News

Big Bend in the Road

The Landscape Architecture Magazine has published an article about the work being done to plan improvements to US 67 which runs through the heart of the Big Bend region. BBCA has been involved in the extensive planning process to envision what the corridor should look like in the future and provide input on community and…

Balmorhea Springs System Study

The San Solomon Springs system is an oasis in the middle of an otherwise dry, desert landscape. The system includes six major springs that contribute significant flows to water sources for the region’s unique wildlife and endangered species. Each year thousands of visitors swim in these waters with the fish and turtles in the world’s…

Helios Energy in Presidio County

Oil and gas production has expanded with the completion of four wells owned by Helios Energy near Quinn Creek in northwestern Presidio County. Here is the information on the project BBCA has gathered from Texas Railroad Commission and investor materials published by Helios (more information on the project is available at: https://www.heliosenergyltd.com/projects/presidio-oil-project).  Helios has drilled…

2019 Water Symposium a Great Success

Over 150 people attended the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo Water Symposium hosted by Big Bend Conservation Alliance, Pronatura Noreste, Rio Grande Joint Venture, and Audubon Texas on July 18, 2019 at the USO Building in Marfa, Texas. Water and policy experts from the United States and Mexico discussed issues impacting the health of the Rio Grande…

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Events

BBCA Celebrates 5 Years

Five years ago, Big Bend Conservation Alliance was officially incorporated with the State of Texas. BBCA started as an entirely...

Big Bend Zoom Backgrounds

Want to liven up your Zoom calls and support the Big Bend region? Download a Big Bend Zoom background to...

Alpine Earth Day Celebration

The Alpine Earth Day event scheduled on April 18th will be cancelled due to the Covid-19 outbreak. We hope to...

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