The Respect Big Bend (RBB) coalition wrapped up their fall 2020 seminar series hosted by the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) via webinar. Despite the pivot to online events due to COVID-19, participants remained engaged in the process. “We were able to involve a great lineup of speakers, and that really helped ...
Category: Respect Big Bend
November 6, 2020Stacey Dewald
Residents of West Texas are invited to attend a free webinar on Oct. 22 from 6:30-7:30 pm. “Conservation Values and Strategies for the Last Frontier” will feature a discussion about how the greater Big Bend area is special from both a natural resource and cultural value standpoint and what strategies ...
October 5, 2020Stacey Dewald
Residents of West Texas are invited to attend a free webinar on Oct. 8 from 6:30-8:00 pm. “Landowners, Energy Development, and Conflict: Finding Common Ground” will explore how landowners and energy companies can work together to find solutions when conflicts occur. The webinar will feature experts in the field, including ...
September 21, 2020Stacey Dewald
Residents of West Texas are invited to attend a free seminar on Sept. 16 that will explore Development by Design, where energy and conservation meet. Seminar attendees will hear from subject matter experts Joseph Kiesecker with The Nature Conservancy and Melinda Taylor from the University of Texas. The seminar, which ...
August 31, 2020Stacey Dewald
The seminar series got underway in January 2020, but three of the seminars were cancelled—one due to weather and the others to the COVID-19 pandemic. The seminar series is being rebooted for the fall with new topics and speakers. The seminar series is designed to engage a broad constituency ...
June 23, 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
POSTPONED. Please note that the March 18 seminar described in the news release below that was issued on March 9 has been postponed. We will update you when the postponed seminar is re-scheduled.
March 9, 2020Stacey Dewald
This Spring at the Sul Ross State University Espino Conference Center in Alpine, Texas, a series of four seminars will be held to address energy development in the greater Big Bend Region...
January 28, 2020Stacey Dewald