Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Texas wingshooters can begin marking their calendars for the 2019-20 hunting seasons, with minimal changes over last year’s schedule.

The only change … Read More

With a May 17 deadline approaching, Pheasants and Quail Forever is encouraging farmers and ranchers to consider utilizing a federal program that provides financial and technical assistance to establish habitat that benefits monarch butterflies, pollinators and other wildlife. The Monarch Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) administered by the USDA’s Natural … Read More

Texas remains vigilant in monitoring and testing for chronic wasting disease, with no reported spread beyond existing containment zones over the last 12 months. However, the discovery of CWD in a free-ranging whitetail near the perimeter of the disease containment zone in south Central Texas has led to a recommended … Read More

Source: USDA APHIS | April 1, 2019

Spring is a popular time to travel and vacation, but unfortunately, people aren’t the only ones on the move. Therefore, April has been named “Invasive Plant Pest … Read More

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) found no new lakes infested with invasive zebra mussels during recent statewide early detection and monitoring. TPWD and partners monitor more than 60 lakes for early detection or population monitoring of zebra mussels.

Each year, the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) responds to new threats to America’s agricultural and natural resources, often in the form of invasive species or emerging diseases. To raise awareness about these growing threats and the agency’s efforts to manage, monitor and regulate their impacts, a … Read More

The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) would like to remind all owners of premises where exotic chronic wasting disease (CWD) susceptible species are located that annual mortality records and inventory forms are due on or before 12:00 a.m., April 1, 2019. Exotic CWD-susceptible species include North American elk or wapiti, … Read More

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department| March 11, 2019

An abundance of mature Rio Grande tom turkeys … Read More

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department | March 4, 2019

With lots of mature toms across the Rio Grande turkey range, persistent Texas hunters should have a good shot at … Read More

Last week we invited you to participate in an online survey concerning your opinions on wild pig populations and management in Texas.  If you have already completed this survey, we sincerely thank you for your participation. If you have not yet completed the survey, please use the information below … Read More