LOS FRESNOS — Monitoring the baker’s dozen of new wildlife crossings on two state highways near Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge shows bobcats, raccoons, skunks and coyotes are already trotting through the safe spaces in numbers.
The freezing weather has forced Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to issue a temporary closure to saltwater fishing in the Rio Grande Valley and other counties along the Texas Gulf coast.
PORT ISABEL — The carnage from last week was still visible, two brown pelican carcasses on the side of the highway serving as mementos of the two dozen birds killed by traffic at the Gayman bridge last week.
HARLINGEN — More than 200 brown pelicans were rescued by volunteers along State Highway 48 Thursday, which was in stark contrast to a vehicular massacre of the birds one year ago.
The 12th annual Fishing for Hope tournament scheduled for Saturday at Louie’s Backyard on South Padre Island has been postponed until Oct. 20-21 due to Tropical Storm Harvey.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — State scientists say zebra mussels have been found at Lake Austin, the latest indication the invasive species is continuing to spread along Texas waterways.
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AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department says the new 2017-2018 fishing and hunting licenses go on sale Tuesday, Aug. 15. All current year hing licenses (except year-to-date fishing licenses) expire Aug. 31.
AUSTIN— The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department graduated the 61st Texas game warden and state park police officer cadet class Aug. 1 at the Texas State Capitol. The class included 34 game wardens and seven state park police officers.
Jerry W. Curl started a tradition in the Rio Grande Valley with The Texas Hunters & Sportsman’s Expo 26 years ago. After his passing in 2000, his sons took the reigns to make sure “The Show must go On!” His oldest son Christopher started adding and improving what he had built for 10 years.
A Sea Turtle Inc. volunteer displays a Kemp's ridley sea turtle hatchling before a July 3 sunrise turtle release at County Beach Access No. 3 on South Padre Island.
Mark Beltran was captivated by what he saw. As the McAllen native looked through his Facebook pages and friends, he noticed a growing number of angler posting photos with their catches from bowfishing.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Companies accused of causing migratory bird deaths may be harder to successfully prosecute after a federal appeals court recently ruled that a century-old wildlife protection law only applies if the killing is intentional.
HARLINGEN — The second phase of clearing the Arroyo Colorado to better handle flood waters begins in October, but this concept is not being entirely embraced.