Contact Information

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Wildlife Division
Texas Natural Diversity Database
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, TX 78744

Staff Directory


Texas Natural Diversity Database:
Submit Data

The data in the TXNDD comes from many sources including TPWD staff and other government agencies, specimen records, academic institutions, environmental consultants, and the naturalist community in Texas. If you have data on the elements tracked in the TXNDD, we strongly encourage you to share your data.

Data Format

To submit data to the Texas Natural Diversity Database (TXNDD), please use the TXNDD reporting form. This form helps assure data quality by prompting for the data that is critical for a sound EO. Download the form below:

In addition, we accept any published documents, unpublished reports, and data compilations which contain data for the elements we track. Any questions or data can by emailed to TXNDD at or mailed directly to the TXNDD. Please include your preferred contact information in case we have questions regarding your submission.

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