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Birding Hotspot: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

Birding Hotspot: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

October 28, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

As the sun reddens the sky, thousands of snow geese scattered on a big pond begin to waken and disrupt the quiet air with loud honks. Visitors perched on embankments, observation decks, or inside parked vehicles see and hear the communication that eventually gets the flock into the air and headed north to fields where […]

Using Audubon apps in your expeditions

Using Audubon apps in your expeditions

July 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Audubon Guides – A Field Guide to Birds, Mammals, Wildflowers, and Trees From Green Mountain Digital I am quite impressed with the Audubon apps so far. This particular app contains four apps in one – so you can save a bit of money when you purchase it. I am quite impressed with the quality of […]

Bare Facts on Bears

Bare Facts on Bears

July 9, 2011 by · 8 Comments 

Grizzly Bear Kills Hiker in Yellowstone National Park A couple’s hike off South Rim Drive, south of Canyon Village and east of the park’s Grand Loop Road, Wednesday (July 6) morning, turned tragic when they surprised a grizzly bear sow and her cubs. Brian Matayoshi, 57, of Torrance, California, was hiking with his wife, Marylyn, […]

Make Your Destination a Journey: Shenandoah National Park

Make Your Destination a Journey: Shenandoah National Park

June 20, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Visiting national parks tops the list of reasons why many of us chose the RV lifestyle. What better way to tour these national treasures, to experience with all our senses the wondrous glacier-carved mountains, sweeping evergreen and deciduous forests, unimpeded rivers, tumbling mountain streams and waterfalls, glaciated valleys, wildflower-covered meadows, and free-roaming wildlife. Tennessee’s Great […]

Bird’s Eye View on the American robin.

Bird’s Eye View on the American robin.

June 3, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Have you observed birds lately?    Let’s take a bird’s eye view on a popular bird that can be found everywhere in Canada and the US. Robins are well known birds in our city.  No matter where you go you will find one on a branch or trying to grab a worm… But what do they […]

Go Wild, Go Birding

Go Wild, Go Birding

May 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Spring is here! In spring we look forward to the end of winter. And migratory birds, sensing whatever it is that that triggers their urges, set off from their winter homes for their summer nesting and breeding grounds. (Oh, yes, the human snowbirds also sense that urge and migrate back to their northern home) The […]

Solitude, Birds & an RV Park

Solitude, Birds & an RV Park

March 22, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Just an hour’s drive east of Tucson, and five miles south of Benson on the route to Tombstone and Bisbee is the agricultural community of St. David. Like much of southeastern Arizona, this peaceful little village was booming when nearby mines were open. Today, you can enjoy browsing in antique shops or visit the Benedictine […]

Birding Hotspot: Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area, AZ

Birding Hotspot: Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area, AZ

March 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The combination of deserts and sky islands combine to make Southeastern Arizona one of the most spectacular regions in North America for bird watching. During our numerous visits to this region we have visited many excellent birding spots including San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area, Ramsey Canyon, Patagonia/Sonoita Creek Preserve, and Patagonia Lake State Park. […]

Prepare for Solitude: Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, AZ

Prepare for Solitude: Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, AZ

January 28, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Want to take advantage of your SUV or high-clearance two-wheel-drive vehicle? Then Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge is the place for you! Boundless desert surrounds you in Cabeza Prieta, the third largest national wildlife refuge in the lower 48 states. Here, seven rugged mountain ranges cast shadows over barren valleys once swept by lava. Saguaros […]

America’s Best Idea Just Got Better

America’s Best Idea Just Got Better

January 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

From sea to shining sea, the United States has some of the most breath taking national parks and scenic wonderlands. Every single national park has very important significance embedded into the landscape and has been passed down for generations now and ones to come. America’s Best Idea—the national parks—gets even better with 17 fee-free days […]

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