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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…

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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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Rio Grande / Río Bravo Water Symposium

Big Bend Conservation Alliance, Audubon Texas, Rio Grande Joint Venture, and Pronatura Noreste have partnered to present Rio Grande / Río Bravo Water Symposium. Water experts from the U.S. and Mexico will discuss the Rio Grande, environmental flows, groundwater, and solutions for enhancing the health of the river. The free event will take place at…

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Old Ore 10k & 50K Run – BBNP – November 3, 2019

Overland Racing returns to Big Bend National Park with the Old Ore 10K & 50K point-to-point run on November 3, 2019. Registration includes: screened long sleeve tech shirt, post race meal, and Off the Wheel Pottery finisher medals. BBCA will be the beneficiary of a portion of the proceeds – register today to support BBCA…

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Montopolis CD Release Party: “The Legend of Big Bend” @ The North Door in Austin, TX – June 6, 2019

Montopolis turns west Texas tales into song in this concert inspired by Big Bend National Park. The performance weaves science, history, poetry and personal stories into music inspired by the land and the people that have walked upon it.  Submit your photo of Big Bend here:  https://montopolismusic.com/bigbend  and receive a discount code for 50% of the…

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BBCA in the news

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.

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The Stars over Terlingua – December 1, 2018

The Stars over Terlingua… … an event dedicated to preserving Dark Skies. Sponsored by Compadres el Rancho Grande, National Park Service and Texas State Parks. Saturday, December 1, 2018 5:30pm , Terlingua Baseball Field, 2281 Roadrummer Circle, Terlingua, TX 79852

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The Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center Welcomes: The Bird Conservancy of the Rockies’ Arvind Panjabi – October 11, 2018

Join us for an engaging evening and learn about: Conservation efforts migratory birds in the Chihuahuan Desert grassland; Partnerships between conservationists & ranchers to restore grasslands and rangeland productivity; and How this collaboration has created win-win solutions for birds and people. LOCATION: The Crowley Theater, Marfa, TX Thursday, October 11, 2018 7:00 p.m. (doors open 6:30 p.m.) Reception following…

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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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Eminent Domain Town Hall – August 25, 2018

LIVESTREAM tomorrow’s Eminent Domain Town Hall event! Just in case you are unable to join us for the Eminent Domain Town Hall event tomorrow at 5pm in Marfa, TX, you can LIVESTREAM the event, by following the instructions below: 1) Link to the Big Bend Conservation Alliance Facebook page HERE. 2) A live video will be…

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