How a big dream for the US and Mexico could help both countries

Learn about what can happen next and how the proposal could impact major problems both countries are facing with climate change, the border wall, conservation of rare and endangered species, immigration, the economy and US Mexico relations. To join the public meeting click this Zoom link on November 19 at 4pm Mountain Time. Sponsored by …

Nature Club needs volunteers

REGISTER AS A MEMBER BY LIKING US HERE – NATURE CLUB ON FACEBOOK The Chihuahuan Desert Nature Club is a collaborative effort between the Zoo, local parks and the Chihuahuan Desert Education Coalition. The goal is simple, to help people connect with our desert and to encourage people to get outside and enjoy nature.Last year we …

16th Annual Chihuahuan Desert Virtual Fiesta planned for September 19

Save the date – Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta – September 19, 2020 It's going to be a very different Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta this year. If you have been following the Chihuahuan Desert Education Coalition you can already see what we have changed. Originally we were planning a two day event at the Zoo and at Franklin …

Desert Walk Podcast

Short walk in the desert with Rick LoBello in the Westside Community Park, El Paso, Texas. If you want to keep up with all of our news including news about the 15th Annual Chihuahuan Desert Virtual Fiesta please follow this blog with your email address. Eagle's claw cactus Creosote bush Texas earless lizard

Snakes awake

The Western coachwhip is one of the few diurnal snakes in our area, most snakes are nocturnal and rarely seen. By Rick LoBello It’s almost Memorial Day, it's getting hotter and many snakes are starting are coming out of their underground burrows where they have been brumating (hibernating) during the cooler winter months. Snakes are …

Test your Desert IQ

THE CHIHUAHUAN IS THE LARGEST DESERT IN NORTH AMERICA Click Here to Play the Chihuahuan Desert Dwellers Game Mule deer, pronghorn and kit fox roam the vast grasslands of the northern desert. In the desert scrub, roadrunners scurry after earless lizards while golden eagles search among the agave and creosote for blacktailed jackrabbits. Test your …