Places of Texas
A publication highlighting significant areas of Texas in need of conservation,
Special Places intends to raise public awareness and build public support.
The report is in PDF format.
A Texas Land & Wildlife Legacy
• A dependable and ongoing source of funding for acquisition, maintenance, and management of Texas state & local parks
• Preservation and restoration of coastal wetlands, riparian corridors, wildlife habitat, and other critical ecosystems
• Protection of state and federal public lands, including Padre Island National Seashore, Big Bend National Park, Big Thicket National Preserve, and our national forests
• Sustainable populations of nongame, endangered, and threatened species
Voice your Support for Open Space Protection!!
Take action today to increase parkland by sending a letter to Texas
Governor Rick Perry, expressing your concern about the rapid loss of
open space to development and the lack of parkland for people and wildlife.