Monarch Butterfly and Other Pollinators

Monarch Joint Venture’s “Downloads and Links”

Planting List for the Southern Great Plains (NRCS) PDF, 115 KB

Important Plants of the Monarch Butterfly – Southern Great Plains (NRCS) PDF, 22MB

Southern Plains Seed Mix Planning Tool (NRCS) XLSX, 19KB

Monarch Nectar Plants Southern Plains (Xerces) PDF, 873 KB

Monarch Butterfly Habitat Exchange (EDF)

Monarch Butterfly Habitat Quantification Tool Summary (EDF) PDF, 6MB

Management Recommendations for Native Insect Pollinators in Texas (TPWD) PDF, 2.2 MB

Pollinators of Texas Factsheet (USFWS) PDF, 694 KB

Golden-cheeked Warblers

Golden-cheeked Warbler (TPWD) PDF, 565 KB

Management Guidelines for the Golden-cheeked Warbler in Rural Landscapes (TPWD) PDF, 193 KB

Golden-cheeked Warbler Species Profile

Scientific Evaluation for the 5-year Status Review of the Golden-cheeked Warbler

Black-capped Vireos

Management Guidelines for Black-capped Vireo (TPWD) PDF, 225 KB

The Black-capped Vireo in Texas (TPWD) PDF, 138 KB

Black-capped Vireo Species Profile

Population Status and Threat Analysis for the Black-capped Vireo

Deer/Exotic Ungulates

White-tailed Deer Management in the Texas Hill Country (TPWD) PDF, 1.1 MB

A Guide to Age Determination of White-tailed Deer (TPWD) PDF, 317 KB


Trapping Brown-headed Cowbirds to Control Songbird Nest Parasitism (TPWD) PDF, 865 KB

Ecology and Management of Cowbirds and their Hosts, James N. M. Smith, Terry L. Cook, Stephen I. Rothstein, Scott K. Robinson, and Spencer G. Sealy

Feral Hogs

The Feral Hog in Texas (TPWD) PDF, 840 KB

Field Guides

Amphibians and Reptiles of Texas, J.R. Dixon

Animal Tracks of Texas, I. Sheldon

Basic Texas Birds: A Field Guide, M.W. Lockwood

Birds of the Texas Hill Country, M.W. Lockwood

A Field Guide to Common Texas Insects, J.A. Jackman and B.M. Drees

The Mammals of Texas, D.J. Schmidley

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, J.L. Dunn and J. Alderfer

The Sibley Guide to Birds, D.A. Sibley

Texas Snakes: A Field Guide, J.R. Dixon, J.E. Werler, and R. Levoy

The TOS Handbook of Texas Birds, M.W. Lockwood


Birds of the Edwards Plateau: a field checklist (TPWD) PDF, 10.9 MB

Endangered and Threatened Animals of Texas: Their Life History and Management (TPWD) PDF, 10.9 MB

The Mammals of Texas Online Edition

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Wildlife Fact Sheets


Tobusch Fishhook Cactus

Tobusch Fishhook Cactus

NRCS Tobusch Fishhook Cactus Document (NRCS) PDF, 4MB

Invasive Species

The Dangers of Invasive Species (TPWD) PDF, 5.15 MB

Field Guides

Common Texas Grasses: An Illustrated Guide, F.W. Gould

Grasses of the Texas Hill Country, B. Loflin and S. Loflin

Native and Naturalized Plants of Austin and the Hill Country, D. Lynch

Rare Plants of Texas, J.M. Poole, W.R. Carr, D.M. Price, J.R. Singhurst

Texas Cacti, B. Loflin and S. Loflin

Trees, Shrubs, and Vines of the Texas Hill Country, J. Wrede

Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country, M. Enquist

Online Resources

Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center Image Gallery

Benny Simpson’s Texas Native Shrubs


Prescribed Burning Associations in Texas (TPWD) PDF, 368 KB

List of Prescribed Burning Associations in Texas


Using Wildlife Management as a Qualifying Agricultural Use (TPWD) PDF, 693 KB

Agricultural Tax Appraisal Based on Wildlife ManagementLandowner Services (TPWD) PDF, 1.6 MB

Wildlife Management Planning Guidelines for Edwards Plateau and Cross Timbers and Prairies

TPWD Private Lands Information

Natural Resource Conservation Programs and Services for Texas Landowners (TPWD) PDF, 235 KB

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Landowner Incentive Program (LIP)

Conservation Easements: A Guide for Texas Landowners (Texas Land Trust Council) PDF, 1.3 MB

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