Welcome

Our Mission: To develop a corps of well-informed volunteers to provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the State of Texas.

Our partners are the AgriLIFE Extension Service, Texas Parks & Wildlife, Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center, Sul Ross Center for Big Bend Studies, The Nature Conservancy Davis Mountains Preserve, McDonald Observatory, Respect Big Bend Coalition, Big Bend National Park, Sul Ross Borderlands Research Institute, and others. 

The Tierra Grande Chapter proudly serves the Greater Big Bend Region.

Friends of Davis Mountains State Park Pollinator Garden

A Tierra Grande, TMN Project

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Three faucets one for the pollinator garden, monarch water feature and plants in front of the Interpretive Center. The drip systems will be connected to each faucet to feed respective area.

Photo is pex pipe being place underground to feed water to the pollinator garden, monarch water features and plants in front of the DMSP Interpretive Center.

 

One of two 2600 gallon tanks for a water catchment system at the DMSP Interpretive Center.

PVC piping for the two tanks. Water will shed off the 1200 square foot roof into the two tanks. The water reservoir will in turn provide water for the pollinator garden drip system. For each inch of rain 672 gallons of water will be collected

Sandia Springs Wetlands

A Tierra Grande, TMN Project

Located just outside Balmorhea, Sandia is a unique small wetland with big potential as one of the only wetlands in it’s part of Texas.

Sandia Springs Wetlands Project

 

 

 

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