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Bosque del Apache NWR

(nr San Antonio NM) Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge was created along the Río Grande with ponds that are periodically flooded making a wetlands area similar to what existed prior to the extensive damming of the river. They also plant crops that provide forage for the birds and animals. Bosque del Apache Birds It […]

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Ben Lilly Memorial

(nr Piños Altos NM) The Ben Lilly Memorial plaque can be found on an impressive rock pile a few miles north of town; placed there by friends and admirers. Famous as the last mountain man, he was a prolific hunter of mountain lions, grizzly and black bears. It’s estimated he killed up to 1,000 cougars. […]

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Lettuce Lake Park, Tampa

Lettuce Lake

(Temple Terrace FL) I spent a couple of days visiting a long time friend from my college days. While there, he took me to see a place we frequented not far from the campus. At the time, it was just a spot in the woods. Today, Lettuce Lake is a fully developed wetlands park. A […]

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