Memories of Bitter Lake NWR, New Mexico

After four days on the road from Brownsville, I followed the Pecos River upstream from Texas and crossed into New Mexico on Sunday, May 10th of 2020, and found a Walmart parking lot in Roswell where I boondock camped for the night. My Texas travelling was rewarding on so many levels, but now all that … Read more

Memories of the Rio Grande Nature Center

Albuquerque is the largest population center in New Mexico. This town rests in the Rio Grande River Valley, a stream whose headwaters are in the highlands of central Colorado on the eastern slopes of Canby Mountain on the Continental Divide. Between 1900 and 1973, 22 dams have been constructed along the Rio Grande. Most of … Read more

Memories of Bosque del Apache

Bosque del Apache is a birding Mecca in the upper Rio Grande Valley. It is near the geographic center of New Mexico. A winter pilgrimage will reward the traveler with an epic spectacle of Snow Geese and Sandhill Cranes in numbers so great that the skies will darken when they lift off together. The sights … Read more