Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (TPWF) is celebrating 25 years in 2016 and for our Texas Conservation Hall of Fame we honored our founders. Thanks to these visionary leaders and the generosity of Texas philanthropists TPWF has raised more than $125 million since 1991.
Perry R. Bass, TPW Commission Chairman Emeritus (1914-2006)
Edwin L. “Ed” Cox, Jr., TPWF Chairman
Chuck Nash, TPW Chairman
Ygnacio Garza, TPW Chairman
Andrew Sansom, TPWD Executive Director
2016 Conservation Hall of Fame Honorees from left to right: Chuck Nash, Andrew Sansom, Edwin L. Cox, and Ygnacio Garza
Hall of Fame 2016 opened with a video showing the impact that TPWF has had, thanks to the vision of the night’s honorees, for over 25 years. Find more TPWF videos in our gallery.
Introduction to TPWF
View photos from the 2016 Hall of Fame Dinner and other past Hall of Fames.
Ben F. Vaughan III
Wild Things and wild Places: Celebrating 50 years of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Click here to view photos from the 2014 Conservation Hall of Fame
T. Boone Pickens
J. David Bamberger
George C. Tim Hixon
Texas Wildlife Association
Coastal Conservation Association
Walter Fondren III (1936-2010)
The Meadows Foundation
William P. Clements, Jr. (1917-2011)
Jack Cowan (1920-2008)
Perry R. Bass (1949-2006)
Texas Bighorn Society