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To wake up on a sunny morning at Trampas Lakes is to start the day amid some of the most glorious natural beauty in Northern New Mexico. The two lakes sit at the base of the towering Truchas Peaks, which extend beyond 13,000 feet in elevation. more
A total solar eclipse is coming up next month.I am really, really thrilled. Here's why. During a solar eclipse, the moon maneuvers between Earth and the sun, throwing a band of shadow, the umbra, onto Earth's surface. For the lucky folks in the direct path of the eclipse -- the path of totality -- it's sure to be an awe-inspiring and otherworldly event. The sun will appear as a black disk and it'll be dark enough to see the stars. more
NEW MEXICO FISHING REPORT This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may … more
With the summer season officially upon us, there's no better time than now to take a look at Cancer the crab. more
Note: This is a continuation of the previous edition of "Natural Resources Notebook." Can productive, extractive management be made compatible with wildlife in achieving sustainability? The term "sustainable productive forest management" implies that … more
Taos birdwatchers eagerly await John Lay's email missives. "Both owls on burrow," he wrote in early April. Like expectant parents, we're wondering if there will be … more
Alpine wildflowers cover the open fields above the tree line on the mountaintops near Taos. Although there is still some snow and the wind can be blowing, it is a beautiful time to be in the high country. The Fraser … more
In Taos, we enjoy darker skies than many places on earth. Growing up seeing stars and planets as familiar landmarks or coming here and glimpsing the Milky Way for the first time can bring feelings of … more
In the astrological zodiac, the sun moved from the earth sign of Taurus into the air sign of Gemini on Saturday (May 20). When people talk about their “sign,” they’re usually … more
A trail of animal tracks in the deep snow caught the attention of Brian Long, a wildlife biologist and avid researcher. The tracks led him up a familiar mountain. He’d climbed it lots of times … more
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