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Catfish Restocking Bookmark

Catfish Restocking
Catch them while they last! The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) recently stocked Hart Lake at Pundt Park with 280 channel catfish. Anglers of all ages and skill levels are welcome to visit. Come prepared with the proper bait to maximize your success. According to TPWD, catfish prefer strong-smelling bait such as nightcrawlers, chicken livers, shrimp, stinkbait, or cut hot dogs. Fishing is allowed in the pond and lake within Pundt Park, as well as along the banks of Spring Creek accessible from the

Mercer Botanic Gardens Opens West Side Arboretum Bookmark

Mercer Botanic Gardens Opens West Side Arboretum
Mercer Botanic Gardens is proud to announce the reopening of the West Side picnic and playground area. Visitors are invited to stroll the trails under the dense pine canopy of the arboretum or enjoy a picnic in the park. The arboretum on the west side of Aldine Westfield features two playgrounds, a picnic area nestled in a woodland setting with 58 picnic tables, two barbecue pavilions, hickory bog, boardwalk, cypress swamp, maple collection, and several miles of walking trails that wind through beautifully

Partnership Improves Safety at Precinct 4 Parks Bookmark

Partnership Improves Safety at Precinct 4 Parks
Residents can now enjoy safer parks and greenway trails thanks to a new partnership with the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. In August, Precinct 4’s Parks Department and deputies with the Precinct 4 Constable’s Office met with game wardens to share information, pledge resources, and get to know each other over a hot pot of coffee. The meeting was designed to benefit all organizations. Wardens agreed to act as additional boots on the ground and support Precinct 4 constables patrolling Precinct 4 parks. Now wardens know who to call if a poacher encroaches on Precinct 4 property