics (Serial No. 0515 and 0516, respectively), six Weboost Drive 4-GX mobile cell phone boosters, one M-LOK mounting plate for a patrol rifle pressure switch, one ice machine, one hog decoy, one Honda generator, one PVS-14 Photonis Echo White Phosphor 2000 night vision unit, three drone accessory kits, one night sight optic thermal imager, one Force 6 personal flotation device, Raptor drysuit, 3mm wetsuits, Team Wendy helmets, two carabiners, water-activated strobe, headlamp, knife, mesh bag, gloves, Evo 4 boots, two Helion XP50 thermal scopes (Serial No. 91055515 and 9105597, respectively), two Pulsar Core RXQ30V thermal imaging scopes and two batteries, one drone, four night vision units, one trailer, two ATVs, one thermal night vision unit, ten hip waders, fifty-six mounting plates, one spotting scope and tripod, eleven Garmin watches, one motor and motor accessories, search-and-rescue gear, five thermal units and an extra battery, one airboat trailer, design service for the Game Warden Training Center - Hamilton Leadership Quarters, and one 2020 Polaris Ranger Crew 1000XP (Serial No. 4XARSE993L8931170) for Game Wardens to use $236,676.38
Houston Safari Club Foundation Support to conduct brush work using Spike 20P herbicide at Black Gap Wildlife Management Area $5,000.00
Total $819,618.81
*Estimated value used for goods and services

In official recognition of the adoption of this resolution in a lawfully called public meeting of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission, we hereby affix our signatures this 21st day of May, 2020.

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