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Feb. 2, 2004

Civil Restitution Program Going Well

AUSTIN, Texas – Assistant Chief of Fisheries Enforcement, Kris Bishop, briefed the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Jan. 29 about the progress of the department’s civil restitution program, since the legislature in 1999 implemented a law saying licenses can be denied until fines are taken care of.

TPWD To Host 2004 Texas Land Trust Conference

AUSTIN, Texas – With each passing year, Texans trade in open ranges, grasslands and rivers for strip shopping malls and concrete parking lots. But landowners have other choices for the use of their wide-open spaces, even in a slow economy. The 2004 Statewide Land Trust Conference hopes to offer a few more conservation-friendly options for open lands.

Master Naturalist Program Seeks Applicants

AUSTIN, Texas – Several chapters of the Texas Master Naturalist program are accepting applications for spring classes for those wanting to volunteer to help conserve the state’s natural resources.

Jan. 26, 2004

TPWD Calendar

The following meetings may be of interest to the public. Check the master calendar for all TPWD events.

Jan. 12, 2004

TPWD Awards More Than $400,000 Worth of Outreach Grants

AUSTIN, Texas — Sixteen organizations across Texas plan to introduce children around the state to camping, fishing, and conservation through the Community Outdoor Outreach Program grant program.

50th Game Warden Cadet Class Starts

AUSTIN, Texas — The 50th Game Warden Cadet class started on Jan. 1 and cadets this round come from a wide variety of backgrounds. Meanwhile, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Law Enforcement Division is working to recruit even more Spanish-speaking wardens for another class slated to start in the fall.