• Sierra del Carmen

    Big Bend

    National Park Texas

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  • Extreme Water Shortage

    Extreme water shortage throughout park. Visitors are limited to 5 gallons per day, and are encouraged to conserve further when possible. Please consider bringing your own water to the park.

Rio Grande Silvery Minnow Release

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Date: December 7, 2008

See this US Fish and Wildlife Service .pdf press release for more.

Silvery minnow
Photo from US Fish and Wildlife Service
J. Lusk

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