Aerial, Left - Sierra del Carmen (Deadhorse Mountains), Big Bend National Park, Texas. Right - Maderas del Carmen Protected Area, Coahuila, Mexico.
Thanks for visiting this continuously updated webpage in support of efforts to create a US-Mexico International Park in the Big Bend of Texas and adjacent protected areas in Mexico. I hope that you will visit often and encourage others to get involved.
Thanks for your visit.
Friends of the Proposed Big Bend - Rio Bravo International Park Headlines
New international port of entry between Big Bend National Park, Texas, and Boquillas, Mexico.
Marfa Public Radio, April 13, 2013
U.S., Mexico Announce Binational Cooperative Conservation Action Plan
Salazar, Elvira Underscore Commitment to Protecting and Preserving the Big Bend/Rio Bravo
Map of Parks and Protected Areas Along the US-Mexico Border in the Big Bend Area
National Park Service - US Department of the Interior
75 Years on, Effort to Create US-Mexico Park
Hampered by Security Concerns, New York Times, June 24, 2010
Security Worries Overshadow U.S. - Mexico Park Plan
Morning Edition, NPR, June 16, 2010
Joint Statement from President Barack Obama and President Felipe Calderón
The White House, May 19, 2010
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Mexican Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Juan Elvira Decide to Strengthen Conservation Cooperation in Big Bend Area of the U.S. - Mexico Border
Washington, D.C. and Mexico, D.F., August 11, 2009
History of Big Bend International Park 1932-2009
Compiled by RickLoBello@gmail.com
National Parks and Conservation Magazine, Summer, 2008
National Parks and Conservation State of the Parks
Big Bend National Park, Summer, 2003
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Banner image above-Chisos Mountains from the mouth of Santa Elena Canyon by Rick LoBello