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Elephant Butte Hosts Kayak Fishing Tournament

Spend a weekend communing with nature, as Elephant Butte Lake State Park hosts its annual Kayak Fishing Tournament, May 21-23,…
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close up of bloom from a calliandra eriophylla

Fill Your Garden With Colorful Perennials

When I planted my permanent garden decades ago, I chose only native and drought-tolerant perennials. I considered annuals to be…
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view of organ mountains from mesilla valley bosque state park

An Outdoor Retreat Beckons on Outskirts of Town

As recently as 150 years ago, the Rio Grande twisted and turned like a giant slithering snake across the meadows…
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Thoughtful Gardener: Growing a Cut Flower Garden

As everything escalates in price, many of us are looking for ways to make do, grow our own, or adapt…
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Projects Bring Wildlife Back to the Rio Grande

The Rio Grande is nearly 2,000 miles long and sustains life in three states and two countries. It starts in…
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Explore Ancient Rock Art At Three Rivers Petroglyph Site

If you’re into art or history, or just like being outdoors, a trip to the Three Rivers Petroglyph Site, about…
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Visit, Tour, Stay In, and Learn About the Earthships of Taos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crQilEO8sqw Find out what it means to live off-grid, in style, by exploring the earthships of Taos. These other-worldly homes,…
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Photo of a yellow-rumped warbler, courtesy Wild Birds Unlimited

The Great Backyard Bird Count 2021

Each yard birdwatchers across the world participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count where they come together to watch, learn…
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John Muir Laws journaling in the field

Explore Nature through Journaling

John Muir Laws (no relation to THAT John Muir) is like a Pied Piper, encouraging the exploration and appreciation of…
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