Archive | Texas Parks and Wildlife

Texas Parks and Wildlife

Poising Our Water

NIH study finds two pesticides associated with Parkinson’s disease

New research shows a link between use of two pesticides, rotenone and paraquat, and Parkinson’s disease. People who used either pesticide developed Parkinson’s disease approximately 2.5 times more often than non-users. Rotenone, regularly used by the Corp of Engineers, BLM, and many state Parks & Wildlife agencies! The study was a collaborative effort conducted by […]

Continue Reading 0

Texas State-Fish Art Contest Seeks Entries, Expo Sponsors and Exhibitors

ATHENS, Texas-Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) officials intend to make the 2010 State-Fish Art Contest expo at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) in Athens the biggest and best in the contest’s history, and they need your help. Wildlife Forever, the national sponsor of the contest, has agreed to move the national competition and […]

Continue Reading 0

East Texas students helping elderly better prepare homes for wildfires

ETOILE, Texas– A group of students from this tiny East Texas town are leading the charge to help their community better prepare for wildfires. Etoile School in Nacogdoches County is the first school in the country to help its community receive Firewise Communities, USA certification. Firewise is a national program that helps communities identify and […]

Continue Reading 0