TPWD Print-Friendly Page:

Media Contact: TPWD News,, 512-389-8030 [KE]

TPWD Website:

TPWD News Release — Aug. 8, 2005

Stay Tuned

Information from Texas Parks and Wildlife is available on radio and television, as well as the newsstand.


Passport to Texas, TPWD’s radio series of weekday, 90-second stories, is broadcast on more than 100 Texas stations. Airing this week, hunting season starts this month—will you be ready? Terry Erwin oversees TPWD Hunter Education and has a few tips on what you can do to prepare yourself for your time in the field. Plus buy a Super Combo license and you could receive more than just a great hunting and fishing experience—how about a $1,000 outdoor gear shopping spree from Academy Sports and Outdoors? We’ll tell you how.

For more information, visit the Web.

Video News

TPWD provides video news reports that run in newscasts on numerous Texas stations, as well as on cable and satellite outlets around the nation.

For more information, go to the Web.


Texas Parks & Wildlife” is a weekly half-hour television series seen on PBS affiliates around the state. Airing this week, hikers, horseback riders, and school kids find plenty to see and do at San Angelo State Park. Park manager Pat Bales spends a lot of his spare time biking the trails in this Concho Country park. Volunteers are vital to keeping our state parks operating smoothly. Meet some folks who are helping build safer trails at Enchanted Rock State Park. As Corpus Christi grows, so does its need for water. Learn how this coastal city is planning for its water needs for both the present and the future. Ann Miller with the Outdoor Learning Programs helps dispel some of the myths surrounding bats on this week’s ‘Wild Things’. Follow famed photographer Wyman Meinzer as he shoots — with a camera, the elusive coyote.

For more information about this week’s programs and where they can be viewed, visit the Web.


Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine is always available on newsstands throughout the state and by subscription for $19.95 a year. To subscribe, call (800) 937-9393 or order online.


On the Net: