Wendy Diaz to lead Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta hike about the Castner Range

Wendy Diaz of Frontera Land Alliance will be leading the Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta hike at Museum of Archaeology Hike overlooking Castner Range on Sunday, September 25 at 6pm. There is still time to register for this hike and others. Some hikes are filling up fast so be sure to register soon. Wendy was born and …

Zoo and Franklin Mountains State Park to host Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta

Harris Hawk 18th Annual Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta Saturday, September 24, 2022 – at the El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens, 10:30am to 3:00pmSunday, September 25, 2022 – at Tom Mays section of Franklin Mountains State Park and Castner Range – Pre-registration Required Jason Ricketts who is a geologist at UTEP and studies the geologic history …

Plans underway for third Chihuahuan Desert Conference

The El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens and the Chihuahuan Desert Education Coalition are working on plans to host a third Chihuahuan Desert Conference in El Paso in November of 2023. The conference will bring together researchers and conservation advocates from across the Chihuahuan Desert to help facilitate collaboration in the region and learn of …

Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument, Las Cruces, New Mexico – Baylor Pass

It’s a hard drive across west Texas with the sun in my eyes.  Visor permanently down.  One hundred miles straight shot, no services.  Moving across the flats of far west Texas toward El Paso, cell coverage drops and I’m counting the miles to what I hope will bring gas in the next forty.  Air conditioning …