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Free Food, Fishing at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center for National Fishing Day

ATHENS, Texas- National Fishing and Boating Week will start this weekend with a big splash at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens with their annual National Fishing Day celebration. Children 12 and under will receive free admission and free fishing will be available for the whole family from 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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New ‘Texas State Parks Pass’ Provides Free Entry, Many Extras

New ‘Texas State Parks Pass’ Provides Free Entry, Many Extras AUSTIN, Texas— Visitors heading to Texas state parks this spring will be greeted upon arrival with posters and park employees sporting lapel buttons that read: “All the Parks. Extra Perks” designed to call attention to a new annual parks pass. The new Texas State Parks […]

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TPWD Game Warden Field Notes

TPWD Game Warden Field Notes The following are excerpts from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. All In A Night’s Work — A Calhoun County game warden recently worked in the Port O’Connor area starting one evening until the next morning. During the night, he wrote citations to six individuals (including a […]

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