The International Boundary and Water Commission (USIBWC), has begun work at several habitat restoration sites along the Rio Grande within the cities of El Paso, Texas and Sunland Park, New Mexico. USIBWC requests visitors to take precaution, heed safety warning signs, and stay on trails and levees during construction. Three sites are along recreational hike … Continue reading 20,000 trees on the Rio Grande!
El Paso’s Urban Biologist, Lois Balin of Texas Parks and Wildlife will be the Sierra Club speaker on February 27. Her presentation entitled “Creating Habitat for Burrowing Owls in El Paso” will highlight all of her efforts to help one the area’s most amazing birds. Her presentation will include the fascinating ecology of the Western … Continue reading Owl lady to speak February 27
2017-2018 El Paso Group Sierra Club Speakers Series El Paso Group Sierra Club presents 2017-2018 Kevin von Finger Speakers Series. Named after the late Sierran and ecologist, Kevin von Finger, the series will include talks about Aquatic Life in the Huecos, Climate Change, Wolves, Recycling, Burrowing Owls, the role of utilities in renewable energy and … Continue reading Sierra Club Speaker Series
By Laurence Gibson, El Paso Group chair On Dec. 12, President Trump signed a provision to permanently protect Castner Range in El Paso’s Franklin Mountains into law. El Paso’s U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, who introduced the act, called it a monumental victory for those who have worked decades to preserve the “crown jewel of West … Continue reading Trump signs Castner protection