Many of the park’s amenities, including the campgrounds, trails, and Interpretive Center, will not be available for visitors until March of 2014.
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Hunting access is only allowed on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays during the hunting season, and game permits must be purchased in advance with deadlines that vary by game.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department estimates this proposed rule could amount to a loss of as much as $1 million per day for each day that the red snapper fishing season is reduced.
The Lesser Prairie-Chicken may be placed on the Endangered Species List
In Texas, 56 parks were developed by around 50,000 Corpsmen between 1933 and 1942, before many of the young men headed off to serve in World War II.
A Texas icon will be repaired so it can be preserved for future generations
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department rescheduled the meeting in Morton, which is being held to allow discussion on the draft range-wide conservation plan for the lesser prairie chicken.
“It’s important to show people what life would have been like so many years ago, and how people would have survived on the frontier,” said Dawn Capps, park ranger and peace officer at Abilene State Park.
This data may well be important, since the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service is considering whether to list the lesser prairie-chicken under the federal Endangered Species Act.
Areas below the Second Deck are still closed, as efforts are still ongoing to clean the remaining oil disturbed by the flooding.