Boaters urged to ‘Clean, Drain & Dry’ to stop the spread of invasive species

Editor: Shannon Cottongame June 9, 2022 Now more than ever, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) urges boaters and paddlers who enjoy water recreation this summer to do their part to fight back against aquatic invasive species that threaten Texas lakes. “Memorial Day weekend was the unofficial kick-off to boating season in Texas, and while … Continue reading Boaters urged to ‘Clean, Drain & Dry’ to stop the spread of invasive species

Game Wardens report fewer holiday weekend citations

Editor: Shannon Cottongame June 9, 2022 Texas Game Wardens issued fewer boating-related citations over Memorial Day weekend than they did in 2021. They cited increased boating safety awareness and patrols by game wardens and other marine safety officers as contributors to a drop in incidents. Between Friday and Monday, 352 game wardens conducted 10,218 safety … Continue reading Game Wardens report fewer holiday weekend citations