In the Davis Mountains preserve, foresters estimate that over the last decade up to 75 percent of the Pondera Pine population has been lost. For the last several years, they’ve visited this site, working to re-establish the tree’s numbers. (Carlos Morales for Marfa Public Radio/West Texas Public Radio)
In this episode, we look back at some of the station’s coverage of West Texas flora and fauna. We hear about water and land stewardship from The Dixon Water Foundation’s President and CEO Robert Potts, how ranchers are moving into nature tourism, the Rocky Mountain Ponderosa Pine , and rebounding pronghorn populations.