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Apr

25

2017

Gov. Abbott Appoints TWA Members, Buford and Polk, to the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation

Texas Wildlife Association is proud to recognize that our own Executive Committee Members, Tina Yturria Buford and Carl Ray Polk, Jr., have been appointed by Governor Abbott to the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board.


Apr

25

2017

Scimetrics Ltd Corp has Withdrawn its Registration of Kaput Feral Hog Bait in the State of Texas

Texas Wildlife Association is pleased to learn that a warfarin-based feral hog toxicant will not be put in use here in Texas without robust research.  We hope that Scimetrics and other pesticide producers will continue pursuing an effective and ecologically responsible solution to the very serious feral hog problem here in Texas.


Mar

27

2017

Texas Wildlife Association Statement Regarding Border Security

TWA believes that increased patrols, more strident enforcement of existing laws, and technological monitoring of the border will achieve the worthy goal of controlling illegal border crossings while minimizing impacts to private property rights and our precious natural resources.  TWA is eager to serve federal and state agencies as a resource on addressing this critical issue.


Mar

10

2017

Statement on Warfarin-Based Feral Hog Toxicant

Texas Wildlife Association (TWA) recognizes the ecological and agricultural damage that feral hogs create across Texas.  As such, TWA is a staunch proponent of effective and responsible control of feral hog populations.  However, the recent announcement by the Texas Department of Agriculture approving the use of a Warfarin-based feral hog toxicant is cause for concern.


Mar

01

2017

Trump Water Directive Win for Private Property Rights

On Tuesday, February 28, 2017, President Trump issued an Executive Order directing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to take action towards the elimination of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. In WOTUS, under the detailed description by EPA in the Federal Register, EPA maps have suggested nearly any waterway in the country could have come under federal jurisdiction.


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