Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Wildlife officials are encouraging Texans to plant native flora to help the Monarch butterflies during their long migration. (Getty Images)

Wildlife Officials Pushing Native Plants For Monarch Butterflies 

Texas state agency is preserving ecosystems and nonprofits are offering grants and rare plant seedlings to boost habitat.

03/29/2014

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Racism Allegations Hit Texas Parks Agency

Racism and discrimination allegations are troubling the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, which has spent $100,000 on reports that have so far found employees lamenting “a legacy of intolerance” and is now faced with a second federal complaint from a black game warden-in-training.

06/06/2013

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Algae Bloom Kills Nearly 1 Million Fish In Southeast Texas

Wildlife officials estimate nearly a million fish have been killed in Southeast Texas by the algae bloom known as red tide.

08/17/2012

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Texas Deer Put Down After Testing Positive For Brain-Eating Disease

Two West Texas deer were put down after testing positive for a brain-eating disease, the first such cases to have been documented in Texas.

07/11/2012

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