A new scholarship has been created at the Borderlands Research Institute at Sul Ross State University by the family of Franklin and Virginia Law to honor their lives and celebrate the family’s long ranching history in Brewster County. Franklin and Virginia Law spent a lifetime together stewarding the West ...
Category: Grants & Awards
Six graduate students at the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) at Sul Ross State University have been selected to receive $66,000 in scholarships from four different sources, including a new endowment fund established earlier this year. The newly created Franklin and Virginia Law Scholarship honors the legacy of a West Texas ...
The Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) at Sul Ross State University is launching a new series of outreach activities to connect people with birds through its Bird Conservation Program. The “Borderlands Birding Bonanza” will kick off Oct. 24-25 with a birding field trip to Alamito Creek Preserve, a Dixon Water Foundation ...
Thanks to the Dixon Water Foundation, the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) will enhance a songbird conservation program that will connect landowners, birders and the public through community engagement activities. The $25,000 grant will fund field trips focused on birds and implement a citizen science project that will monitor bird populations ...
July 13, 2020Stacey Dewald
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has awarded a third six-figure grant to the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) for a grassland enhancement project in Marfa and Marathon. The funds will be matched dollar for dollar by private sources including funds from landowners and dollars raised by BRI, doubling the ...
July 6, 2020Stacey Dewald
Texan by Nature, a Texas-led conservation nonprofit, recently announced that the Respect Big Bend Coalition has been named a 2020 Conservation Wrangler. Texan by Nature’s Conservation Wrangler program is recognizing six innovative conservation projects across the state of Texas for their science-based and results-driven approach to conservation along with ...
May 19, 2020Stacey Dewald
In a year of “many firsts,” Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute (CDRI) announced the first time it has broken tradition and awarded four scholarships, vs. the customary two. Three of the four recipients this year are graduate students at the Borderlands Research Institute: Jacob Locke, Rachel Bittner, and Alex Chavez.
May 5, 2020Stacey Dewald
The Meadows Foundation is providing a $100,000 grant to the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) to support the work of the Respect Big Bend Coalition in West Texas...
February 11, 2020Stacey Dewald