Frontera Land Alliance

Frontera August 2020 Update

Stay informed about Frontera’s latest projects.

Photo by Richard Love.

The Frontera Land Alliance

The El Paso Community Foundation has received a $50,000 donation earmarked for the Frontera Land Alliance Endowment Fund, which was established several years ago. The donor, Richard Teschner, is a long-time supporter of the Community Foundation and of Frontera. He gave the gift to benefit Frontera’s work on preserving land and, in particular, negotiating conservation easements, which are legally-binding agreements between land owners and 501(c)3 nationally-accredited land-trust organizations such as Frontera. “I’m a great believer in using the law to conserve the land,” Teschner said, “and what better an organization to join forces with Frontera than the El Paso Community Foundation?”

We were honored to be part of the program by Diana Moy, Park Interpreter / Volunteer Coordinator, Wyler Aerial Tramway State Park for a Q & A live-interview which was shard on FB and Instagram. On FB alone they reached over 700 views. We also have links to Frontera videos on YouTube that you can connect through our website.

Watch Frontera’s Youtube Videos
Photo by Richard Love.

We are gearing up for the annual Celebration of our Mountains events, working to establish safe ways to volunteer as a family or as an individual at Resler Canyon. In addition, we’ve set aside some dates for fall hikes. All participants are required to wear masks and observe distance—for safety reasons of course. And do not forget that Sept. 26th is National Public Lands Day!

Celebration of Our Mountains Website

The Chihuahuan Desert Education Coalition is excitedly preparing for the 16th Annual Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta/First Virtual Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta, which will take place virtually on Saturday, September 19th, 2020. To participate or learn more contact:

Photo by Richard Love.

Frontera will also be participating in this year’s El Paso Giving Day led by the Paso del Norte Community Foundation, which is encouraging El Pasoans to act, give and change our community for the better by participating in this one-day event. The community-wide day of charitable giving will be held Thursday, October 15, but early giving will begin on Thursday, October 8. For more information, visit the link below:

El Paso Giving Day Website

Do not forget to check out our NEW Estate Planning Packet! Thank you to the Land Trust Alliance, El Paso Community Foundation, Scott Hulse and Creosote for making this happen!  

You can view it from the Frontera website. Go do the About tab, and click on the Legacy Giving or click on the link below:

View the Estate Planning Packet
Photo by Richard Love.

If you shop with Amazon, don’t forget to use AmazonSmile so that each time you shop you can help Frontera conserve water, wildlife and working lands as well as natural open areas. It is a very simple program to participate in, and it will not cost you a dime. Amazon will donate part of their profit on that purchase to Frontera. 

A donation to The Frontera Land Alliance will help
preserve natural spaces for future generations


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