Archive | October, 2005

First Statewide Conference on Invasive Plants Scheduled

AUSTIN, Texas — On Nov. 17 and 18, 2005, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin will convene the first statewide conference in Texas on non-native invasive plants as part of the Pulling Together Initiative. Conference planning is led by a coalition of interested parties who recognize the importance of creating networks of information […]

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Enhanced Budweiser ShareLunker Database Now Online

ATHENS, Texas — Big bass nerds everywhere take note: Information about entries in the Budweiser ShareLunker program can now be searched online. The on-line database has two modes, basic and advanced. The basic mode allows online searches by season, reservoir and angler name. It also includes links to photos of anglers and their fish where […]

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Game Wardens, Parks, Wildlife Areas Cope in Rita’s Aftermath

AUSTIN, Texas — Dozens of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department game wardens continue to deliver food, water, medical assistance and peacekeeping support to East Texas counties still reeling from Hurricane Rita. Meanwhile, the number of state parks temporarily closed by Rita is down to four from about 20 two weeks ago. State wildlife management areas […]

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