Dark Skies Initiative presentation on Zoom planned for February 22nd at 6:30pm MT

Stephen Hummel is the Dark Skies Initiative Coordinator for the University of Texas' McDonald Observatory, and chair of the Greater Big Bend International Dark Sky Reserve, the largest certified dark sky place in the world. As part of the Chihuahuan Desert Education Coalition February meeting Stephen will present a free program on February 22 at …

El Paso Zoo Mexican wolf conservation program to be featured on Zoom, Wednesday, January 25 at 6:30pm MT

Mexican wolf pup born at the El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens Natasha Bretz, Supervisor of the Chihuahuan Desert Area at the El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens will be the featured guest speaker at the Annual Meeting of the Chihuahuan Desert Education Coalition meeting on Zoom at 6:30 MT, Wednesday, January 25, 2023. Natasha Bretz joined the …

Texans for mountain lions

Mountain lion at the El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens. For millennia mountain lions have lived like phantoms inhabiting forbidding terrain across North and South America. To the surprise of most people these amazing apex predators receive no protection in Texas outside of protected areas like National and State Parks. They can be hunted and …

Wendy Diaz to lead Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta hike about the Castner Range

Wendy Diaz of Frontera Land Alliance will be leading the Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta hike at Museum of Archaeology Hike overlooking Castner Range on Sunday, September 25 at 6pm. There is still time to register for this hike and others. Some hikes are filling up fast so be sure to register soon. Wendy was born and …