Frontera Land Alliance

News & Events

Frontera Land Alliance is very active, from a Water, Wildlife & Natural Resources and How They Can Help Your Clients, participating in Celebrate our Mountains with a guided hike at Resler Canyon, to clean-ups at Resler & Thunder Canyons.

Coming Events

  • Thu
    14
    Feb
    2019
    4:30 pmRio Bosque Wetlands Park

    The Frontera Land Alliance and the Friends of the Rio Bosque bring you A Date with Nature this Valentine’s Day! The event will take place at the Rio Bosque Wetlands Park on Thursday, February 14th 2019 at 4:30PM to sunset. Bring the people you love and enjoy a nature walk through one of El Paso’s wetlands. We will be meeting at the visitor’s center. For parking directions visit cerm.utep.edu and click on the Rio Bosque tab. I have attached the event flyer. We need one volunteer for this event, sign up here. To RSVP or for questions contact Maryflor@Fronteralandalliance.org

  • Thu
    21
    Feb
    2019
    11 AM - 2 PMAt the Centennial Club and Conference Center

    The Fort Bliss Army Volunteer Corps/Relocation Program are hosting the 1st Que Pasa Information-Volunteer Fair on Thursday, 21 February 2019 from 11 am - 2 pm at the Centennial Club and Conference Center. Come learn at the Que Pasa Information-Volunteer Fair to learn about volunteer events you may become involved that will benefit the community!

  • Sat
    23
    Mar
    2019
    El Paso Archeology Museum

    Poppies Fest will be held Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the El Paso Archeology Museum. Come on out and meet our new staff!

  • Wed
    03
    Apr
    2019
    Sat
    06
    Apr
    2019

    Join us for a photography talk by Benny Pol. The presentation will happen on April 3 and will be followed up with a guided hike to implement what you learned at Rio Bosque Wetlands Park on Saturday, April 6. For questions or to RSVP, please contact Benny@Fronteralandalliance.org

  • Sat
    13
    Apr
    2019
    8 - 10 AMResler Canyon

    Saturday, April 13, 2019, 8 to 10 a.m.: A clean-up of trash at Resler Canyon. RSVP or for questions contact Maryflor@Fronteralandalliance.org

  • Sat
    20
    Apr
    2019
    El Paso Zoo

    Frontera will host an Earth Day booth at the El Paso Zoo, be sure to stop by!

  • Mon
    22
    Apr
    2019
    11 AM - 1:30 PMThe University of Texas at El Paso

    Frontera will participate in a Volunteer Mixer at UTEP from 11 am - 1:30 pm.

  • Fri
    26
    Apr
    2019
    Mon
    29
    Apr
    2019
    FMSP/Nature Trail on the 27th | Lazy Cow Trailhead on the 28th

    Join us for The 2019 City Nature Challenge. This is a free event that uses the iNaturalist platform and app to encourage people to get outside and look for organisms. Frontera will be hosting a hike at the FMSP/Nature Trail on the 27th and at the Lazy Cow Trailhead on the 28th. For questions or to RSVP, please contact Benny@Fronteralandalliance.org

  • Sat
    04
    May
    2019
    6 - 10 PMKaBoom Party Hall, 4601 Hondo Pass Dr

    Castner Range Thank-You Event will be held Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 6 to 10 p.m. Please RSVP to: Janae@FronteraLandAlliance.org by April 26 (limited seating)



  • Sat
    25
    May
    2019
    Resler Canyon

    Join 500 Women Scientists and The Frontera Land Alliance for a science led hike to look at the flora of Resler Canyon. To RSVP or for questions contact Maryflor@Fronteralandalliance.org

  • Fri
    14
    Jun
    2019
    8 - 4:30 PMFarm and Ranch Heritage Museum, Las Cruces. (4100 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM 88011)

    Frontera is co-hosting—with the Southern New Mexico Community Foundation and OM-DP Friends Group—“Your Land and Your Legacy Workshops for Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Landowners and the Professionals Who Advise Them” from 8-4:30 p.m. at the Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, Las Cruces. (4100 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM 88011). You will learn how estate planning and a conservation easement can help you or your clients conserve their lands in perpetuity while still keeping ownership. David Braun will be our special expert guest. You really do not want to miss this!

  • Thu
    18
    Jul
    2019
    9:30 pmMuseum of Archaeology

    Astronomy Viewing and Discussion! This event will be held on Thursday, July 18 at 9:30 p.m. at the Museum of Archeology. To RSVP contact: Maryflor@Fronteralandalliance.org

  • Bird inventories and transects

    Are you an expert in birding or do you want to practice identifying birds? If so we would love your help! Frontera is partnering with Friends of the Rio Bosque, El Paso/Trans-Pecos Audubon Society and Franklin Mountains State Park to conduct bird inventories and transects at 3 locations starting in June. If interested please contact Janae@fronteralandalliance.org

Work Days:

Last Saturday of each month, from 9 a.m. to noon.

