Law Enforcement


The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service maintains a law enforcement presence on National Wildlife Refuge lands.

Federal, State and local law enforcement officers ensure the safety of the public and the protection of natural resources. They address illegal activities, including poaching, taking of endangered species, dumping of trash, illegal operation of all-terrain vehicles, trespassing and more.

To report a violation on the Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge:

Monday through Friday (7:30am to 4pm), please call 979-234-3021
After hours or on weekends, please call 979-732-2388

For injured wildlife, please contact a qualified wildlife rehabilitation facility near you.

Some Helpful Links:
Digest of Federal Resource Laws
Texas Parks and Wildlife 
Texas Department of Public Safety