• October 17, 2021

Tags : Castner Range

Conservation, veterans groups applaud Rep. Escobar’s inclusion of national monument

WASHINGTON, DC – Wednesday morning, Rep. Veronica Escobar (TX-16) filed the Castner Range Protection Act as an amendment to National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the legislation would designate the Castner Range as a national monument and conserve and protect the ecological, cultural, historical, and natural heritage of the majestic Texas landscape. Local groups lauded the […]Read More

In celebration of Latino Conservation Week, El Pasoans appeal to

As Latino Conservation Week 2021 comes to a close, El Pasoans are urging President Joe Biden to fulfill the community’s long-standing desire to have Castner Range declared a national monument. “El Pasoans have come together to rally around the designation of Castner Range as a national monument because we understand the value of conserving this […]Read More

Op-Ed: Castner Range National Monument Act is good news for

El Paso may be one step closer to seeing the Castner Range protected as a National Monument. Shortly before Congress was forced to move to telework by COVID-19, Congresswoman Veronica Escobar introduced House Bill 6234 – The Castner Range National Monument Act.  The Castner Range is home to more than 650 species of Chihuahuan Desert plants, […]Read More

Frontera, Community Foundation Enter Partnership in Fund for Conservation

Thursday morning, the Frontera Land Alliance (Frontera) announced the establishment of the Frontera Land Alliance Endowment Fund at the El Paso Community Foundation. The newly-established Fund will help Frontera support a growing number of projects and programs that maximize its impact on the conservation of El Paso’s water, land and wildlife. Via a news release, […]Read More

City to Preserve 366 Acres Near Castner Range

During Tuesday’s meeting, El Paso City Council voted to spend $3.5 million to acquire 366 acres of open space in Northeast El Paso near Castner Range. Council’s vote represents the largest open space land acquisition by the City of El Paso. “Preserving open space at the foothills of our majestic Franklin Mountains is an important […]Read More

National Defense Authorization Act of 2018: “No Building Allowed on

On Tuesday, the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was signed by the U.S House of Representatives. Locally, this means that El Paso’s Castner Range will remain entirely free of development and other commercial enterprise to the benefit of our community, borderland region and future generations. Via a news release, officials with The Frontera Land Alliance, […]Read More

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