The Greater Big Bend Coalition is sponsoring free presentations on the state of our parks and other protected areas in the Greater Big Bend region of southern New Mexico, West Texas and related lands in northern Mexico. On Saturday afternoon, May 19 at 2pm at the Northeast Regional Command Center Community Room (9600 Dyer, El Paso, Texas), Park Superintendent Wanda Olszewski, Superintendent of Davis Mountains State Park will give a presentation entitled “Sky Island: Update from Davis Mountains State Park.”
Wanda Olszewski grew up in El Paso where she studied Biology at UTEP and has a Master’s in Environment and Community from Antioch University Seattle. Her work history includes teaching biology in East Africa as well as roles in park interpretation and management over the last 20 years with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. She has been the superintendent at Davis Mountains State Park for three years, and lives in Fort Davis.
The Greater Big Bend Coalition is a conservation organization in El Paso working to help protect the desert lands, rivers, mountains and wildlife of the Greater Big Bend Ecosystem of Texas and northern Mexico. The region stretches across the US/Mexico Rio Grande border and includes nearly 8000 square miles of protected lands in US National Parks, Texas State Parks and Protected Areas in Mexico. For more information visit greaterbigbend.org.