The Tularosa Basin, Bosque del Apache

The Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge is famous as a wintering spot for sandhill cranes and snow geese. The refuge consists of a series of large diked ponds adjacent to the Rio Grande, flooded and drained as needed to maintain wildlife habitat. The managed flooding is intended to emulate the natural flooding of theContinue reading “The Tularosa Basin, Bosque del Apache”

From the Rio to the San Juan

Whatever New Mexico’s strategy is for maintaining highway 64 across northern New Mexico, it’s not working. I think our campervan got it’s suspension broken in though. Our route took us across the Rio Grande north of Taos to the San Juan river in the desert of southeast Utah. The easternmost leg was through flat, dryContinue reading “From the Rio to the San Juan”