Alamosa’s First Shorebird Festival

Mianna Maestas- WE DID IT!! I am proud to say that September 13, 2014 marks the first ever shorebird festival in Alamosa Colorado. All of the hard work that Deisy and I performed on top of all of our day to day tasks has finally paid off....

It’s what I do!

Sunday Funday! I had the opportunity to go out with the seasonal staff, Stefan Armenta, to McSimpson to irrigate the land. I must say it was an experience to say the least. I have grown up on a ranch so, of course, I knew the...

Amazed

As I looked through my binoculars and spotted three large birds in the distance. They were very large white birds with black flight feathers and huge yellow bills. I could not believe what I was looking at...

Why are they not in Spanish!!

In Alamosa Colorado, more than 60% of the population is Hispanic. So you can understand my shock when I found out that all the Blanca Wetland Brochures are in English. Why are they NOT in spanish?? So I decided to take translating into my own...

And We Keep On Running

“I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere in the world. Then I ask myself the same question” – Harun Yahya [gallery type="slideshow" ids="4992,4993,4994,4995,4996,4997,4998,4999" orderby="rand"] Growing up, this quote was always one of my favorites. I realized now that I...

The Hunt

[gallery type="slideshow" ids="4762,4761,4760,4759,4758,4757,4756,4755,4754,4753,4752,4751"] The chaos has begun! I must say it is the best chaos that I have ever been involved with. I never realized until Monday how hard it truly is to make creative, educational, and fun coloring/ activity books for kids. I give props...

DUCKS!

The snow slowly fell and began to cover the ground below. I stared into the horizon as the sun began to make its appearance. The sun light reflected across every tiny snow flake, making each one sparkle as it crossed my eyes.  Suddenly, I hear...

The Early Bird Gets the Worm

  “The early bird gets the worm” - I never cared much for this, but now I know that the statement is very true. I had the privilege of going out to the field with Lisa and Deisy bright and early Monday morning. Thank goodness we...