Wildlife

We offer a wide range of resources, publications and events to provide landowners, conservationists and hunters an array of information regarding wildlife, including white-tailed deer, dove, quail, waterfowl and turkeys as well as non-native species like feral hogs as well as habitat and population management.

Related Department: Animal Science, Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management

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Feral Hog Management

The feral hog management program is for people throughout the state of Texas and beyond who are interested in more information on feral hogs.
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Wildlife

Publications

Publication

This 4th edition of the Texas Wildlife and Recreation CDE Study Guide incorporates revisions approved by the Texas FFA Career Development Events committee in July 2021. Revisions were made in plant listings and descriptions, and content was reviewed by subject matter experts and WAY Committee members. (187 pp.)

Publication

This publication discusses the characteristics and control of bats, as well as some safety considerations for handling bats.

Publication

This publication discusses various methods for controlling tree squirrels.

Programs

We offer numerous free and affordable programs on agriculture and natural resources, family and community health, economic health and youth development. We also offer many volunteer opportunities. Browse the list below.
Program

The Texas Wildlife Services Program provides statewide leadership in the science, education and practice of wildlife management to protect the state’s agricultural, industrial and natural resources, as well as the public’s health, safety and property.

Program

The Texas 4-H Natural Resources Program provides a variety of resources and opportunities to learn about wildlife, forestry, water conservation and more.

Program

Birding with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is a comprehensive set of programming and resources related to birding in Texas.

Texas Master Naturalist 2022 Annual Meeting

This year’s Annual Meeting will be hosted in the heart of one of the most ecologically diverse urban centers in the nation.

All Resources on Wildlife

  • Publication

    This 4th edition of the Texas Wildlife and Recreation CDE Study Guide incorporates revisions approved by the Texas FFA Career Development Events committee in July 2021. Revisions were made in plant listings and descriptions, and content was reviewed by subject matter experts and WAY Committee members. (187 pp.)

  • Publication

    This publication discusses control method for eliminating noise and damage caused by woodpeckers.

  • Publication

    This publication discusses badger damage and control methods.

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    This publication discusses wildlife diseases that can be transmitted to humans.

  • Publication

    This publication explains coyote biology and ways to avoid problems with coyotes.

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