Texas club takes on huge habitat project
LEWISVILLE, Texas Bill Maggs knew his peers were committed to conservation when he watched them rake heavy mats of floating water hyacinth while wading through the waters of Lake Quitman on a Saturday afternoon.
Maggs, conservation director of the Denton County Bass Club, had challenged the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) to allow the club to manually remove the 1/4-acre of floating, noxious vegetation instead of spraying it with chemical herbicides as planned. The TPWD ...
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