Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission

August 26-27, 2020, Commission Meeting


Donations of $500 or More for August 26-27, 2020 Acknowledged by the Commission
Donor Detail & Purpose of Donation *Amount
Safe Fleet Five hundred N-95 face masks for Game Wardens to use for patrol duty as safety and personal protective equipment $2,500.00
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation - Gear Up For Game Wardens Two SafeFloor coverings for two 29-foot safe boats, nine thermal image units (Serial Nos. 7750191283, 77508834, 775019285, 775018329, 775018822, 7750199292, 775018236, 775019315, 775019316), three Sager NP8454 forensic laptops, one robotic deer decoy, three Motorola bluetooth radio microphones, one SafeFloor covering for a new patrol boat, and nine pairs of LaCrosse rubber boots, hip boots, and snake boots for Game Wardens to use $34,961.00
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Seven hundred green masks for staff to use during COVID-19 $1,400.00
Dell Giving care of YourCause, LLC Support for Texas State Parks $2,000.00
Raymond Quigg Support for interpretive services at Devils River State Natural Area $500.00
Terry Lynn Poerner Charitable Foundation One Kawasaki Mule utility terrain vehicle (Serial No. JKAAFCE16LB503721) for Albert and Bessie Kronkosky State Natural Area $18,860.53
Coastal Conservation Association Texas Support to post billboards to promote seagrass awareness $19,950.00
National Wild Turkey Federation Support to purchase a native grass seed drill $10,000.00
FlatsWorthy One Coastline boat trailer (Serial No. 555C1BL11LS000781, one Yamaha outboard motor (Serial No. 6EKL-1071086) and one 2020 NewWater curlew boat (Serial No. EVF18168A020) for Game Wardens to use for patrol duty $24,410.00
Greater Longview Delta Waterfowl One Hummingbird Helix 10 MEGA Si G3N side-scan sonar, plus accessories to be used by Game Wardens in Gregg County $2,766.87
City of Dallas Support for research contract on zebra mussels $20,000.00
Village Creek Volunteer Association Support for operations at Village Creek State Park Nature Center $1,142.10
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Grant to support various programs including the ShareLunker program; the Texas State Parks Guide; the Texas State Parks Guide mobile app; state park facility maps; Texas State Parks interpretive programs, including the Texas Outdoor Family program and the Texas State Parks Junior Ranger program; the Lone Star Land Steward program; the Texas - National Archery in the Schools program; the Texas Children in Nature (TCiN) initiative; the Outdoor Kids Challenge; the Life's Better Outside marketing effort; the Conservation License Plate program; Spanish-language fishing and hunting regulations; the Weekly Fishing Report program; the Hunt Texas E-Newsletter; the Under The Texas Sky Podcast; Big Time Texas Hunts; the Texas State Parks Spanish-language website; the Great Texas Birding Classic; and the Great Texas Wildlife Trail System $252,500.00
Shell Oil Company HERO Program Support for Texas State Parks $1,380.00
Brazos Bend State Park Volunteer Organization One model year 2019 John Deere Gator HPX615E (Serial No. 1M0615EAJKM21788) $11,628.06
Coastal Conservation Association Texas Support for fifteen twelve-week internships for undergraduates attending Texas A&M campuses $97,500.00
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation One 2018 Argo Frontier 8x8 Green ATV (Serial No. 2DGC000T1JNR42392) to be used for safety patrols and emergency response at Mustang Island State Park $24,745.08
South Texas Chapter of Dallas Safari Club Support to conduct brushwork using Spike 20P herbicide at Black Gap Wildlife Management Area $5,000.00
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Grant to hire four part-time summer interns to be stationed in coastal Texas counties $10,400.00
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Archery equipment including bows, repair kits, targets, a bow rack, a floor quiver, adult- and child-sized binoculars, a paper cutter, and other craft supplies for Sheldon Lake State Park $2,040.05
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Twenty camping kits for the Texas Outdoor Family Program $4,278.25
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Eight animal skins, one skull, and other supplies for the interpretive program for Enchanted Rock State Natural Area $668.01
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Two kayak chariots and transfer benches, twenty-four adaptive fishing rod holders, and three tent mud room additions for storing wheelchairs for Texas Outdoor Family Program $2,332.78
Construction costs for the new leadership quarters at the Game Warden Training Center $151,145.47
EOG Resources Three surplus game cameras (Serial Nos. 1410071621193,1410071621372, and 1410071621199) for Game Wardens to use $600.00
Total $702,708.20
*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 27th day of August, 2020.