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Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission to Hold Regional Public Hearings in Panhandle May 22-24

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AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission is extending an invitation to the public to attend upcoming regional public hearings in the Panhandle May 22-24. The Commission is holding these meetings in Amarillo and Lubbock to receive input from stakeholders and constituents concerning any issues relating to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department policies, goals, programs, and responsibilities.

Regional public hearings will be held in Amarillo, Tuesday, May 22, at 3 p.m. in the Amarillo Civic Center Heritage Room, 401 South Buchanan St., and Wednesday, May 23, at 2 p.m. in the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Banquet Room, 1501 Mac Davis Lane. Each speaker is given two (2) minutes to address the Commission on TPWD-related issues.

The Commission’s regular May public hearing will be held Thursday, May 24, at 9 a.m. in the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Banquet Room. A complete agenda for the meeting, along with options for providing public comment and listening in via live streaming audio, will be posted online at