Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission

January 25-26, 2023, Commission Meeting


Donations of $500 or more for January 26, 2023 not Previously Acknowledged by the Commission
Donor Detail & Purpose of Donation *Amount
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Grant to purchase a new aluminum fish hauling tank for Sea Center Texas. The tank will be mounted on a trailer and will be used to transport hatchery-reared fingerlings to coastal stocking sites. $18,181.00
JAB Energy Solutions, LLC (consultant to Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC) One Decommissioned 8 pile petroleum structure HI-A-370A $700,000.00
Coastal Conservation Association Texas Support to offset replacement of six pond liners at Sea Center Texas marine fish hatchery $178,178.52
Terry King One single person canoe for Cleburne State Park $1,099.99
City of Three Rivers Chamber of Commerce Support for the 1st annual community outreach haunted trail event at Choke Canyon State Park $680.00
Lake Ray Roberts Equestrian Trail Association Greenbelt Alliance Eight campsites upgraded from primitive sites to RV sites with 50 amp electric and water services at Ray Roberts Lake State Park – Isle du Bois Unit $56,001.00
Sabine River Authority Support for mussel and fish surveys in the Sabine River Basin $30,000.00
Apache Corporation One hundred native Texas trees to Ray Roberts Lake State Park Complex $2,200.00
Freeport McMoRan Inc. Decommissioned Petroleum Structure HI-A-531A $300,000.00
Bass Pro Shops Two Aqua logic chillers, eight Ozone generators, six aquarium pumps, one 200-gallon water tower, two RK2 protein skimmers, three fluidized bed filters, two 600-gallon round fiberglass tanks, one large 900-gallon poly tank, six rectangle tanks with window and stand, eight fiberglass biotowers, four 400-gallon round quarantine tanks, one shallow trough, four 600-gallon tall round tanks with window, one fiberglass livewell, four Triton TR-140 sand filters, three small rectangle tanks with window, one biological ball (filter) set $7,580.00
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation-Gear Up For Game Wardens Two Advanced Night Vision PVS-14 Monoculars (Serial Nos. A0747 and A0748), one truck storage unit, one pair of binoculars, one AGM Rattler TS35-640 thermal imaging riflescope, landscaping for the Game Warden Training Center dormitories courtyard, one Minn Kota Raptor Active Anchoring Shallow Water Anchor Powerpole, one 2022 20’ x 7’ Patriot Airboat with Marine Power LT4 Supercharged Engine (Hull Identification No. PAT00007A222), one 2022 Coastline Airboat Trailer (Vehicle Identification No. 555C1BP21NS001015), one SuperATV 6000 lb UTV winch kit, one robotic bobcat decoy, installation of marine electronics on Game Warden patrol vessel, one EL Range TA 10x42 Binocular/Rangefinder (Serial No. TF1225414A), one set of snake boots, one set of nake boot gaiters, one binocular adapter, one side scan sonar unit, one dry suit and search and rescue (SAR) accessories for SAR activities, one 115 HP Mercury Pro XS Outboard Motor Model No. 1117F513D (Serial No. 3B257501) with rigging equipment $141,721.64
American Subcontractors Association - San Antonio Chapter Post-freeze support of CCA Marine Development Center fish hatchery and restocking of marine sportfish $2,000.00
Freeport McMoRan Inc. Decommissioned Petroleum Structure HI-A-489B $300,000.00
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Grant for emergency generators to be installed at Brazos Bend State Park $2,732.00
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation 2022 7’ x14’ Stallion Tandem Axel Enclosed Cargo Trailer with ramp (Vehicle Identification No. 7SWBE1424NM001181) $7,645.00
Martha Jones Memorial donation to Texas Game Wardens in memory of Charles Guinn $500.00
National Wild Turkey Federation Support for habitat management and restoration projects at TPWD Wildlife Management Areas $28,650.00
Friends of Inks Lake State Park 85’ deep x 80’ high 1550-gallon water catchment tank, beige $2,118.50
Captain Tommy Moore Boat transportation provided for Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission members, Legislative members, and staff to the Mesquite Bay Complex for an educational field trip $1,700.00
Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) Support for Aquatic Education Tackle Program $5,000.00
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever 2021 Flex II-812 Truax Seed Drill (Serial No. 3638) $22,866.75
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever 2021 Donahue 616SR Trailer (Serial No. 056975) $11,000.00
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever 234 lbs of native grass seed $2,483.38
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation 2023 Interstate 6’ x 12’ LoadRunner Single Axle Cargo Trailer (Serial No. 4RALS121XPC059386) $6,069.95
Cole and Kristen Robbins/For the Children Fund Support for general operations at Hill Country State Natural Area $5,000.00
Total $1,833,407.73

*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 26th day of January, 2023.

Arch “Beaver” Aplin, III, Chairman

Dick Scott, Vice-Chairman

James E. Abell, Member

Oliver J. Bell, Member

Paul L. Foster, Member

Anna B. Galo, Member

Jeffery D. Hildebrand, Member

Robert L. “Bobby” Patton, Jr., Member

Travis B. “Blake” Rowling, Member