Category: What’s New

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Jul2022
Black bears have made a comeback to the Trans-Pecos. Learn about this interesting animal and the ways to prevent negative encounters in this episode of Nature Notes, featuring Texas Parks and Wildlife Department biologists Krysta Demere and Michael Janis. The Trans-Pecos Wildlife Conference co-hosted by the Borderlands Research Institute, Texas Parks ... Read More
July 28, 2022Shawna Graves

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Jul2022
Here’s the latest on grant-winning university teams (Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas, and Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua in Chihuahua, Mexico) supported by Fundación Banorte, led by Banorte Chairman Carlos Hank González, Fundación Gruma and the U.S. Department of State as part of the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund.
July 28, 2022Shawna Graves

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Jul2022
Borderlands Research Institute Big Game Ecology and Management Specialist Justin French, PhD speaks with Marfa Public Radio's Nature Notes for a special episode discussing aoudad research.
July 25, 2022Shawna Graves

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Jul2022
The Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) and the Texas Agricultural Land Trust (TALT) are joining forces with the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to implement landscape-scale conservation initiatives across the Trans-Pecos region in West Texas. The effort is fueled by a $3.5 million commitment from the NRCS Regional Conservation Partnership ... Read More
July 18, 2022Shawna Graves

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Jul2022
Erin O'Connell, a graduate research assistant at the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) at Sul Ross State University, is studying the movements and behaviors of pronghorn while conducting a Pronghorn Restoration Behavior project with a team of BRI colleagues.
July 14, 2022Shawna Graves

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Jul2022
The Borderlands Research Institute (BRI), housed at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas, hosted students from the Autonomous University of Chihuahua (UACH), a Mexican public university located in Chihuahua City, Chihuahua, Mexico. Students from the Animal Science and Ecology programs at UACH learned about BRI research projects along with ... Read More
July 11, 2022Shawna Graves

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Jul2022
For the Borderlands Research Institute, Ranching Heritage is the Key to Conservation.
July 11, 2022Shawna Graves

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Jun2022
Pronghorn once occupied nearly all of Texas, but their range is much smaller today, in part due to drought, restrictive fencing, and anthropogenic expansion, all of which contribute to habitat loss. In 2011 Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) began a tremendous long-term program to restore pronghorn in the Trans-Pecos, ... Read More
June 28, 2022Shawna Graves

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Jun2022
A passion for stats and bats led Erin O’Connell on a winding path to Alpine and the Borderlands Research Institute.
June 28, 2022Shawna Graves

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Jun2022
For the first time since 2016, the Trans-Pecos Wildlife Conference will be held at Sul Ross State University from August 4–5 of this year. The event will be co-hosted by the Borderlands Research Institute, Texas Wildlife Association, and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
June 13, 2022Shawna Graves