Our Selah Spectacular Picnic-a-thon was a tremendous success! You can watch the full range of videos, presentations and interviews that are archived on our YouTube channel.

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Premiering the very first BRP Virtual Fundraiser! Join us on July 2nd starting at 10 AM for a day of fun, showcasing the ranch to our Selah supporters like never before. Since our...


As an institution, the Bamberger Ranch Preserve must continue to take the COVID-19 crisis seriously. As Governor Abbott roles out further guidelines 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 summer programs and tours. It is with a heavy heart that we have to include summer camps in our cancellations....


Johnson City, Texas – Selah Bamberger Ranch Preserve is pleased to announce the selection of a new executive director to lead the nonprofit into the future. Selah’s board of directors has unanimously selected April Sansom for the position. Sansom will assume her new duties on June 11.

Selah Bamberger Ranch Preserve is an internationally recognized 5,500-acre ranch in Blanco County that has been restored to its original habitat....


The Bamberger Ranch Preserve seeks to awaken and nourish a passion for learning about our natural resources. Read our 2020 newsletter here.


Bamberger Ranch is currently accepting applications for a seasonal Environmental Education, Biodiversity and Stewardship Internship program at Selah, Bamberger Ranch Preserve

A 4-month internship is available starting January 17, 2020 and ending July 12, 2020.

We are seeking outdoor enthusiasts who have a passion for environmental education. They will help inspire and teach up to 1,000 guests during their time...


2019 will mark half of a century of land restoration, conservation, education and research for Selah, Bamberger Ranch Preserve.

Our well-documented story has inspired tens of thousands of guests, educated tens of thousands of students and arguably influenced the land management practices of hundreds of thousands of acreage within and out of Texas’ borders.

To celebrate decades of hard work and the extensive financial...


We are thrilled to announce the new Texas A&M University Press’ Legacy Series book, Seasons at Selah, The Legacy of Bamberger Ranch Preserve.

Professional photographers David Langford and Rusty Yates visited the ranch over four seasons in 2016-2017 to capture some of the most beautiful images of the Preserve we’ve ever seen.


The Bamberger Ranch Preserve seeks to awaken and nourish a passion for learning about our natural resources. Read our 2019 newsletter here.

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The new Margaret Bamberger Research and Education Center is unlike anything currently available to scientists and educators, and it represents the next chapter in Selah’s story.

Part museum, part living zoo, part research lab, part classroom: this new facility is all that and more.

Aptly named in her honor, construction began in early 2017 and was completed and furnished in the spring of 2018. It provides the place and the space...