Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Stay up-to-date on operations adjustments and temporary closure of Law Enforcement offices, state parks, recreation facilities and water access points due to COVID-19. Please follow guidance from local authorities, Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of State Health Services.

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An important facet of the operations procedure is the development of safety procedures, rules and regulations for your customers. Sufficient resources and time should be allocated to ensure their safety.


A nature tourism operator should begin by visualizing and making basic "nuts and bolts" decisions:


A well organized excursion into nature begins with an educational session covering safety requirements. Customers should also be made aware of the need for conservation and management.

Gather together a group of your friends and role play an enterprise activity to see if your plan works... strive to do it for real so that you can evaluate and find your flaws. Be sure after the start up of your enterprise that you consistently review your enterprise to determine your strengths and weaknesses, and then do what you can to build on your strengths and overcome your weaknesses.