Category: What’s New

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A major research focus for the Borderlands Research Institute is desert quail. There’s a lot of research attention on bobwhite quail, but little available research on scaled quail, Gambel’s quail and Montezuma quail. Listen in on our latest Borderlands Buzz podcast to hear more about BRI’s quail research efforts.
November 5, 2020Stacey Dewald
Birders in West Texas

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Oct2020
Birding enthusiasts of all skill levels are invited to attend Borderlands Birding Bonanza events in West Texas on Nov. 14 and Nov. 15. The birding field trips will take place at the Dixon Water Foundation’s Mimms Ranch near Marfa. The Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) at Sul Ross State University launched ... Read More
October 27, 2020Stacey Dewald
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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 ... Read More
October 5, 2020Stacey Dewald
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Sep2020
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 ... Read More
September 26, 2020Stacey Dewald
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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 ... Read More
September 26, 2020Stacey Dewald
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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 ... Read More
September 26, 2020Stacey Dewald
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Sep2020
The Borderlands Research Institute at Sul Ross State University is conserving the last frontier of Texas and the Southwest through research, education and outreach. Our new podcast, “Borderlands Buzz,” features the latest news and views from our faculty, staff, students and partners. Listen in on our first edition, featuring ... Read More
September 23, 2020Stacey Dewald
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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 ... Read More
September 21, 2020Stacey Dewald
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She didn’t realize it at the time, but Kelley Wood has been charting her career course since she was a little girl. She grew up on a farm outside of Victoria, Texas and raised livestock through her school’s 4-H program. Her family also participated in a wildlife habitat evaluation project ... Read More
September 18, 2020Stacey Dewald
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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 ... Read More
August 31, 2020Stacey Dewald