• October 20, 2020

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Frontera Land Alliance receives $5,000 Matching Donation

Officials with El Paso’s Frontera Land Alliance announced Monday that the organization has received a $5,000 matching donation in support of its work. Field and Cutler expressed their thanks for the donation and the donor’s commitment to open space preservation and education. “Until May 24th, every dollar donated to Frontera will be matched by a […]Read More

Frontera Land Alliance Wakeem/Teschner Nature Preserve now Texan by Nature

On Monday, officials with The Frontera Land Alliance (Frontera), announced that their Wakeem/Teschner Nature Preserve was recently certified as a Texan by Nature Project. “This acknowledges that the Wakeem/Teschner Nature Preserve provides meaningful conservation efforts involving and benefitting people, prosperity, and natural resources,” Frontera officials shared. The official Texan by Nature Project designation was made […]Read More

Frontera Land Alliance welcomes new members to Board of Directors

The Frontera Land Alliance (Frontera), the region’s only nationally-accredited 501(c)3 organization, announced the addition of Harrison Plourde and Tina Crosby to their Board of Directors. As Frontera works to conserve water and wildlife resources forever through the preservation of open land, their board of directors is key to that mission. To carry out Frontera’s mission, […]Read More

Hikers, Preservationists Upset Over Graffiti on Mountain Trail

Over the weekend, hikers expecting to see nature’s beauty were shocked to find that vandals had struck their favorite trail. According to social media posts, vandals spray painted rocks at the trailhead for the Ron Coleman trail, as well as other areas along the trail. Photos taken by Rick Lobello show large rocks that had […]Read More

Ribbon Cutting for Wakeem/Teschner Nature Preserve Trail set for Wednesday

This Wednesday,  Frontera Land Alliance (Frontera) will be hosting both a ribbon cutting celebrating the creation of a ½ mile education trail and a guided hike of the Wakeem/Teschner Nature Preserve. Frontera officials say the celebration will “highlight the importance of land conservation for El Paso’s and Texas’s future and thank our dedicated volunteers and supporters.” […]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

Frontera Land Alliance Officially “Texan by Nature” Partner

The “Texan by Nature” organization, founded by former First Lady Laura Bush, recently accepted The Frontera Land Alliance as a partner. “Texan by Nature” was founded in 2011 by Laura Bush as a way to align the broad interests of conservation groups with business, healthcare, schools, the scientific community, and faith-based organizations. According to the […]Read More

UTEP Math Professor Named to Land Board

Amy Wagler, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematical sciences, recently was named a member of the Board of Directors for the Frontera Land Alliance. The nonprofit organization works to protect natural areas, working farms and ranches, water and wildlife. It began in 2005 when community members realized there was an urgent need to preserve some of […]Read More