Hunting Permits Issued Beginning July 8, 2013
Big Thicket National Preserve will begin issuing hunting permits for the 2013-2014 hunting season on Monday, July 8, at 9 am at the preserve visitor center. For more information, please call the visitor center at (409) 951-6700. More »
Big Thicket National Preserve is hosting two public scoping meetings on feral hog management. Please join us at one of the following meetings:
In Woodville: Wednesday, January 23, 2013, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Wheat Elementary School Cafeteria, 306 Kirby Dr.
In Beaumont: Thursday, January 24, 2013, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Rogers Park Community Center, 6540 Gladys Dr.
Did You Know?
The ivory-billed woodpecker, once considered extinct, was last seen in the Big Thicket in 1967 near the Neches River. Recent sightings in Arkansas give a glimmer of hope for its return.