Here is something that's not too surprising: a planned 42" gas pipeline cutting through the BB region. Maybe this is old news, but it's new to me. I hope I don't offend anyone by posting this. ... See MoreSee Less
Wooden stakes marking the natural gas line’s path to Mexico symbolize a disruption of idyllic beauty the region is cherished for, as wary locals prepare to fight against environmental damage and new economic realities
Join us for National Public Lands Day, and opportunity to volunteer in the park.
National Public Lands Day 2011ScheduleFriday, September 23
5PM-7PM: Registration (Chisos Mountain Lodge Patio)
7PM: Root beer float party (Chisos Mountain Lodge Patio)
Saturday, September 24
7:00AM-7:45AM: Registration and Breakfast (Panther Junction Patio)
8:00AM-8:30: Welcome and instructions from Natasha Moore/NPS Staff
8:30-12:30: Volunteer projects (Panther Junction Visitors Center cleaning, mulch spreading at Tornillo Creek, cleanup around Fossil Bone exhibit site)
(There will be different groups doing different projects)
12:30-1:30: Buffet Lunch (Panther Junction Community Room)
1:30PM-2PM: Wetlands Restoration presentation
2PM-On: Explore the park on your own!!
Thanks to our repeat sponsors - Bill Miller BBQ, Forever Resorts and Saint Arnold RootBeer