During the Rio Grande Joint Venture Board Meeting in Durango, Mexico, Science Coordinator Rebekah Rylander presented a rough draft of a project tracking tool that was created using Esri-based online applications. The goal of the project tracking tool is to provide RGJV partners a place to share general locations of where they are performing habitat […]
A BRIEF REPORT BY JESÚS FRANCO ON PIF PUBLIC AWARENESS AWARD FOR MUSEO DE LAS AVES DE MÉXICO, JUNE 3, 2023: On June 3, 2023, Jesús Franco of the Rio Grande Joint Venture and American Bird Conservancy presented, on behalf of Partners In Flight (PIF), the 2022 Partners In Flight Public Awareness Award to the […]
During the spring and summer of 2023, the Rio Grande Joint Venture’s science coordinator Rebekah Rylander initiated the joint venture’s first season of monitoring in west Texas and second season of monitoring in south Texas. The 7 treatment sites surveyed in west Texas were on private properties involved with the Chihuahuan Desert Conservation Partnership (CDCP), […]
Position Summary: Title: Rio Grande Joint Venture (RGJV) Conservation Delivery Specialist Supervisor: Rio Grande Joint Venture Habitat Restoration Hydrologist Job Type: Full-Time Salary: $65,000; Based on experience Location: Alpine, Texas Apply for this position here. Introduction: The mission of American Bird Conservancy (ABC) is to conserve birds and their habitats – the places birds need to […]
Early in 2023, the Rio Grande Joint Venture partnered with Pronatura Noreste and Bird Conservancy of the Rockies to host three workshops throughout the Chihuahuan Desert Grasslands in Mexico. The focus of these workshops was to gather local landowners, ranchers, members of ejidos, governmental agencies, NGOs, academics, and other experts to discuss threats and species […]
During the summer of 2022, Science Coordinator Rebekah Rylander kicked off the RGJV’s first official monitoring season on Grassland Restoration Incentive Program (GRIP) sites in the South Texas Plains ecoregion.