Source: AgriLife Today | Aug. 28, 2019

Dove season 2019 should provide a good opening weekend starting Sept. 1, but birds’ access to food and water will be a major factor in harvest success, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. John Tomecek, AgriLife … Read More

Drought following good spring conditions could impact Texas game animals, but early population reports and estimates suggest a favorable hunting season, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. John Tomecek, AgriLife Extension wildlife specialist, Thrall, said good spring conditions favored most wildlife species, but dry summer … Read More

The options for fall-planted wildlife mixtures are many but often the random mixtures offered for sale by national retailers are not the best-adapted plants for Texas. Warm season forage legumes, cool season forage legumes and forage oats are all great choices to include in forage mixtures for white-tailed deer in … Read More

Source: Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation | Aug. 23, 2019

Opening day of dove hunting season is Sept. 1, just over a week away. And the Oklahoma Department … Read More

Source: Texas Animal Health Commission

Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) officials established a Control Purpose Quarantine Area (CPQA) in northern Jim Wells County after fever ticks were discovered on a calf, originating from the area, during a voluntary inspection at a program dipping vat … Read More

Whether you call them Texas horned frogs, horned toads, or horned lizards, the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation wants to know where you’re seeing them. With your help, the ODWC can keep tabs on this species of great conservation need by identifying areas in Oklahoma where it is still … Read More

In every ecosystem around the world there are potentially hundreds of living species that can be affected by a change in that ecosystem, whether it’s natural or man-made. What can be good for the survival of one species might have detrimental effects on another species, so a critical balance … Read More

Source: Oklahoma State University

Earlier flooding rain has displaced a lot of wildlife, including snakes. Fortunately, the snakes do not want to be any closer to humans … Read More


The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts’ Natural Resources Program has contracted with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) to conduct an ecosystem assessment in Matagorda Bay to inform the conservation of threatened and endangered species. The partnership will develop comprehensive economic and ecological … Read More

July’s episode of the Dr. Dale on Quail podcast from The Rolling Plains Quail Research Foundation addresses a hotly-debated topic among quail hunters: predator management. Join Dr. Dale Rollins and Gary Joiner, Texas Farm Bureau and learn why every moment of a quail’s life is dictated by the threat of predation, which species … Read More