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TPWD News Release — Aug. 5, 2013

Waterfowl Hunting, Wetland Projects at Texas Coastal Wildlife Management Areas

Informational Public Meeting Set for Aug. 14

PORT ARTHUR — Texas Parks and Wildlife Department invites the public to attend an informational meeting regarding the upcoming migratory game bird hunting season and ongoing wetland restoration efforts on Wildlife Management Areas along the Upper Coast of Texas.

The public meeting will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 14, from 6-8 p.m. at the J.D. Murphree Wildlife Management Area Headquarters Check Station, 10 Parks and Wildlife Drive in Port Arthur, on the south side of Highway 73 near the intersection of Jade Avenue.

Wetland projects were completed on sites in the Lower Neches WMA and the J.D. Murphree WMA.  Updates regarding public hunting access within the Upper Coast WMAs and information on rules and regulations, including leased public hunting sites, will also be available.

Additional information regarding public hunting opportunity on TPWD owned lands is available at www.tpwd.texas.gov or by contacting J. D. Murphree WMA at (409) 736-2551.

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