Oil production is booming in West Texas, but can we protect what is best about the Big Bend region? BBCA Executive Director J.D. Newsom chats with reporter David Schechter and Verify TV to discuss the impacts of the oil production in West Texas.
The Crowley Theater was filled to capacity last Saturday evening for the Eminent Domain Town Hall hosted by the Big Bend Conservation Alliance (BBCA) and Trans Pecos Documentary team. The evening’s program opened with an excerpt of the upcoming Trans Pecos documentary that featured Joel Nelson, one of the 41 landowners whose land was condemned…
BBCA receives $30,000 grant from Rockefeller Family Fund The Big Bend Conservation Alliance (BBCA) is pleased to announce the receipt of a Changing Horizons grant from the Rockefeller Family Fund. The $30,000 grant will enhance BBCA’s current efforts to obtain regional hydrology data as part of its Water Program and to fund an upcoming Eminent…
BBCA Board President Trey Gerfers has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Presidio County Underground Water Conservation District.
In a fragile desert landscape with an average annual rainfall of less than 14 inches, water is a critical issue in the Trans-Pecos. Find out more about how to protect this precious resource.
One of the features that makes the Big Bend so special is the awe-inspiring view provided by the shear amount of large, unfragmented open space.
The Big Bend region is home to some of the darkest, starriest skies in the country. Discover more about simple steps everyone can take to prevent light pollution.
The Trans-Pecos has a rich heritage of both historic and pre-historic culture. BBCA works with other organizations to preserve this important, and unique regional asset.
Growth & Industrial Development
The Big Bend region of Texas is one of the last unspoiled regions in the U.S. By engaging with communities, agencies and policy makers, BBCA works to ensure that new growth considers the ability to sustain the ecology, natural resources, heritage, and economy of the region.