1. Help restore and manage the Keystone wetland! These “Keystone Work Days” will be held the last Saturday of each month, from 9 a.m. to noon. Frontera assists in the works days by providing tools, but more importantly Resler Canyon flows into Keystone, it is important that we manage both sites. Meet at the Keystone Park (Kappa Rd. and Doniphan Dr.). To RSVP or for questions contact Mike Gaglio at mike@hd-env.com.

Past Events

The Frontera Land Alliance Nature Discovery 2018 Calendar

February

  • Tuesday, February 6: a webinar, from noon to 1:30 you are invited to a free event, bring your
    lunch and learn more about qualified appraisals. Qualified appraisals lynchpin of the process
    that allows landowners to benefit from federal income, estate and state tax incentives flowing
    from the donation of a conservation easement. Keller Williams Real Estate at 6006 N. Mesa, Ste.
    110, El Paso, TX  79912, will be hosting the webinar. Please RSVP to
    janae@FronteraLandAlliance.org, space is limited.
  • Saturday, February 17, 9 to 10:30: we will be meeting at Thunder Canyon for the kick off of a
    new program “Focus on Nature”. Through taking photographs we will show you how to connect
    with nature by really looking. Bring your cell phone or a camera as we focus on nature.
    Please RSVP to janae@FronteraLandAlliance.org.

March

  • Tuesday, March 6, webinar, noon to 1:30: Topic partnering with state and local agencies on
    conservation projects. In this webinar, you will learn practical strategies for creating successful
    partnerships and what to look out for when entering in a partnership. Feel free to bring your
    lunch. Keller Williams Real Estate at 6006 N. Mesa, Ste. 110, El Paso, TX  79912, will be
    hosting the webinar. Please RSVP to janae@FronteraLandAlliance.org, space is limited.
  • Wednesday, March 7, a webinar from noon to 1:30: Topic Farmland Conservation 2.0: Tools
    and tips for keeping farmers on the land. In this webinar, learn how land trusts and other
    conservation organizations can fulfill their missions while also serving a critical public need. Feel
    free to bring your lunch. Keller Williams Real Estate at 6006 N. Mesa, Ste. 110, El Paso, TX
    79912, will be hosting the webinar. Please RSVP to janae@FronteraLandAlliance.org.
  • Thursday, March 8, a webinar, noon to 1:30: What you need to know about a title review. This
    introductory webinar will cover the basics of the title review with a practical, step by step
    approach to reviewing documents and solving common title problems. Feel free to bring your
    lunch. Keller Williams Real Estate at 6006 N. Mesa, Ste. 110, El Paso, TX  79912, will be
    hosting the webinar. Please RSVP to janae@FronteraLandAlliance.org, space is limited.

April

  • Thursday, April 26, a webinar from noon to 1:30: Topic creating messaging that resonates.
    Learn how to use and fine tune communications strategy to engage more members more strongly.
    Feel free to bring your lunch. Keller Williams Real Estate at 6006 N. Mesa, Ste. 110, El Paso,
    TX  79912, will be hosting the webinar. Please RSVP to janae@FronteraLandAlliance.org,
    space is limited.

March

  • Saturday, May 5: guided Native Bee Hike. Join us as learn more about native bees. Did you
    know there were a solitary insect and may live in the ground! Feel free to bring your lunch. We
    will be meeting at Resler Canyon, at the Alto Mesa entrance. Please RSVP to
    janae@FronteraLandAlliance.org.

June

    • Wednesday, June 6 a webinar, noon to 1:30: Learn how to connect people to the land. This is
      one of the best ways to show our relevance and therefore, ensure conserved lands stays
      conserved. Feel free to bring your lunch. We will be meeting at Resler Canyon, at the Alto Mesa
      entrance. Please RSVP to janae@FronteraLandAlliance.org, space is limited.
    • Saturday, June 9: kayak trip ($15/person) and $5/entrance fee/car. Come join us as we learn about
      the river, birds and more! Please RSVP to janae@FronteraLandAlliance.org, space is
      limited.

Fall Details coming soon!:
Transplants cacti, Mike with High Desert, Cacti Club
Rain water harvesting, Mike with High Desert with City Sustainability
Guided hike at Resler Canyon
Guided hike at Thunder Canyon
Bee Hive start up, Bob Reneau

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