Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission

March 29, 2012, Commission Meeting

Donations

Donations of $500 or more for the March 29, 2012 Commission Meeting not Previously Acknowledged by the Commission
  Donor Description Detail & Purpose of Donation *Amount
1 Barbara Kyse Cash Public Appeal for State Parks $500.00
2 L&M Charitable Foundation Cash Priority Land Conservation Acquisitions $1,250.00
3 The George B. and Irene Lindler Foundation Cash Public Appeal for State Parks $1,000.00
4 Nancy and Sam Sutherland Cash Public Appeal for State Parks $1,000.00
5 Robert O'Kennon Cash Public Appeal for State Parks $1,000.00
6 Warren and Lois Basinger Cash Public Appeal for State Parks $500.00
7 Recreational Equipment Incorporated Cash Texas Outdoor Family gear purchase and Leave No Trace training for Texas State Park employees $7,421.41
8 Janice L. Warren Cash Donation for Big Bend SP $1,000.00
9 Murski Breeding Sales Other Goods 225 Mesh Hunter Orange Safety Vest $4,050.00
10 Friends of Sheldon Lake SP Other Goods Volunteer T-shirts for prairie event, 6 interpretive signs for learning Center gardens, supplies for holiday events $3,095.00
11 Cheryl and William Nowlin Cash Public Appeal for State Parks $500.00
12 Cindy Cosman Cash Public Appeal for State Parks $500.00
13 Halliburton Giving Choices Cash Public Appeal for State Parks $2,499.55
14 Brasch Investments Inc. General Partner Capital Property 45 percent ownership interest in property at Boca Chica in Cameron County Texas $25,282.00
15 Sabine River Authority of Texas Cash To assist in the implementation of a public awareness campaign to slow the spread of zebra mussels $5,000.00
16 M.D. and Doris S. Ingram Cash Assist Hunter Education and Youth hunting $500.00
17 Starch Art Corporation Cash Bastrop State Park Habitat Restoration Program $1,000.00
18 Lois Keller Cash Public Appeal for State Parks $500.00
19 Betty Watkins Cash Bastrop State Park Habitat Restoration Program $1,000.00
20 Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation - Toyota Cash To assist in various programs- Texas SP Guide, SP facility maps, Texas Outdoor Family, LBO advertising campaign, conservation license plates, Spanish translation of Fishing and Hunting regulations and web pages for state parks and hunting and fishing regulations, wildlife trail maps, weekly fishing report, Archery in Schools, You Tube, and Hunt Texas E-newsletters $166,525.00
21 Galveston Bay Foundation Other Goods 59 individual reef balls @ $90.00 per Reef Ball - Pre-formed concrete structures (26" high, 36" wide) for use on the restored Research Oyster Reef in East Galveston Bay $5,310.00
22 Dr. and Mrs. Fred Kurrus Cash Priority Land Conservation Acquisitions $500.00
23 Borderland Mountain Bike Association Cash Donations to Franklin Mountains SP $1,000.00
24 Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Hemme Cash Public Appeal for Lockhart SP $1,000.00
25 Texas Bighorn Society Other Goods One-Leopold 12- 40x60mm spotting scope $600.00
26 Jeff Davis County Courthouse Other Goods Office space and Utilities in county courthouse $1,444.80
27 Pecos County Other Goods Office space and utilities in county courthouse for the biologist $2,185.60
28 Michelle Devaney Cash Public Appeal for State Parks $3,500.00
29 Ernest M. Smith III Cash Public Appeal for State Parks $2,500.00
30 Dr. and Mrs. Fred Kurrus Cash Native Wildlife and Endangered Species $500.00
31 Presidio County Texas Other Goods Office Space and utilities at county courthouse for biologist $1,924.80
32 John Andrews Cash Public Appeal for State Parks $500.00
33 Lin O. Brinkman Cash Public Appeal for State Parks $500.00
34 Janet Cooper Cash Public Appeal for State Parks $800.00
35 Texans for State Parks Capital Property 1 Double-wide Mobile Home plus funds for repairs at Ft. Parker SP $30,000.00
26 Dallas Athletes Other Goods 4 Yetti coolers and special duty uniforms $1,800.00
37 Recreational Equipment Inc. Cash Texas Outdoor Family gear purchase and Leave No Trace training for Texas State Park employees $3,600.00
38 Coastal Conservation Association-Texas Cash Contribution to the Endowment Account for the Sea Center to purchase non-capitalized equipment for the Southern Flounder Enhancement Program (e.g., pumps, chillers, fiberglass tanks, UV sterilizers) $10,000.00
39 Wesley K. Smith-Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund Cash Public Appeal for State Parks $1,000.00
40 Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Cash Devils River Operating Account $23,400.00
41 Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Cash Public Appeal for State Parks $500,000.00
Total $816,188.16

In official recognition of the adoption of this resolution in a lawfully called public meeting of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission, we hereby affix our signatures this 29th day of March 2012.

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T. Dan Friedkin, Chairman

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Ralph H. Duggins, Vice-Chairman

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Antonio Falcon, M.D., Member

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Karen J. Hixon, Member

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Dan Allen Hughes, Jr., Member

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Bill Jones, Member

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Margaret Martin, Member

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S. Reed Morian, Member

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Dick Scott, Member


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