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Springtime in Full Bloom at Texas State Parks

Springtime in Full Bloom at Texas State Parks

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AUSTIN – What looks to be a promising wildflower season has started early this year and Texas State Parks remain some of the best and safest places to see and photograph a dazzling array of bluebonnets, mountain laurels and other blooming flora. Continue reading

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Nuisance Alligator Hunter Permit Application Deadline March 15

Nuisance Alligator Hunter Permit Application Deadline March 15 AUSTIN – Nuisance alligator control hunters have until March 15 to apply for a permit under new rules adopted by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission.

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Lake Tawakoni State Park to Celebrate 10 Years

Lake Tawakoni State Park to Celebrate 10 Years Family Activities, Exhibitors, Re-enactors and Movie Night Scheduled for Park Event WILLS POINT, TX— To celebrate 10 years of providing camping, hiking, fishing and outdoor recreation as the only state park facility … Continue reading

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Mission Tejas State Park

Mission Tejas State Park By Dana Goolsby  Houston County- East Texas is full of amazing history and natural beauty. Mission Tejas State Park fully encompasses both the rich history of East Texas and the natural wonder and beauty of the Pineywoods and affords … Continue reading

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Boater Ed Now Required for Operators Born After Sept. 1, 1993

Boater Ed Now Required for Operators Born After Sept. 1, 1993 AUSTIN – Anyone looking forward to operating a motor-powered vessel or sailboat on Texas public waters this year needs to have completed a state-approved boater education course if born … Continue reading

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Texas State Parks Appeal Raises $335,000 in First Three Weeks

Texas State Parks Appeal Raises $335,000 in First Three Weeks Supporters Reminded: Still Time to Make Year-End Deductible Donations AUSTIN – More than $335,000 has rolled in since Texas State Parks appealed for help earlier this month, citing a $4.6 … Continue reading

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Lake Fork Toyota ShareLunker First of Season

Lake Fork Toyota ShareLunker First of Season ATHENS—Andrew Watson of Highland Village caught the first entry of the 26th Toyota ShareLunker season December 27, 2011, from Lake Fork.

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Game Warden Field Notes

Game Warden Field Notes November 18, 2011 The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports.

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Whooping Cranes Arriving In Texas

Whooping Cranes Arriving In Texas Texas- With whooping cranes now making their way back to Texas for the winter, biologists are hoping this year will see a record number of the endangered birds in the state.

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Get Cooking In Texas State Parks

Get Cooking In Texas State Parks Meal Prep Options Exist for Campers Even During Drought TPWD News Release Grilling on an outside pit and gathering around a warming campfire to swap stories or roast marshmallows rank as two of the … Continue reading

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