Mineola Nature Preserve to close for two weekend youth hunts


Texas Youth Hunting Program will hold a Youth Hunt on Dec. 21-22 and Jan. 18-19 at the Mineola Nature Preserve.

The Preserve will be closed to the public from noon Friday, Dec. 20 until noon Sunday, Dec. 22, and from noon Friday, Jan. 17 until noon Sunday, Jan. 19.

A hunting license is required and hunter education certification is encouraged but not necessary to participate. Children must be accompanied by an adult 21 years of age or older. Children ages 9-17 are eligible to participate. Wood County youth will get first preference.

Call Mineola City Hall at 903-569-6183 or email mrushing@mineola.com if interested in participating.