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Find TPWD staff and partners throughout the state, making great connections! Bring your questions, feedback, sense of adventure, and a fun spirit and join us in the sharing in all things conservation!  

Plan to join us in 2023 at:

Ducks Unlimited Expo in Fort Worth
Friday - Sunday,
May5th - 7th, 2023
Times To Be Determined

Poteet Strawberry Festival in Poteet
(10am - 6pm) Saturday & (10am-5pm) Sunday,
April 15th and 16th, 2023

Mayfest in Fort Worth
Saturday and Sunday,
May 6th and 7th, 2023 
Times To Be Determined

Texas State Fair in Dallas 
Friday - Sunday,
September 29th - October 1st, 2023

Baytown Nurture Nature Festival in Baytown
Saturday, October 14th, 2023

Austin Powwow in Austin
2023 Dates are to be determined

And more to be announced!

Enter to Win the Outdoor Pursuits Giveaway!

Participate in any number of TPWD's activities at these great events, and enter our free giveaway! Simply scan a QR code, tell us how to contact the winner, and you are entered to win one of two prize packs. One includes a set of camping gear essentials and there is a second drawing for two fishing rod and reel combos.

A variety of activities led by TPWD staff and partners to participate in may include many of the following:

  • Archery
  • Fishing
  • Meet your favorite freshwater fish species and biologists
  • Bring your questions for Game Wardens
  • Talk water safety with Boater Education
  • Planning your next State Park adventure
  • Try the catfish tank, explore live animals, and make a craft
  • Find a new TPWD program or partner for you to enjoy
  • and more! 

Volunteers: Help us Introduce attendees to the management and conservation of the natural and cultural resources of Texas! E-mail Get Outside to express your interest in helping. All you need is a smile and positive attitude. We have a diversity of jobs to accommodate everyone's comfort and skill level!