Big Bend Conservancy

1,200-Acre Fire in Big Bend National Park Mostly Contained; Conservancy Raising Funds for Rebuilding

May 28, 2019 | By Matt Joyce

The Big Bend Conservancy has started a fundraising effort to help reestablish visitor services in the Castolon Historic District of Big Bend National Park after a wildfire last week burned La Harmonia Store and Castolon Visitor Center. The Castolon Fire had burned more than 1,200 acres but was largely contained as of Monday, according to Big Bend National Park.

Big Bend and Other National Parks Feel the Pinch as Federal Shutdown Persists

January 16, 2019 | By Pam LeBlanc  

The government shutdown is limiting operations at Big Bend National Park and other Texas national parks, while some National Park Service properties in are closed because of the shutdown.

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