Find Best Management Practices (BMP)

Learn how to implement practice measures for wildlife habitat management or prescribed grazing, with these BMPs. The BMPs describe the proper way to carry out those actions.

The Lesser Prairie Chicken and WAFWA’s Range-wide Conservation Plan
Recent studies have estimated that the Lesser Prairie Chicken’s population has declined by 50% in the last year, mostly due to changing land use and drought.

pdf Improving Lesser Prairie-Chicken Habitat Through Revegetation and Rangeland Management
By: USDA - NRCS
A diversity of habitats is required throughout the lifecycle of the prairie-chicken to provide food and shelter. Planting to improve lesser prairie-chicken habitat requires not only the correct species of grasses, wildflowers, and shrubs, but, also the selections which have proven success or which are locally adapted.

pdf Land Management Tips for Small Ranches in Texas
By: TSSRM

pdf Comprehensive Wildlife Management Planning Guidelines Gulf Prairies and Marshes Ecological Region
By: Texas Parks & Wildlife

pdf Comprehensive Wildlife Management Planning Guidelines High Plains & Rolling Plains Ecological Regions
By: Texas Parks & Wildlife

pdf Comprehensive Wildlife Management Planning Guidelines for the Pineywoods Ecological Region
By: Texas Parks & Wildlife

pdf Comprehensive Wildlife Management Planning Guidelines Post Oak Savannah and Blackland Prairie Ecological Regions
By: Texas Parks & Wildlife

pdf Comprehensive Wildlife Management Planning Guidelines South Texas Plains Ecological Region
By: Texas A & M Forest Service

pdf Comprehensive Wildlife Management Planning Guidelines Trans-Pecos Ecological Region
By: Texas Parks & Wildlife

pdf Voluntary Conservation Practices: Balancing Wildlife Conservation and Oil and Gas Development in the Eagle Ford Shale Region of South Texas
By: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department's Private Lands Advisory Committee