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Coastal Expo is a fun, family-oriented event with hands-on activities for all ages! Visitors see and touch crabs, sea stars and other coastal animals; view a glass-bottom stream; learn what washes up on Texas coast; fish for live catfish and participate in other great activities. In the process, they learn about Texas coastal ecosystems, why they are important and how to protect them.
Program: Coastal Expo
Contact Person: Holly Grand
Contact Phone: (361) 825-3993
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Assist with the removal of derelict wire crab traps from coastal bays on February 22, 2020. Unload vessels and drop off traps at specific sites. Need to be willing to get wet and muddy. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Minors with adult supervision allowed to participate.
Program: Abandoned Crab Trap Removal Program
Assist with the removal of derelict wire crab traps from coastal bays on February 22nd, 2020. Unload vessels and drop off traps at specific sites. Need to be willing to get wet and muddy. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Minors with adult supervision allowed to participate.
This opportunity is for Ambassador Alumni to log all volunteer hours after the successful completion of their Ambassadorship.
Program: Ambassador Program
Contact Person: Louisa Torrance
Contact Phone: (512) 550-8425
Thank you for your interest in becoming a certified Angler Education Instructor. To find a free workshop in your area, check the TPWD Calendar and contact the workshop coordinator listed to register. Upon completion of the workshop, your application will be processed and you will receive confirmation via email within 30 days. If you do not see a workshop in your region, please contact our office.
Program: Angler Education
Contact Person: Karen Marks, Aquatic Education Manager
Contact Phone: (512) 389-4732
Do you have the skillset and patience to teach others your fly fishing passion? If so, please join us at Eisenhower State Park and the Red River Fly Fishers Volunteer Team. This involves a gathering of fly fishing aficionados and fly fishing groups to come together to celebrate and educate.
Program: Eisenhower State Park
Contact Person: Ben Fleury
Contact Phone: (903) 465-1956 x223
The Friends of Fort Boggy State Park are seeking volunteers to help with their annual Family & Friends Fishin' Frenzy. Volunteers are needed to assist with fishing activities. When: Sunday, March 1, 2020Time: 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm Where: Fort Boggy State Park
Contact Person: Betty Heffler
Contact Phone: (903) 322-3478
Volunteers are needed to help with a family fishing event - basic education stations and water-side fishing will take place. When: Saturday, June 27, 2020, 7:45am to 3:30pmVolunteers should arrive at 7:45AM; Event runs 8:30am to 2:30pm. Please plan to stay and help with clean-up. Where: Jesse Jones Park & Nature Center, 20634 Kenswick Drive, HumbleThe event is hosted by Fishing's Future in partnership with Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF). The Take Me Fishing-First Catch Centers are events held at various locations throughout the state that provide hands-on basic fishing and boating skills for youth and adults.
Contact Person: Michael Scherer
Contact Phone: (832) 202-5221
Date: Sunday, Feb 23thLocation: Camp Huaco Springs, 4150 River Road, New Braunfels, 78132Volunteer time: 9:30am to 3pmEvent time: 10am to 3pmHelp teach families about the basics of fishing and help monitor fishing at Camp Huaco Springs in New Braunfels, for the W.O.R.D. (Water Oriented Recreation District) of Comal County. Volunteers will help lead a casting, knot-tying, or aquatic habitat station.
Contact Person: Adam Comer, Aquatic Education Training Specialist
Contact Phone: (512) 389-4472
When: Saturday, February 1st, 2020Volunteer shift: 8am to 12:30pmEvent time: 9am to Noon
Help teach fishing skills to youth and adults. Topics include knot tying, tackle assembly, casting, fish ID and habitats, safety and regulations, and distributing fishing equipment.Entrance into the park for volunteers on the day of the volunteer event are waived, but we request that you stop in at Headquarters to get a parking pass.
Dress for the weather. Bring a hat, sunscreen and water bottle.
Contact Person: Kristen Williams
Contact Phone: (512) 243-1643
Assist hatchery staff with maintenance, pond management and fish culture. Volunteer can select shifts during normal hatchery hours: 8am - 4pm, M-F. The hatchery is located in North Texas, approximately 23 miles west of Wichita Falls below Lake Diversion.
Program: Dundee Fish Hatchery
Contact Person: Michele Nations
Contact Phone: (940) 779-2301
Assist hatchery staff with pond management, fish culture, and hatchery maintenance. Volunteer can select shifts during normal hatchery hours: 8am - 4pm, M-F. The hatchery is located in North Texas about 90 miles west of Ft. Worth.
Program: Possum Kingdom Fish Hatchery
Where: Lady Bird Johnson Muncipal Park - Near Pavilion #4, 432 Lady Bird Dr, Fredericksburg, 78624When: Saturday, Jan 25th, 2020Volunteer shift: 8:30am to 12:30pmEvent time: 9am to Noon Help teach fishing skills to youth and adults. Stations include casting, trout ID, baiting, and monitor fishing. Event will be outside, dress accordingly.
Contact Person: Katelyn Brazell
Contact Phone: (830) 997-4202
The Friends of Fort Boggy State Park are seeking volunteers to help with their annual Kids Fish (for ages 5012 yrs old). Volunteers are needed to help teach fishing skills, and assist with fishing activities. Sign up for all day or a 1/2 day shift.