Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

The Texas Department of Parks & Wildlife is the state agency responsible for wildlife conservation, wildlife protection, habitat management, information & education in Texas.

The primary duties of the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife is:

  • To manage and protect wildlife in Texas
  • To manage wildlife habitat
  • To educate the public on wildlife and safe hunting practices
  • Set hunting and fishing seasons and creel limits
  • Issuing hunting and fishing licenses
  • Set hunting & fishing regulations in Texas
  • Conduct tests for wildlife disease
  • Animal Reintroduction
4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX, 78744
(512) 389-4800