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Evening Walk

(nr Arrey NM) As the light was waning, I decided to take my usual evening walk and was rewarded with some nice views and a little wildlife. Checking out the water level in the river, I noticed reflections of the cliffs on the calm surface. Evening Walk – Reflections in the Río Grande Further observation […]

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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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