Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission

May 24, 2012, Commission Meeting

Donations

Donations of $500 or more for May 24, 2012 not Previously Acknowledged by the Commission
  Donor Description Detail and Purpose of Donation *Amount
1 Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation-Toyota Cash Advertising or Promotion for State Park motor vehicle campaign $15,000.00
2 Canadian River Municipal Water Authority Cash To assist in the implementation of a public awareness campaign to slow the spread of zebra mussels $5,000.00
3 Student Conservation Association Other Goods Numerous hand and power carpentry tools used by the SCA hurricane Ike restoration crews. Battleship Texas 4,000.00 and Galveston SP 4,000.00 $8,000.00
4 Wildlife Research Center Other Goods 200 Hunting Scent Books; 200 Scent Secret DVD's; 100 SEP $8,596.00
5 Ralph and Deb Cunningham Cash Assist Becoming an Outdoor Woman activities $500.00
6 Nancy and Ray DeLong Cash Public Appeal for State Parks $500.00
7 Louise Wyss Other Goods Wheel Burrow, Craftsman 50, 22" weed trimmer and string, oil pans and funnels, handle pole saw, 2 shovels, rake, hoe, pitch fork, gas cans, 1 gal. Antifreeze, Bar/Chain Oil, tractor jack, BEHR water stain, manual stain gun, weedeater, 100 ft 3/8" chain for Ray Roberts Complex $1,218.28
8 Brandi Hill, Leon County Treasurer Cash Donation for Ft. Boggy SP $15,000.00
9 Brian Simmons Controlled Item 1 Decoy White Tailed Deer $1,998.72
10 Wild Sheep Foundation Cash Funding specifically for desert bighorn sheep restoration, management and research $76,500.00
11 Cabela's Other Goods Commercial 1 1/2 HP Grinder $734.99
12 Friends of Lost Pines State Parks Cash Bastrop State Park Wildfire Recovery $45,000.00
13 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Cash To fund summer interns from the Brigades program. Communication Division $5,000.00
14 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Cash To fund summer interns from the Brigades program. WL Division $15,000.00
15 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Cash To fund summer interns from the Brigades program. LE Division $10,000.00
16 Texas Society of the Children of the American Revolution Cash Assist Texas Outdoor Family $2,039.50
17 F.E. and Judy Compton Cash Game Warden Training Center $500.00
18 Wesley Whitmeyer Cash Public Appeal for State Parks $500.00
19 Archery Trade Association Cash Support TPWD's efforts to launch a community archery initiative in Texas $65,000.00
20 Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Capital Property 37.36 acres adjacent to Buescher SP, Bastrop County $210,000.00
21 The Conservation Fund Capital Property 329.05 acres adjacent to Tony Houseman WMA in Orange County Texas $391,000.00
22 Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Capital Property To acquire land on Devils River in Val Verde County $8,917,012.50
23 W & T Offshore Inc. Cash Cost to move decommissioned 4-pile petroleum structure in HI-A-371. Towed to TPWD reef site HI-A-349 $469,500.00
24 Sabine County Landowners and Leaseholders Association Other Goods Registration to attend Safe Capture International Training for two staff members $795.00
25 Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (Sportsman's Club of Ft. Worth) Cash To support purchasing equipment to be used at events in Tarrant County as well as other parts of the state $5,000.00
26 Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (Sportsman's Club of Ft. Worth) Cash Tarrant County Neighborhood Fishing $20,000.00
27 Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (Toyota Texas Bass Classic) Cash Contribution from the Texas Bass Classic Foundation for Contractor costs to continue operations of the Take-Me-Fishing trailer $16,000.00
28 Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (Toyota Texas Bass Classic) Cash Contribution from the Texas Bass Classic Foundation for marketing activities for the Neighborhood Fishing Program. The focus of this program is to expose kids and non-traditional users to fishing and the conservation of the Freshwater Resources upon which good fishing depends. $30,000.00
29 Scott A Freund Memorial Foundation Cash To support the production and distribution of a water safety video for inclusion in the Texas Education Assoc. (TEA) driver education training program as required by House Bill 673 $20,000.00
30 Texas 4H Conference Center Cash Assist the Becoming an Outdoor Woman activities $5,558.54
31 Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Cash Bastrop SP Restoration $50,000.00
32 Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Cash Palo Duro Canyon SP-Canoncita Ranch $30,000.00
33 Friends of Enchanted Rock Capital Property 10,000 gallon rain water collection tank for wildland firefighter use $14,000.00
34 Friends of Galveston Island SP Cash To purchase a John Deere XUV 855D Utility Vehicle per specs $11,034.63
35 Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Cash Purchase of Ultra Cold freezer for Coastal Fisheries $15,000.00
36 Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Cash Purchase and installation of signage cautioning anglers and boaters to not approach or disturb nesting birds along the coast. $25,000.00
Total $10,505,988.16

*Estimated value used for goods and services


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