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NPIN: Organizations - Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

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Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Address: 4200 Smith School Road
Austin, TX 78744

Region: Southwest

Phone: (512) 912-7011
Fax: (512) 912-7058
Web: www.tpwd.state.tx.us

Organization Structure: State Agency
Organization Scope: State/Regional
Organization Type: Natural Heritage

Services this organization provides

  • Inventory and/or monitor endangered/rare species
  • Work on restoration projects
  • Natural habitat management
  • Support research with grants, awards, etc.
  • Conducts research
  • Publish research
  • Provide educational programming
  • Open to the public

Native Plant Focus: Rare plant conservation, preservation, and recovery.

Publications: Many leaflets on most of the listed endangered plants: Also a book

Description: TPWD is a state agency with the responsibility for Texas wildlife. The Wildlife Diversity Program addresses all organisms. Within the program, there are several botanists who focus on conserving rare plants.

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