Funding Highlights

Since 1996 Big Bend Conservancy has donated over $3.8 million in projects and programs to Big Bend National Park and the Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River.  

-$1.5 million Fossil Discovery Exhibit

-$186,500 for wetlands restoration in the Rio Grande Village area

-$101,500 for projects and ceremonies at the Boquillas Port of Entry and for the Rio Bravo Project

-$100,500 for renovations at the Rio Grande Village Visitor Center

-$235,000 for the Visitor Orientation Film

-$118,000 for academic research and studies

-$43,000 for Night Sky improvements

-$143,200 for visitor services and safety improvements


In our 25 year history we have made an impact on every facet of the visitor experience, from the kiosk at Persimmon Gap to the ability to see the night sky in all its glory.  We look forward to continuing to create the best experience possible for all visitors to Big Bend - we hope you will join us in our mission to support, promote and raise funds for Big Bend National Park and the Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River.

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