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TPWD News Release — March 6, 2014

Twitter Live-Feed Added to State Parks Webpages

AUSTIN— Social media websites such as Twitter and Facebook allow people to find breaking news about closures for business and schools, weather and more from portable devices.

Eight state parks webpages will begin carrying live Twitter feeds that will inform visitors of real-time updates at parks.

Parks that will include the Twitter feeds on the TPWD website are:

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department uses these tools to inform park goers of closures and events at parks around the state.

For a list of all of TPWDs social media sites, visit: http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/socialmedia/

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