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April 24, 2024

Official Media Statement: Media Invited to Inaugural Fishing for Conservation Course with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

April 22, 2024

Public Comment Sought for Proposed Mountain Lion Regulations

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is seeking public comment until May 22 on proposals to prohibit canned hunting and implement trapping standards for mountain lions.

April 19, 2024

Park Rangers Celebrate Earth Day at Select H-E-B Stores This Weekend

AUSTIN— This weekend, Texas State Park rangers will set up booths at more than 40 H-E-B stores across Texas to celebrate the outdoors in honor of Earth Day.

Centennial Time Capsule Begins 50-Year Trek to Every Texas State Park

AUSTIN— How do you encompass 100 years of Texas State Parks’ history? That was the challenge state parks staff has spent the past year tackling.

April 18, 2024

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Detected in Jim Wells County

AUSTIN – Based on results from the National Wildlife Health Center (NWHC) in Madison, Wisc., Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has confirmed the presence of Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus 2 (RHDV2) in a Jim Wells County black-tailed jackrabbit.

Comunicado Oficial de Prensa: Ahogamiento en Canyon Lake

Official Media Statement: Drowning at Canyon Lake

April 17, 2024

City Nature Challenge Returns to Texas for the Nineth Year

AUSTIN —Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), through the Texas Nature Trackers program, invites all Texans to participate April 26-29 in a friendly competition between 15 Texas metropolitan areas for the ninth year of City Nature Challenge.

April 16, 2024

TPW Commission Approves 2024-25 Statewide Hunting, Migratory Game Bird Regulations

AUSTIN — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission have approved hunting regulations for the 2024-25 season with the following modifications and clarifications to 2024-25 Statewide Hunting and Migratory Game Bird proclamations:

Texas Game Warden Dewayne Noble Named Shikar Safari Officer of the Year

AUSTIN – Texas Game Warden Dewayne Noble was recognized as the 2024 Texas Officer of the Year by the Shikar-Safari Club International during March’s Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPWD) Commission meeting.