News

Want to get some great ideas for new hikes?
Check out our blog by Marathon resident Arlene Griffis at http://www.bigbendfriends.org/2009/01/15/blog!

The Ultra Run is in the books!
Many thanks to our 2013 runners and sponsors, whose contributions enabled the Friends to make a $7,000 gift to the Trails Fund!

RUNNERS:  Want to know your race number, or know where to find your time when you get home from the race?

Head to http://www.racesplitter.com/ and find your race distance.  This is where your official time is recorded for you.  Thanks to Overland Race Management for having these times available so quickly!!


The Friends Receive $12,500 from the Permian Basin Area Foundation
The Friends have received a grant from the Permian Basin Area Foundation, our first grant in our $375,000 Paleontology Campaign.  We are pleased to be on our way to raising much needed funds to update this family-friendly exhibit.  To learn more about this project click here.

 

Thank you Brown Foundation!
Friends of Big Bend National Park is pleased to announce a $50,000 grant from the Brown Foundation.  This grant is for our Paleontology Exhibit Campaign, which will expand and improve the park’s paleontology exhibit facilities.   This brings our total to $105,000 raised for this important campaign – only $250,000 left to go for Phase 1!