Wildlife Management and Issues – Edwards County Contacts
Important Links for 1-D-1 Documentation
Contact information for Edwards County Tax Assessor/Collector Mark Bean: http://www.edwardscountytexas.us/officials/Tax_Assessor_Collector.htm
Phone number 830-683-2337
If you are new to Edwards County and/or wildlife management, arrange a visit with the tax office and they will assist you with the next steps for proper planning and documentation. The forms you will need are listed below in the section for Texas.
(Some properties also pay taxes to Nueces Canyon CISD: http://www.nccisd.net/Page/123 . Phone number 830-234-3450.)
Edwards Plateau Wildlife Management Guidelines from Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept. http://tpwd.texas.gov/landwater/land/private/agricultural_land/epxt2010/
The complete guide is 271 pages long! One very important section, General Habitat Management Considerations, Recommendations, and Intensity Levels, starts at page 37.
Separate links have been provided for the appendices, so you can find the parts you need more easily.
Wildlife Management Forms – Texas
How to find your Wildlife Biologist: http://tpwd.texas.gov/landwater/land/technical_guidance/biologists/
Links for filling out your 1-D-1 plan – there are two versions of the same form. One is PDF, and one is Word. The Word form can be filled out on the computer and your entries can be saved. The PDF has to be printed out and filled in by hand.
- Wildlife Management Plan for agricultural tax valuation (PWD-885) (PDF 193 KB)
- Wildlife Management Plan for agricultural tax valuation (PWD-885) (Word 701.5 KB) (fillable)
Use this form to submit your wildlife management plan to your county Central Appraisal District. DO NOT send this form to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Links for filling out your 1-D-1 annual report – again, two versions of the same form. One is PDF, and one is Word. The Word form can be filled out on the computer and your entries can be saved. The PDF has to be printed out and filled in by hand.
- Wildlife Management Annual Report (PWD-888) for county tax office. (PDF 83.1 KB)
- Wildlife Management Annual Report (PWD-888) for county tax office. (Word 535 KB) (fillable)
Use this form to report your wildlife management activities, if required, to your county’s chief appraiser. This form is not intended for use by landowners who are either updating their wildlife management plans, or applying for the wildlife tax appraisal. DO NOT send this form to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
If you need any help with TPWD forms or the website, you can contact them on this page: https://www2.tpwd.state.tx.us/business/feedback/webcomment/
Wildlife Information and Organizations