Devil's River

Devil's River Ranch
Photo courtesy of Laurence Parent.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commissioners decided yesterday to delay considering the Devils River land deal at their regularly meeting this week. Instead, TPWD staff has been asked to continue working on the project and to explore other ways the agency can aquire land for a new state park or preserve in the Devils River area. Commission chairman Peter Holt of San Antonio released this statement in a TPWD press release :
We took this off the [Nov. 4] agenda because weve received great...

Devil's River State Natural Area
Photo courtesy of © Texas Parks and Wildlife Department / Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Texas Parks and Wildlife officials have postponed a vote this week that would have finalized a land deal along the Devils River in Val Verde County near Del Rio.

The vote was postponed pending a public briefing planned for tomorrow at the Texas Parks and Wildlife commissions Conservation Committee. As KUT previously reported , Texas owns Devils River State Natural Area , almost 20,000 acres of remote, rugged park land with seven primitive campsites. The area is popular with...