• November 24, 2020

Tags : Franklin Mountains

Poppies Fest Takes Over El Paso Museum of Archaeology this

Officials with the Museum of Archaeology are inviting the public to enjoy spring in the Franklin Mountains by attending the annual Poppies Fest at the museum grounds in Northeast El Paso. “Poppies Fest provides the community with opportunities to learn about conservation and our environment while taking advantage of the natural beauty of El Paso’s […]Read More

Community Members Invited to Transmountain Cleanup Event

After seeing the condition of roadside areas along Transmountain Drive, two concerned El Paso residents are organizing a community cleanup of the route that bisects the Franklin Mountains. According to resident Erica Rocha, she and a co-worker – along with the support of Adopt-A-Highway –  will be undertaking the clean up tasks in January. “We want to […]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

Schedule for ‘Celebration of our Mountains’ Released

El Pasoan’s love their mountains and this year’s Celebration of our Mountains schedule promises to bring outdoor lovers together from across the community. Outdoor events like this are very important to the city’s quality of life by offering numerous opportunities for people to immerse themselves in nature.  Getting outside in the natural world offers many […]Read More

JROTC Cadets Demonstrate Orienteering Skills

Franklin Mountains State Park is the go-to destination for El Pasoans wanting to explore the 27,000 acres of land and over 100 miles of trails. Last weekend, 154 EPISD Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) cadets put their navigational skills to the test at one of the park’s canyons as part of the District’s Fall […]Read More