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Ocelot found dead in Hidalgo County suggests range expansion

Two nonprofit conservationist groups on Wednesday announced that an ocelot killed in Hidalgo County in 2021 has resulted in some positive news for the cat that is endangered in Texas.

TPWD schedules SpaceX Boca Chica land swap meeting; seeks public comment

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission is soliciting public comment on a proposed land swap involving SpaceX, approximately 477 acres south of Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge Bahia Grande Unit, and approximately 43 acres of Boca Chica State Park.

Feds want public input on plan to reintroduce ocelots on RGV ranchlands

Federal wildlife officials are seeking the public’s input on a proposal that would reintroduce ocelots into parts of their historic native range where they haven’t been seen in decades.

Ecotourism center hosts speaker; Laguna Atascosa subject of presentation

George “Georgie” Garcia, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service visitor center manager at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, will give a talk at the South Texas Ecotourism Center on April 6 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the STEC multipurpose room.

Cameron County man accused of hunting, killing alligator at wildlife refuge

A Cameron County man accused of dragging and killing an alligator out of the Laguna Atascosa Wildlife Refuge remains jailed at a Cameron County facility.

Mother, kitten ocelot spotted at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

Two more ocelots have been spotted at the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge.

Laguna Atascosa, Lower RGV refuges add acreage

New tracts of land were added to two national wildlife refuges in the Rio Grande Valley, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials report. At Laguna...

Laguna Acreage: Refuge steps up development plan

HARLINGEN — So you want to restore your 3,661-acre farm back to its former days as thorn scrub wilderness. It isn’t going to happen in...

National parks, refuges announce fee-free days for 2022

HARLINGEN — Additional “fee-free days” have been added for 2022 at both national parks and wildlife refuges to encourage folks who may have been...

Room for wildlife: Valley refuges grow by almost 6,500 acres

HARLINGEN — Rio Grande Valley wildlife refuges have added nearly 6,500 new acres of habitat by buying up private lands adjacent to the existing...