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[ General Media Contact: Business Hours, 512-389-4406 ]
[ Additional Contacts: Lydia Saldaņa, (512) 389-4557, lydia.saldana@tpwd.texas.gov ]
April 7, 2008
State Parks Host Meetings Regarding Feral, Exotic Species
AUSTIN, Texas -- The State Parks Division of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will host a series of public meetings across the state in April and May concerning natural and cultural resource management activities on state park properties, with a particular focus on management challenges at Big Bend Ranch State Park.
Following a short informational presentation, the public will be invited to comment on current management strategies for removal of feral animals such as burros and exotic species such as aoudad sheep from the park and may offer alternative solutions. All meetings begin at 7:00 p.m.
Meeting Schedule:
--Tuesday, April 22 -- Government Canyon State Natural Area, 12861 Galm Rd, San Antonio
--Wednesday, April 23 -- Texas Parks & Wildlife Headquarters, 4200 Smith School Rd, Austin
--Thursday, April 24 -- Richardson Civic Center, Heights Room, 411 W. Arapaho Road, Richardson
--Wednesday, May 14 -- Southwest Command Center, 9011 Escobar Dr, El Paso
--Thursday, May 15 -- Presidio, Presidio Activity Center (PAC), 1200 E. O'Reilly St.*
--Thursday, June 12 -- Bellaire City Hall Auditorium, 7008 South Rice Avenue, Bellaire**
* Update, May 1, 2008: The address of the Presidio meeting was undetermined when the news release was first issued. The new information has been added. (Return to updated item.)
* Update, May 23, 2008: The time and place of the Houston area meeting was undetermined when the news release was first issued. The new information has been added. (Return to updated item.)
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