Since October 2017, Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation has raised nearly $700,000 to help advance the capabilities of Texas Game Wardens and equip them with the specialty equipment needed to maintain safety and ensure the highest level of service for the people of Texas.

Newly installed side scan sonar unit for Region III Game Wardens.

In December 2017, the first Search and Rescue Drone was purchased through the Gear Up for Game Wardens program.

More than 15 Search and Rescue Drones have been purchased for Game Wardens across the state.

Game Wardens at a training event testing out their new drone.

Dry Suits and boots being used by the Special Ops Underwater Search and Recovery Dive Team. Seven dry suits and boots have been purchased for the Dive Team with two more still needed.

Dry Suits and boots being used by the Special Ops Underwater Search and Recovery Dive Team.

An image taken with Night Vision purchased through the Gear Up program of Game Wardens pulling gill nets from the Rio Grande River in Cameron County.

An image taken with the Pulsar Thermal Imaging device of a tug boat Game Wardens were hiding behind while looking for illegal oyster boats oystering at night in San Antonio Bay.

Region IV Game Wardens showing off their new snake boots purchased through the Gear Up program.

Handheld FLIR being used to do surveillance on an oyster boat in Aransas County.

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