Trans-Pecos Longhorn Restoration Effort Continues

Rock Environmental

 Rock is absolutely privileged to call Borderlands Research Institute one of its clients, for among BRI’s many other inspirational endeavors is their committment to furthering wildlife restoration. The following article tells how BRI was one of the coordinators for the Trans-Pecos pronghorn release. How excited we are to be working with such great folks in Texas, and to be along for the ride as this event was taking place! (See pictures!)

 Originally published on http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/newsmedia/releases/req=20130219b&nrtype=all&nrspan=2013&nrsearch

By Shawn Gray securedownload2

AUSTIN — The continuation of the Trans-Pecos pronghorn restoration project took another step forward with the successful relocation of 130 pronghorn recently.

The animals were captured from healthy populations around Dalhart and moved to an area near Marathon to supplement severely declining populations.

The relocation process was coordinated by the Borderlands Research Institute at Sul Ross State University, Trans-Pecos Pronghorn Working Group, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), and USDA-Wildlife…

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