Events Status and Coronavirus Update (May 25, 2020)

As an institution, the Bamberger Ranch Preserve must continue to take the COVID-19 crisis seriously. As Governor Abbott roles out Phase II and allows more businesses to begin to open with new social distancing guidelines in place, we at the Bamberger Ranch have determined it is necessary to cancel June programs and tours. It is with a heavy heart that we have to include summer camps in our cancellations.

Under the current guidelines and because of our commitment to the health and safety of our guests and employees it is not possible to schedule our traditional tours and workshops. We will continually work on alternative programs and virtual content through our Facebook and Instagram to still allow people to enjoy a “Selah” experience.

Currently we are suspending all online reservations for events through 2020 until further notice.

We wish all our friends, volunteers and supporters health and patience as we continue to monitor the situation and we will be providing updates weekly as more information becomes available.

If you would like to help us care for one of Texas’ great conservation and education models, your online donation will help us to ensure Selah is here for you in the future.

Selah, Bamberger Ranch Preserve is a 5,500-acre ranch in Blanco County that has been restored to its original habitat. Our mission is to teach ethical land stewardship — by example and outreach. We offer seminars for landowners and serve as a research lab for botanists, zoologists, and other scientists. We provide hands-on science classes and nature camps for school children. Our public tours and workshops attract birdwatchers, photographers, and animal and plant enthusiasts.

After leaving the Ranch, many visitors are inspired to change consumption habits and better conserve natural resources. They leave with a vision of harmony with the land. They realize that the Ranch tells a story of hope: Given the chance, Nature can heal itself. Nature can heal us.


April Sansom selected to lead Selah Bamberger Ranch.


The Legacy of Bamberger Ranch Preserve


Half of a century of land restoration, conservation, education and research.

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