Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission
Public Hearing

May 2004 Commission Meeting

Donations of $500.00 or More
Not Previously Approved by the Commission

Donor Description Details
1. Parks and Wildlife Foundation of Texas Cash Support of Houston Toad conservation efforts at park
2. Landry's Restaurants, inc. Cash/In-kind Services Case: Unspecified; In-kind: "Ongoing conservation projects relating to fresh and saltwater marine life and reptile programs located within the Gulf Coast region of Texas"
3. Jim Prappas Cash Support the efforts of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in the continuation of its mission of protecting and conserving the natural resources of Texas for future generations to come
4. National Shooting Sports Foundation Cash Promote youth hunting
5. Dallas Woods & Watters Conservation Club, Inc. Cash Wetlands Timber Frame Pavilion construction cost
6. Gulf of Mexico Foundation Cash Grant reimbursement for work performed at Armand Bayou Coastal Preserve
7. National Rifle Association of America Cash Purchase ammunition and muzzle-loading supplies for Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Workshops
8. Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce Cash Team sponsorship - Great Texas Birding Classic - tickets to Awards Brunch
9. The Dow Chemical Company Cash Event sponsorship - Great Texas Birding Classic - 2-inch ad in Event Program and tickets to Awards Brunch
10. Port Aransas Chamber/Tourist Bureau Cash Event sponsorship - Great Texas Birding Classic - 1/6 inch page ad in Event Program and tickets to Awards Brunch
11. DAMAARS International Cash Team Sponsorship - Great Texas Birding Classic - tickets to Awards Brunch
12. Reliant Energy Cash Team sponsorship - Great Texas Birding Classic - tickets to Awards Brunch
13. Nikon, Incorporated Cash Team sponsorship - Great Texas Birding Classic - tickets to Awards Brunch
14. Houston Audubon Society Cash Team sponsorship - Great Texas Birding Classic - tickets to Awards Brunch
15. Saltwater Fisheries Enhancement Association Goods Assist law enforcement operations on area lakes - 1996 Gmbler Intimidator Bass Boat and 1996 Mercury Outboard 200 h.p. engine
16. Coastal Conservation Association of Texas Goods Night Vision 3-X lenses
17. Parks and Wildlife Foundation of Texas Cash

Endowment proceeds to help fund Foundation of Texas Marketing and Operations – Inland Fisheries

18. Saltwater Fisheries Enhancement Association Goods Law Enforcement use - Nine Robotic Decoy deer
19. Coastal Conservation Association of Texas Goods Coastal Law Enforcement - Stabilizer Binoculars
20. Friends of Garner State Park Cash Purchase firerings for campsites
21. Sanford Schmid TTEE Charitable Trust U/A DTD Cash

Monetary contribution to a purely local Charitable Trust U/A DTD donation account meant to help finance the implementation of the strategies, objectives, and goals of the Interpretive Master Plan for Monument Hill and Kreische Brewery State Historic Sites

22. Trinity Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc. Cash Construction of the Nature Communications Center
23. Admiral Nimitz Foundation Cash Dictaphone transcriber desk top will be used to conduct oral history programs focusing on World War II Veterans
24. Parks and Wildlife Foundation of Texas Cash Sponsorship of teacher interns for program development and evaluation
25. Parks and Wildlife Foundation of Texas Cash Writing and printing of the Hook & Bullet newsletter
26. Texas Bighorn Society Goods Repair sheep pasture at Black Gap WMA for future releases – materials donated for project = $11,343.53; volunteer hours on project = 1,090 x $7.00/hr. = $7,630.00
27. Texas Bighorn Society Goods Provide pipe to extend wildlife water distribution system on the Sierra Diablo WMA for desert bighorn sheep and other Wildlife species – 7,100 feet of 1-inch black plastic pipe
28. Chuck's Air Conditioning In-kind Services

Labor, material, and equipment to replace electric pedestals to 25 campsites in the Oakmont Campground at Garner State Park. Work to be performed according to NEC. The electricity to these sites was destroyed in the July 2002 flood and was not replaced because they are located in the flood plain. The sites are currently rented as regular non-electric, but with the electricity restored they can be rented as premium campsites.

Grand total: $201,003.55


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