Great outdoors
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Our earliest ancestors relied on native plants for their existence: for food, medicine, shelter and other daily uses. Many healers from different indigenous groups investigated local herbal plants … more
Story and photos by Ellen Miller GoinsThe skies threaten afternoon rain and Moreno Valley wind gusts hard when I pull up to the Wildflower Bed-and-Breakfast to collect Henrik and Lone Krarup for an … more
The green heron (Butorides virescens) is small and winters in southern New Mexico and appears throughout the state during migration to eastern breeding grounds. The green heron feeds on aquatic prey … more
A day spent trekking with llamas through the woods resets the rhythm of the body to a more ancient and natural pace. Under a blue sky in the quiet forest, distractions fade and the pace … more
We not only enjoy observing wildlife and benefit from those that provide food and other resources, but we depend on a healthy, diverse wildlife community in other ways, as well. more
If it has been awhile since you visited one of New Mexico's national parks, autumn is a great time to enjoy these public land jewels. A variety of special events are coming up in August and … more
What happens when you lose pollinators like birds, bees and butterflies? It hurts our food supply.The world's pollinators have been in decline for decades. Monarch butterfly populations … more
July is National Picnic Month and a great time to get out in Taos for some outdoor dining. more
Bullsnakes (Pituophis catenifer sayi) are large, heavy-bodied, nonvenomous snakes found throughout North America from southern Canada into Mexico. Bullsnakes are probably the most … more
The image shown here is of two emission nebulae in the constellation Serpens Cauda (The Serpent's Tail). The larger one, which … more
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