Coastal prairie restoration. Photo by Jonathan Moczygemba, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Noticias y eventos

  • On the Search for Little Brown Birds

    In December 2023 and January & February 2024, the Rio Grande Joint Venture kicked off its first ever winter grassland bird monitoring season in west Texas. Two of Sul Ross State University’s Borderlands Research Institute graduate students, Emily Blumentritt and David Tonnessen, were hired and managed by RGJV Science Coordinator Rebekah Rylander and trained by […]

  • April 17, 2024 | Posted in Conservation Programs
  • Developing a Conservation Investment Strategy for the Tamaulipan Brushlands

    As part of the RGJV plan to increase grassland conservation in the Tamaulipan Brushlands (TB) ecoregion, staff have been working on the initial steps to develop a TB Conservation Investment Strategy (CIS). In a nutshell the CIS could be defined as ‘an overarching, landscape–level strategy that is used by regional partners to help guide their […]

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  • STX GRIP Program OPEN for 2024 Enrollment

    The South Texas Grassland Restoration Incentive program is now open for enrollment in 2024!! Read more in the press release or the STX GRIP factsheet. To enroll or for more information, please refer to the technical assistance providers listed on p. 2 of the press release. “What’s good for the bird is good for the […]

  • January 8, 2024 | Posted in Conservation Programs
  • Laguna de Santiaguillo

    The Rio Grande Joint Venture management board, staff, and guests enjoyed a field trip to Laguna de Santiaguillo during the August board meeting and learned a lot about this very important wetland in the state of Durango, MX. Both Ducks Unlimited Mexico (DUMAC) and Pronatura Noreste, (PNE) along with many other local partners, are working […]

  • October 4, 2023 | Posted in General News
  • RGJV in the Process of Designing Project Tracking Tool

    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 […]

  • September 22, 2023 | Posted in General News
  • PIF Public Awareness Award

    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 […]

  • July 6, 2023 | Posted in General News