PARKS AND WILDLIFE OFFICIALS ARE STOCKING PONDS FOR NEIGHBORHOOD FISHING FUN
Toward the end of November, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will begin their annual seasonal release of the prized, hatchery-raised fish, which will be large enough to catch and take as soon as they hit the water. And the best part, they’re coming to a fishing hole near you with free fishing for kids under the age of 17. For more, click here.
POSSUM KINGDOM’S SOUTH D&D CAMPING
SITES TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE
Campsites at Lake Possum Kingdom’s South D&D recreation area are closed for now as work crews perform maintenance. The South D&D boat ramp will close on November 19 and remain closed until November 28. Work at the campsites is expected to be completed and facilities reopened by the beginning of December.
PK’s eight other public use areas remain open. Of those, seven offer camping sites with no reservations required – and no camping fee during the non-summer months. Three other boat ramps remain open at the reservoir. For regularly updated boat ramp reports, please click here. To learn more about recreational opportunities at PK, go here.
HELP MONARCH BUTTERFLIES WHILE BEAUTIFYING
YOUR YARD AND CONSERVING WATER
Each year, millions of southward-migrating Monarch butterflies pass through Texas toward their winter home in Mexico. Like most visitors just passing through, they are looking for spots to rest and a little food and water along the way. Why not help them out by adding a few water-wise plants to your garden this fall? For more, click here.