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Big Bend Grants
There is a place in Far West Texas where night skies are dark as coal and rivers carve temple-like canyons in ancient limestone. Here, at the end of the road, hundreds of bird species take refuge in a solitary mountain range surrounded by weather-beaten desert.
Tenacious cactus bloom in sublime southwestern sun, and diversity of species is the best in the country. This magical place is Big Bend.
Understanding the role of increasing water quality and groundwater inputs on ecosystem structure, function, and health in Big Bend National...more
Posted On - 2018-08-17
The objective of this agreement is to conduct summary statistics for the vital signs such as perennial plant cover, perennial plant diversity, frequency of uncommon plant species, cover of exotic...more
Posted On - 2018-07-11
A. Project Goals â¿¿ The result expected from this project is to deliver data on habitat conditions, trends and updated assessments of the Sky Island forests of the Chisos Mountains of...more
Posted On - 2018-06-18
This project is intended to support the 1997 Letter of Intent for Joint Work in Natural Protected Areas on the United States-Mexico border, the March 18, 2000 agreement on Cooperation in Management...more
Posted On - 2018-06-14
The Southwest Border Resource Protection Program (SWBRPP), located within the National Park Service (NPS) Intermountain Regional Office in Denver, provides financial assistance to NPS units, as well...more
Posted On - 2017-11-27
The objective of this agreement is to partner with TAS to support collaborative ecosystem monitoring on Chihuahuan Desert parks. Specifically, TAS experts will conduct bird community surveys at Big...more
Posted On - 2017-06-13
Big Bend National Park houses over 100 historic structures to interpret the "Old West" to visitors from all over the world who come to the park to see and be educated about the American West--early...more
Posted On - 2017-05-15
Bird and butterfly community response to large-scale invasive plant removal and native plant reestablishment in desert riparian habitat along the Rio Grande River, Big Bend National Park,...more
Posted On - 2016-08-19
Non-native saltcedar (Tamarix ramosissima) and giant cane (Arundo donax) have invaded major rivers of the arid Southwest U.S., with profound biological implications. Saltcedar and giant cane alter...more
Posted On - 2016-04-26
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