Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department | July 31, 2020

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has upgraded O.H. Ivie Lake near San Angelo and Grapevine Lake located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, to fully “infested” with invasive … Read More

Source: USDA APHIS | July 29, 2020

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Wildlife Services (WS) program recently applied for a patent (U.S. Patent Application No. 16/668,253) for a new vehicle-based lighting system to prevent deer-vehicle collisions during low-light … Read More

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department | July 16, 2020

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is requesting feedback from the public on a new suite of potential harvest regulation options for blue and channel catfish. The goal is to … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | July 16, 2020

Texas A&M AgriLife Research entomologists have seen an increase in kissing bugs collected in multiple regions of the state this year. The insects carry a parasite that can cause potentially fatal Chagas disease … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | July 14, 2020

Well distributed and timely precipitation across much of Texas in the spring, along with positive long-term growth among the state’s white-tailed deer population, has set the stage for a favorable 2020-21 hunting season…. Read More

Source: Texas Animal Health Commission | July 10, 2020

The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) held a regularly scheduled commission meeting by live audio and teleconference call on June 23, 2020. The Commission proposed to amend TAHC rules regarding chronic wasting … Read More

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Source: Oklahoma State University DASNR | June 19, 2020

The Oklahoma Department of Health has confirmed 20 cases of rabies for the year as June … Read More

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Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department | June 24, 2020

Once considered to be extinct in Texas, black bears have steadily recolonized the Big Bend … Read More

Source: USDA APHIS | June 18, 2020

As cases of chronic wasting disease (CWD) continue to rise, USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is looking to genetics for new and innovative ways to reduce the prevalence of this brain-wasting … Read More

The northern bobwhite quail is an iconic species for many reasons. Depending on who you talk to, you may hear bobwhite referred to as a game bird, an indicator or an umbrella species, or a species of conservation concern. Hearing the “bobwhite” whistle reminds us of days gone by … Read More