Break Description

Howdy y’all! Fixin’ to learn more about National Parks and environmental stewardship while getting your hands dirty and camping in the desert? Join us as we travel to far west Texas where night skies are dark as coal and rivers carve temple-like canyons in ancient limestone.

We will the park’s botanists as we work on projects such as grassland restoration, cottonwood pole harvesting, and willow pole harvesting. Be prepared to rough it out as we live with the land and sleep under the stars! 

Focus on: Environment

Community: Big Bend National Park, TX

Leaders: Schaefer Beardsley and Megan Falkner

Cost: $610

What type of travel will this break use? Domestic Flying

What kind of break is this? Winter Break

Departure Date: 01-02-2016

Return Date: 01-09-2016

What community partner will you be working with? National Park Services

Currently Offered?: No

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