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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This 12-page publication provides information on distinguishing venomous snakes from nonvenomous species and safety tips on how to stay safe.


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.)


Roosting birds include blackbirds, starlings, grackles, and cowbirds. Like pigeons and sparrows, their droppings cause problems, and they carry diseases. This publication describes various methods of control. (4 pages)


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.

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.


In the Natural Resources project area, youth gain knowledge and experience in a variety of outdoor topic areas such as water conservation, outdoor living skills, forestry, fishing, and more. Young Texans involved in these projects are introduced to a vast array of educational and fun opportunities to be immersed in the world around them.


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

Texas Master Naturalist 2023 Annual Meeting

This year’s Annual Meeting will be held at the southernmost point of the South Texas Plains ecoregion, surrounded by mesquite and prickly pear brush country in McAllen, Texas.

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