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Big Bend Ranch State Park is having a 'Fiesta' on Saturday, October 18, 2008You are cordially invited to attend a free open house & celebration while also experiencing some of what of the 'new' Big Bend Ranch State Park has to offer. Here is a partial listing of the events & activities for all ages & ability levels:Complimentary BBQ lunch & concert by cowboy singer-songwriter Dennis Jay Attendance prizes, including a $500 gas grill Guided hiking, Jeep, mountain biking & horseback riding tours. Bird watching Flint-knapping, rope-making & Dutch-oven demonstrations Interpretive displays Folklorico dancers & mariachi music Student art show Buffalo Soldiers encampment Camping skills demonstration area More information about this extravaganza will be added here soon. For information on recent changes at the park be sure & download a copy of the summer 2008 issue of "El Solitario" the Big Bend Ranch newsletter (PDF 1.1 MB).
Big Bend Ranch is holding a Fiesta event on May 2, 2009. Check here soon for more details.
my wife did not like my dutch oven demonstration.
Media Contact: Lydia Salda?a, (432) 358-4627, firstname.lastname@example.orgApril 30, 2009Big Bend Ranch Fiesta cancelled due to swine flu concernsPRESIDIO, Texas — Because of public health concerns about swine flu, all organized tours and activities connected with the Fiesta at Big Bend Ranch State Park have been cancelled. The free barbeque lunch set for Saturday, May 2 and all tours and activities set for Friday-Sunday, May 1-3 have been cancelled. However, the park remains open to the visiting public, with free admission and overnight camping Friday-Sunday.Due to the public health emergency declared by Gov. Rick Perry throughout the state, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department leaders decided to cancel the event in accordance with health guidelines issued by state and federal health officials.To TPWD’s knowledge, there have been no reported cases of swine flu in the Big Bend area. The Fiesta cancellation is a proactive step to safeguard public health and safety. Officials are discussing how and when to reschedule the event, and that decision will be announced at a later time.The Fiesta had been arranged to showcase expanded public access and new visitor opportunities at Big Bend Ranch State Park. More information is on the park Web page.———On the Net:http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/big_bend_ranch/ 2009-04-30
From Rasmussen Reports (conducted: 4/1-3/09) * 63% say the border with Mexico should be closed to prevent further spread of infection * 30% say closing the border is not necessary * 7% are not sure
The blame falls squarely on Fed Gov and Press.
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