WHAT’S NEW

28

Nov
It is almost that time of the year again where we kick off our grassland bird captures...

28

Nov
The Texas State University Board of Regents honored Dr. Louis Harveson with a prestigious Regents’ Professor Award at their board meeting earlier this month...

28

Nov
Since the early 1990s, scientific researchers (and less-scientific Sasquatch hunters) have used infrared-triggered camera traps as a low-cost tool for recording animal activities at all times of the day and night...

20

Nov
BRI graduate student Maribel Glass is thrilled to be studying range and wildlife management at Sul Ross State University. You could say she’s been dreaming about it for most of her young life...

24

Oct
The Texas Agricultural Land Trust, along with the Borderlands Research Institute and other local partners, will host a landowner seminar in Alpine...

19

Sep
The Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) has received a $75,000 donation from Park Cities Quail to support scaled quail research...

18

Sep
Nine Sul Ross State University students from the fourth annual Borderlands Research Institute Undergraduate Mentorship Program presented their research findings on Friday, Sept. 14...

14

Sep
Army veteran Howell Pugh’s path to Borderlands Research Institute has been a circuitous one. After high school he worked with his father at the family’s auto repair shop in Arlington, Texas...

11

Sep
The Houston Safari Club Foundation has awarded $39,000 in scholarships to seven Borderlands Research Institute students. The scholarships are part of the foundation’s Dan L. Duncan Scholarship Program...

28

Aug
The Texas Ornithological Society has awarded a $6,000 grant to the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) to purchase radio transmitters for a grassland bird research project...

20

Aug
The Texas State University System Board of Regents announced the selection of Sul Ross State University’s Dr. Louis Harveson as a winner of the 2018 Regents’ Professor Award, the System’s highest faculty honor...

07

Aug
Where can kit fox be found in Texas? That’s the research objective of a Borderlands Research Institute study currently being conducted in the Trans-Pecos region of West Texas...

26

Jun
Matt was accepted into the program in 2018, and his thesis work is focused on determining distribution of kit fox in the Trans-Pecos region of Texas...

26

Jun
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) for a grassland enhancement project in Marfa and Marathon...

30

Apr
Froylan Hernandez loves his job. As Desert Bighorn Sheep Program Leader for Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), Froylan leads one of the most successful wildlife conservation efforts in Texas...

17

Apr
The Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) at Sul Ross State University is pleased to announce the largest philanthropic gift in its 10-year history. The $1.5 million gift will fund a new Nau Endowed Chair in Habitat Research and Management at BRI...

08

Mar
A new scholarship has been created at the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) at Sul Ross State University by the family of Virginia Matthews Law, whose family has operated a ranch in West Texas for more than one hundred years...

07

Mar
Growing up in Chihuahua, Mexico, Denis Josefina Perez-Ordoñez remembers the government campaigning to create awareness about water issues and developing water conservation regulations...

24

Feb
Several Sul Ross State University Range and Wildlife students won awards and scholarships at the 54th annual meeting of the Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society, held Feb. 9-11 in Dallas...

21

Feb
Graduate researchers from Sul Ross State University’s Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) are assisting with a five-year, collaborative mule deer study with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and two other state universities...

15

Feb
It’s dawn in late January, near Marfa, and the grasslands on Mimms Ranch are radiant, swaying like a thick, golden mane in the sporadic breeze...

13

Feb
The Borderlands Research Institute will have a booth at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s (HLSR’s) Ranching and Wildlife Expo, Tuesday – Saturday (27 Feb – 3 Mar 2018)...

08

Feb
Nineteenth and early 20th century naturalists found them “fantastic,” “curious,” “bizarre.” The male’s face is marked by swirls of black and white – and with their wild patterning, they were called “harlequin quail,” “fool quail,” “crazy quail.”

15

Nov
Mountain lion research conducted by the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) at Sul Ross State University is featured in a short film produced by Texas filmmaker Ben Masters that is an official selection of National Geographic’s short film showcase...

08

Oct
The Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) at Sul Ross State University is marking ten years of collaborative efforts to conserve one of the most biologically diverse regions of the world: the Chihuahuan Desert in the borderlands of West Texas...

26

Sep
The Wild Texas Film Tour is coming to 13 Texas cities through November! Two of the films feature BRI research projects. The tour features Texas wildlife, adventure, and conservation short films along with characters from the films...

15

Aug
The Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) at Sul Ross University in Alpine, Texas has announced that Dr. Ryan Luna has been appointed to the newly created Kelly R. Thompson professorship in quail research...