Conference Registration

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Registration is now open

How to Register
1. Read the important registration information below.
2. At the very bottom of the page click the PayPal link.

All Chihuahuan Desert Conference attendees must pay their registration in advance before October 30, 2019.  The conference will take place at the El Paso Zoo from November 6-7, 2019.  Registration at the Zoo will take place on November 6 from 12pm to 5pm at the El Paso Water Discovery Education Center located on the far right as you approach the El Paso Zoo front gate.

– Registration – $120, Last Day to Register – October 30, 2019

-The conference committee may be able to offer a limited number of partial scholarships to students with financial need.  Please indicate your interest in being considered for a scholarship when submitting your abstract to Rick LoBello at

-Conference Schedule will be uploaded to this website in September.

Included in Registration:

-Opening Reception – Wednesday night – food  (BBQ meatballs, siders, fruit cheese and crackers and cash bar
-Coffee Breaks hot tea and pastries  (Thursday morning and Thursday afternoon)
-Lunch on Thursday
-Dinner on Thursday

Vegetarian Options – After you register if you would like a vegetarian option for lunches and dinner please send your request to Rick LoBello at

The Greater Big Bend Coalition is handling all funds for the Conference.  To register for the Chihuahuan Desert Conference online click the Donate to Greater Big Bend Coalition PayPal link below.

Cancellation Policy – There is a $25 processing fee for any cancellation between now and October 1.   No refunds on cancellations after October 1, 2019

To Register with a credit card
1. Click the PayPal Link below.

To Register with a check or money order
Checks or money orders must be received by October 30, 2019.  To pay by check or money order click here.

For more information contact Rick LoBello at