Tag Archives: Texas Parks and Wildlife

Three Texas Parks And Wildlife Employees Killed In Brewster County Crash

By Public Radio Staff Three Texas Parks and Wildlife Department employees were killed in a helicopter crash in Brewster County while conducting aerial surveys on Saturday. TPWD identified the men as wildlife biologist Dewey Stockbridge, fish and wildlife technician Brandon … Continue reading

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Balmorhea State Park Closure Extended To Summer, As Widespread Repairs Continue

By Carlos Morales It’s been 6 months since Balmorhea State Park first closed to fix extensive maintenance problems across the entire 42-acre park—and those repairs will now keep the West Texas park closed at least until the summer. Multiple contractors … Continue reading

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Texas Parks and Wildlife Says Erosion Caused Structural Failure at Balmorhea Pool

After months of evaluations, Texas Parks and Wildlife is naming erosion as the primary cause of a structural failure at Balmorhea State Park Pool. The popular summer swimming hole has been closed since May, when a part of the pool … Continue reading

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Balmorhea State Park Works to Preserve Resources Amid Growing Popularity

Balmorhea State Park is home to the largest spring-fed swimming pool in the world. Each day, the San Solomon Springs pumps 15 million gallons of fresh water through the pool. But what used to be a hidden gem in the … Continue reading

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Kelcy Warren, CEO of Energy Transfer, Appointed to Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Dallas billionaire Kelcy Warren to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Commission, alongside three other appointments from across the state. Warren is President and CEO of Energy Transfer, the Dallas-based pipeline company behind the planned Trans-Pecos … Continue reading

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