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parks & recreation


Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Audio: Officials plea for donations to keep state parks funded

State officials launched a campaign this week soliciting donations to help fund Texas parks, which saw a drop-off in visitors this year because of record heat and wildfires. As MATT LARGEY of KUT News reports, the plea has exposed broader concerns about how state parks are funded — and how they'll fare in the future.