Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission
Public Hearing

January 2008 Commission Meeting

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

Donor Description Detail & Purpose of Donation *Amount
Guillott Realty Capital Property Item 1 — Office Building (1,200 sq ft; 40x30 in size); To secure a building that would act as a Park Headquarter for Hill Country State Natural Area $65,000.00
Saltwater — Fisheries Enhancement Association Capital Property Item 1 — 2007 Kawaski Brute All Terrain Vehicle; To provide law enforcement equipment $7,867.47
Brazos Bend State Park Volunteer Organization Controlled Item 1 — HP Pavilion TX 1000 Laptop Computer; SN: CNF73867Z7; To be used by Park Manager to work away from Park HQ $1,500.00
Dallas Athletes, Inc. Controlled Item 1 — Manitowoc Ice Machine; SN: 8132633, Model #QY0214A; For the Triathlon event. $1,688.99
Friends of Stephen F. Austin State Historical Park Controlled Item 1 — Dell Inspiron 530 Computer which includes monitor, CPU, keyboard, speakers and printer; SN: CNOJY392698617695704; To provide a computer system at the shop for employees. $842.13
Holland Walsh Controlled Item 2 — 2002 Yamaha 4 Wheelers — VINs: 5Y4AG01Y02A077458 & 5Y4AG01Y82A076607; 1 — 1994 Kawasaki Mule 2510 — VIN: JK1AFCA165B502562; 2 — 1992 Kawasaki PWCs — HINs: KAW84454K293 & KAW96713F292; To assist game wardens in their duties $3,500.00
Big Country Audubon Society Other Goods 1 — Morgan metal building modified for bird blind; Bird Viewing Blind to encourage use of park by birders. $1,445.00
Dallas Athletes, Inc. Other Goods 6 — 30 Round AR-15 Magazines; 2 — Police Line Tapes 3 MIL 1000'; 4 — 3V Lithium Batteries; 1 — Pro-Line Custom Vest; 1 — Traffic Cone 28" Box of 10; 1 — Traffic Cone 18" Box of 20; 5 — Streamlight XL 20 LED AC/DC 2 sleeves; 3 — Streamlight Red Wands; 2 — Tufloc 14" lockers $2,294.63
Friends of McKinney Falls State Park Other Goods 208 — Cedar Post (9ft length x 6 diameter); To rebuild tent pads $2,438.00
Lloyd Pinnick Other Goods 3 — 50 amp electrical pedestals; To assist park with upgrading campsites to 50 amp service $930.00
National Wild Turkey Federation — Deep East Texas Chapter Other Goods 4 — turkey nets; 4 — circuit testers; 4 — transport boxes; and 4 — handi-blasters; To safely capture turkeys $3,200.00
National Wild Turkey Federation Other Goods 3 bags of herbicide applied to long leaf pine restoration site to kill competing vegetation while seedlings mature; and 60,500 long leaf pine seedlings; To facilitate a long leaf restoration project on Alazan Bayou WMA, Nacogdoches County. $10,327.00
National Wild Turkey Federation In-Kind Services Contractor hired to mow 120 acres of food plots, road sides and R.O.Ws; To enhance wild turkey habitat on Alabama Creek WMA $1,440.00
National Wild Turkey Federation In-Kind Services Contractor hired to mow 43 acres of food plots, road sides and R.O.Ws; To enhance wild turkey habitat on Sam Houston National Forest WMA $516.00
National Wild Turkey Federation In-Kind Services Contractor hired to plant long leaf pine seedlings; To facilitate a long leaf restoration project on Alazan Bayou WMA, Nacogdoches Co. $8,467.00
The Outdoor Channel In-Kind Services Sponsorship of Kim Rhode appearance at Texas Parks & Wildlife Expo; Sponsorship for Wildlife Expo $534.00
Univision 62 In-Kind Services Media promotion and support; Sponsorship for Wildlife Expo $2,750.00
6 Old Geezers Cash To provide money for a new work boat. $6,000.00
CEMEX Cash Sponsorship for Wildlife Expo $5,000.00
Cabela's Cash Sponsorship for Wildlife Expo $7,912.00
Caldwell Rotary Club District Cash To support TPWD law enforcement $500.00
Crestview RV Center Cash Sponsorship for Wildlife Expo $966.00
Earl C. Sams Foundation Cash To provide video systems for Law Enforcement Region 4, District 1 vehicles $36,883.00
Friends of Garner State Park Cash Printing of Garner State Park Maps $1,500.00
Galveston Bay Foundation Cash Purchase of 2-4-D Amine Herbicide for treatment @ Armand Bayou Watershed $1,000.00
LJH, LTD Cash General Donation for the park $1,000.00
Loyd Bell Cash Construction of trailhead portal at North Concho Campground $2,500.00
Marine Outlet Cash Sponsorship for Wildlife Expo $1,816.00
Mills Carraway Cash Gift for San Angelo State Park $500.00
NRA Foundation, Inc. Cash To purchase "Laser Shot" simulated shooting system to be used for Region 1, District 2 Law Enforcement (I & E) $12,365.00
OMEGA Protein Cash Maintenance, repairs and operation of Sea Rim State Park $8,000.00
Texas Gas Service Cash Sponsorship for Wildlife Expo $7,912.00
Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation Cash Conduct habitat restoration project at Bastrop State Park $8,620.00
Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation (Toyota) Cash To assist with the cost of promoting the conservation license plate program $5,000.00
Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation (Toyota) Cash Marketing — To assist with the cost of producing on-site state park interpretive brochures $20,000.00
Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation Cash To sponsor operating costs of the Budweiser ShareLunker Program and Operation World Record $24,762.00
Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation (Toyota) Cash Marketing — To assist with the media costs associated with the "Life's Better Outside" awareness campaign. $25,000.00
Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation Cash New flooring material and installation in bunkhouse on Matagorda Island WMA $5,000.00
Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation (Toyota) Cash Printing of State Park maps $29,000.00
Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation (Toyota Texas Bass Classic) Cash Marketing — To assist with the activities for the Neighborhood Fishing Program. $35,000.00
Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation Cash Support desert bighorn sheep restoration in Texas $71,107.50
Total $432,083.72

*Estimated value used for goods and services


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