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Where Do The Butterflies Go After Summer Is Over?

As Summer moves into autumn this month, (September 23), a few types of butterflies migrate, but most are permanent residents. Interestingly enough, they don’t go anywhere. When you don’t see adult butterflies on the wing, it just means they’re going through another life stage: egg, larva (caterpillar) and pupa.  Butterfly eggs are pinhead-sized and hard […]

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Adventures in Geocaching!

Treasure is the stuff of legends, and hunts for treasure are the stuff of adventure and discovery.  In Pagosa Springs Country, there is the legend of Treasure Mountain—millions in gold were supposedly buried by 300 Frenchmen under the rocks of the San Juan Mountains. Only one man allegedly made it back to France, with a […]

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Connect With the Natural World in Southern Arizona

It is that time of year again to connect with the Sonoran Desert which includes rolling grasslands, high mountains and warm winters  that makes southeastern Arizona a birdwatcher’s paradise.  More than 500 species of birds call this area home–hummingbirds can be seen year round, and speciality birds like Gray Hawk, Red-faced Warblers and Vermilion Flycatchers […]

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