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Eminent Domain Town Hall Brings Large Landowner Turnout

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…

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BBCA receives $30,000 grant from Rockefeller Family Fund

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…

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WATER AND GRASSLAND RESTORATION WORKSHOP

Join us this Friday at the Dixon Water Foundation for a very special presentation by Valer Clark and Jose Manuel Perez, directors of The Cuenca Los Ojos Foundation. Their work is to preserve and restore water resources on the US/Mexican borderlands. The restoration of key habitats has been achieved though the construction of thousands of…

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Newly Appointed Water Conservation Board Member

BBCA Board President Trey Gerfers has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Presidio County Underground Water Conservation District. [http://bigbendnow.com/2018/03/carrasco-gerfers-join-water-conservation-district-board/].

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West Texas Water Symposium 2018

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Trans-Pecos Pipeline Donations to the Region

We are happy to see Trans-Pecos Pipeline is following industry standard and donating money to the communities it has affected. The $2.8 million donation is approximately the amount of TPP’s gross transportation revenue for a single day of pipeline operation, based on natural gas prices in today’s market. The donations will be used to build…

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Saturday, April 29, 2017- Save Our Springs Too + BBCA Event

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Dark Sky Talk in Alpine- April 7th 2017

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West Texas Water Symposium 2017

 The first West Texas Water Symposium took place on April 22, 2017 in Alpine at the Granada Theater. More than 80 people attended from across Texas. Audio and video recordings and PowerPoint presentations from the symposium are posted below, followed by a complete schedule. The symposium was organized by the Big Bend Conservation Alliance, in partnership with…

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Reseeding and Restoration Along Pipeline Easement

Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) has repeatedly stated to stakeholders that they will make the land “as good or better” than it was before pipeline construction, but it is hard to imagine, even with intensive restoration work, how that can be accomplished. Desert soils are very sensitive to disturbance. Desert vegetation is fragile and extremely slow…

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