Archive | December, 2004

Top Texas Conservation Stories of 2004

When It Rains, It Pours — Texas’ natural resources showed their potential in 2004, thanks to higher than normal rainfall across most of the state. The abundance of water created lush habitat conditions, setting the stage for near-record production among many wildlife species, particularly quail and deer. While hunters were enjoying the rewards of a […]

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Wireless Internet Service Debuts in Five Texas State Parks

AUSTIN, Texas — TengoInternet and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are starting a pilot program to offer wireless Internet service at five Texas state parks — Choke Canyon State Park (Calliham) near Three Rivers, Blanco State Park near Blanco, Balmorhea State Park near Toyahvale, Goose Island State Park near Rockport, and Ray Roberts Lake […]

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Wardens Made Much Progress on the Border Last Month

ZAPATA, Texas — At and around the Falcon Lake area on the Mexican border, game wardens had a busy November. “Efforts of game wardens in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies have been very successful in the past few weeks in the Falcon Lake area,” said Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Law Enforcement Director, Col. […]

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Whooping Crane Population Reaches Record High

ROCKPORT, Texas — This winter, the world’s last natural wild population of whooping cranes pushed past the 200 mark, a landmark event for an endangered bird species that has come back from the brink of extinction in the past six decades. Biologists at the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge completed a census flight on the Texas […]

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Texas State Parks Plan Host of Holiday Festivities

AUSTIN, Texas — The limestone walls of the Indian Council Room deep within the bowels of historic Longhorn Cavern near Burnet will ring with the sounds of the holiday season at three special Caroling in the Cave performances. The Longhorn Cavern State Park event is just one of a number of holiday events taking place […]

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Rinker's Boat World

Rinker’s Boat World

Visit our booth at the Houston Boat Show January 7th – 16th at the Reliant Center, Houston Texas. Rinker’s Boat World 2500 W Mt Houston Houston, Texas 77038 800-847-9247 281-847-0064

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