In this chapter:
(1) “Fish or wildlife” means any wild mammal, aquatic animal, wild bird, amphibian, reptile, mollusk, or crustacean, or any part, product, egg, or offspring, of any of these, dead or alive.
(2) “Management” means:
(A) the collection and application of biological information for the purpose of increasing the number of individuals within species or populations of fish or wildlife up to the optimum carrying capacity of their habitat and maintaining these numbers;
(B) the entire range of activities constituting a full scientific research program, including census studies, law enforcement, habitat acquisition and improvement, and education; and
(C) when and where appropriate, the protection of and regulation of the taking of fish and wildlife species and populations.
Citation: V.T.C.A., Parks & Wildlife Code § 68.001.
In this chapter:
(1) “Endangered plant” means a species of plant life that is in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range.
(2) “Threatened plant” means a species of plant life that is likely to become an endangered species within the foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of its range.
(3) “Protected plant” means a species of plant life that the director determines is of historical or cultural value to the state or the area in which it is found.
(4) “Native plant” means any tree, shrub, herb, grass, forb, legume, fern, fern ally, or wildflower that is indigenous to the state and that is growing on public or private land.
(5) “Public land” means land that is owned by the state or a local governmental entity.
(6) "Take" means to collect, pick, cut, dig up, or remove.
Citation: V.T.C.A., Parks & Wildlife Code § 88.001.