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cropped-img_1568.jpg Connect with CDEC today. Together we are working to educate others and help conserve the beautiful Chihuahuan Desert.

Greetings Chihuahuan Desert Coalition friends,

Thanks for your continued interest in CDEC and for staying connected with us.   Please note that we are no longer maintaining a general email list.  The best way to keep up with our organization is by entering your email address on our website at  Look for the follow link at the bottom of your screen and enter your email address there.  You can also join our facebook group.

If you have not looked over our top priorities below please contact us to let us know how you would like to be involved.   We are a volunteer organization.  We need help with social media, blogging, fund raising and someone with the passion to help educate youth to coordinate our Nature Club.

Our big three goals are: (1) Education and Outreach, (2) Volunteerism, and (3) the Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta.    To help us accomplish these goals the following individuals have agreed to help.

Education and Outreach Collaborating with the Parks Department Trailblazers program with coordination by Joe McKnight.  Developing a schedule of Zoo Adventure Chihuahuan Desert workshops at the El Paso Zoo with coordination by Sarah Murphy

Volunteerism – Encouraging people to become volunteers at the Chihuahuan Desert exhibit at the El Paso Zoo and at local parks and protected areas with coordination by Rick LoBello

Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta Increasing the conservation education impact of the annual event with coordination by Rick LoBello

Celebration – Making sure we focus on celebrating everything about the Chihuahuan Desert to help more people value this important landscape and eco-region with coordination by Diane Perez


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Donations are welcome Click the donate link below

When you click the link to PayPal you will see our name listed as Chihuahuan Desert Education Coalition. At that point simply enter the amount you want to give towards your donation.  If you would like to send a check or money order you can mail it to Chihuahuan Desert Education Coalition. PO Box 9121. El Paso, TX 79995-9121. All donations are tax deductible.  After you enter the amount of the donation and click the donate button you can also add any special instructions about your donation.


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