Respond by Monday, May 21, 2007
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Action Alert!:
Protect Native Texas Turtles


Problem:
Massive commercial collection of native Texas turtles for food markets in Asia is threatening the stability of turtle populations in the state.

Solution:
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission should adopt the ban on the commercial collection of native Texas turtle species proposed by the Commission in April.

Action Needed:
Submit comments to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in support of the proposed agency rules banning commercial collection of native Texas turtles.

Please Respond By: May 21

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