News & Events

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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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.

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