Frontera Land Alliance

Land-Use Plan for Castner Range Available for Public Comment

A draft version of a Castner Range Land-Use Plan has been made available for public comment by the Franklin Mountains Wilderness Coalition and The Frontera Land Alliance, two El Paso-area conservation organizations. Everyone interested in the future of Castner can review the Plan at www.FronteraLand.Alliance.org (link in upper right hand corner of home page). As […]

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Water, Wildlife and Natural Resources and How They Can Help Your Clients

Hosted by The Frontera Land Alliance   The El Paso region sits within the northern portion of the Chihuahuan Desert, one of the three most biologically diverse deserts in the world. The Rio Grande is one of the world’s major rivers and its waters are the lifeblood of the El Paso region. Outdoor recreation is […]

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U.S. Representative Silvestre Reyes

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The Political Power of Land Trusts

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Frontera Land Alliance Names First Executive Director

The Frontera Land Alliance, the El Paso area’s only 501(c)3 land trust, which promotes and encourages the conservation of the region’s desert, mountains, and rivers for all, has recently appointed its first executive director. Frontera’s Board of Directors has named Janaé Reneaud Field, formerly Executive Director of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Trust, Seguin, Texas to that […]

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About Land Trusts

Lately there’s been lots of talk about conserving land in El Paso. Several groups and many individuals wish to conserve that land. But how can that be done? And who can help us do it?   What does a Land Trust do? Land trust organizations (such as El Paso’s Frontera Land Alliance) protect land directly […]

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What to do with Castner Range in Northeast El Paso still up in the air

Looking at the expanse of the Franklin Mountains from the Walmart parking lot in Northeast El Paso, all but the distant high peaks are within the boundaries of Castner Range. Not so long ago, the Walmart parking lot itself was part of the former Army training range, along with land that is now home to […]

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Resolution supports 7,000-acre Castner Range’s preservation

This past state legislative session was by no means easy. However, the El Paso delegation was able to pass one resolution with relative ease. The House and Senate unanimously passed Senate Resolution 506 and House Resolution 306, which promote continual conservation of the 7,000-acre Castner Range in Northeast El Paso. On Tuesday, state Sen. José […]

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State legislators show support for Castner Range conservation

State Senator Jose Rodriguez, State Representative Marisa Marquez, Scott Cutler, president of the Franklin Mountain Wilderness Coalition, and members of the Castner Conservation Conveyance Committee addressed a small crowd on hand to promote the conservation of the Castner Range area. (Ruben R Ramirez/El Paso Times) State Senator Jose Rodriguez and State Rep. Marisa Marquez presented […]

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