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Texas Gulf Coast Habitat Becomes State Park

A multi-partner coalition including the Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPW) Foundation has announced the purchase of the 17,351-acre Powderhorn Ranch along the Texas Gulf Coast in Calhoun County. The acquisition will conserve a spectacular piece of property that is one … Continue reading

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6 New National Wildlife Refuges Established

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announces the establishment of six new national wildlife refuge units during the past year and the renaming of a seventh in honor of a late Fish and Wildlife Service director by laying commemorative planks … Continue reading

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Outdoor Recreation Participation Increases

More than 90 million U.S. residents age 16 and older participated in some form of wildlife-related recreation in 2011, up three percent from five years earlier, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report released last week. In total, wildlife recreationists … Continue reading

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Volunteer Holidays: How You Can Make a Real Difference

Please note that the following post is written by guest author, Peter Smith. Deciding to take a volunteering holiday abroad or in home country is probably one of the most rewarding ways to spend time away. It can be a … Continue reading

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