• January 25, 2022

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John L. Nau III Donates $1m for West Texas Habitat

Thanks to a generous donation from a longtime supporting donor, the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) is enhancing West Texas habitat research efforts that will benefit native wildlife. John L. Nau III has committed $1 million over the next five years to support BRI’s Habitat Enhancement Project. “BRI is committed to promoting meaningful habitat conservation in […]Read More

NFWF, ConocoPhillips Award SPIRIT of Conservation Grant to Borderlands Research

ALPINE, Tx – The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and ConocoPhillips has awarded a grant of more than $180,000 to the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) for a grassland restoration project that will benefit wintering grassland birds in the Trans-Pecos. “The restoration of desert grasslands is a nexus for conservation for the Borderlands Research Institute,” […]Read More

BRI lands International Grant for Chihuahuan Desert Conservation Program

ALPINE, Tx– The Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) at Sul Ross State University has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the 100,000 Strong in the Americas (100K) Innovation Fund.   The grant will facilitate an enhanced partnership between the Borderlands Research Institute at Sul Ross State University and the Facultad de Zootecnia y Ecología at the Universidad […]Read More

Borderlands Birding Bonanza events scheduled for West Texas

ALPINE – Birding enthusiasts of all skill levels are invited to attend Borderlands Birding Bonanza events in West Texas on November 14 and 15. The birding field trips will take place at the Dixon Water Foundation’s Mimms Ranch near Marfa. Registration is required and participants can sign up via this link. The Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) […]Read More

Borderlands Birding Bonanza launches in West Texas

ALPINE  – The Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) at Sul Ross State University is launching a new series of outreach activities to connect people with birds through its Bird Conservation Program. The “Borderlands Birding Bonanza” will kick off Oct. 24-25 with a birding field trip to Alamito Creek Preserve, a Dixon Water Foundation property in Presidio […]Read More

Dixon Water Foundation awards grant to BRI for Songbird Conservation

ALPINE, Tx – Thanks to the Dixon Water Foundation, the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) will enhance a songbird conservation program that will connect landowners, birders and the public through community engagement activities. The $25,000 grant will fund field trips focused on birds and implement a citizen science project that will monitor bird populations on private ranches. […]Read More

Meadows Foundation awards $100K Grant for Respect Big Bend Effort

ALPINE, Tx  –The Meadows Foundation is providing a $100,000 grant to the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) to support the work of the Respect Big Bend Coalition in West Texas. “We’re honored The Meadows Foundation has elected to support the Borderlands Research Institute through this grant award,” said Dr. Louis Harveson, who is the Dan Allen Hughes, Jr., […]Read More

Conservation Biology Chair Endowed at BRI by Davidson Charitable Foundation

ALPINE, Texas- Thanks to a $1 million gift, the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) has endowed a Conservation Biology chair at Sul Ross State University. Dr. Patricia Moody Harveson has been appointed to the James A. “Buddy” Davidson Charitable Foundation Endowed Chair in Conservation Biology. “We’re pleased to provide this gift that will support wildlife research […]Read More

New Endowed Chair is Largest Gift in Sul Ross State

ALPINE, TX – 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. The Nau Foundation in Houston has pledged $100,000 to an endowment and […]Read More