We should have our hands slapped over some of the things we’ve done in this state by letting plants and animals run wild.
Think about it: We now have tens of thousands, probably more, of exotics — axis deer, black bucks, fallows, oryx, etc. — throughout the Hill Country. And while they do offer some income potential for landowners, they also swiftly overwhelm native animals such as whitetails and the habitat on which they live.
We have zebra mussels in many lakes in the state now, most of them carried to Texas and then spread around to other lakes on the bottoms of poorly sanitized boats… Read more from MyStatesman.com