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How To Connect With the Natural World in Southern Arizona

Get Your Hands on Audubon’s Award-Winning Bird Field Guide For Free! It is that time of year again to explore the Sonoran Desert before it gets too hot.  Rolling grasslands, high mountains and warm winters makes southeastern Arizona a birdwatcher’s paradise.  More than 500 species of birds call this area home–hummingbirds can be seen year […]

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Ever Wonder How Yucca Got it’s Name?

Ever wonder how Yucca got it’s name? Well, thousands of years ago when Palio-Indian groups began migrating into the southwest, they began testing various plants for medicinal and food value. Broud assigned the task of testing the sword-shaped leafed plant to Creb. Creb took one bite, tasted it’s pungent soapy flavor and said “yuck…uh!” Ever […]

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The Journey Began In Arizona

Hello and Welcome! I invite you to join me as I journey through the four states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah. The American southwest is very sacred and special to me.  I seem drawn to this part of the country and have derived so much pleasure in exploring the wilderness and serenity that […]

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