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BRI board member Dan Allen Hughes Jr. was recently profiled in Texas Land Magazine. Mr. Hughes has made a lifelong commitment to land stewardship in Texas, and works hard to leave the land owned by his family, and the wildlife that inhabits it, better then he found it.

Mr. Hughes also recognizes the importance of public lands, and during his tenure as Chairman of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission he focused on initiating public-private partnerships to acquire public land.

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Karlee Cork is a graduate research assistant from northern Nevada whose background includes working on research projects with upland game birds, grassland song birds, and raptors.

Karlee is pursuing her Master of Science degree with the Borderlands Research Institute's Desert Quail Research Program. Karlee's research is focused on the spatial ecology and habitat selection of Montezuma quail in the Capitan Mountains of New Mexico.

You can view a video of collared Montezuma quail being released, and learn more about all of our quail research on our YouTube Channel.


We are currently seeking applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor and Research Scientist in Conservation Biology with an ornithology emphasis.

This is a twelve month positon that may lead to a tenure track position. The candidate will be responsible for conducting research relative to desert grassland birds in the Chihuahuan Desert Region of Texas and Mexico.

For more information, or to apply, view the full job posting here, or check out all of our open positions on our employment page.