If you’ve been watching our Facebook page or Instagram and Twitter feeds the past two weeks then you know that the riparian and wetland restoration work we have long planned at Rio Fernando Park is well under way. In the first stage we brought in forest restoration expert Mark Schuetz
On Saturday evening October 6th, 120 of our closest friends joined us at Rio Fernando Park in Taos to celebrate the completion of our year-long master planning process for the park. And it was quite a party! A “matanza” is an old tradition here in northern New Mexico. Typically taking
We had a great group of birders join us last Friday for coffee, donuts and those really tasty little blueberry muffin thingies…oh, ya and all the birds! This was our Fall Migration Bird Walk in the wetlands of Fred Baca Park and Rio Fernando Park. The Cornell Lab of Ornithology‘s
About 60 Taos community members turned out last Saturday afternoon (August 18) at Rio Fernando Park to review the final draft plan for the park, ask questions, add comments and suggestions, tour the park and build giant nests. That’s right, giant nests. We are finishing up this master planning process
We are finishing up a year-long master planning process for the 20-acre Rio Fernando Park in the center of Taos and invites all community members to see the final draft design plan on August 18. Taos artists will be on hand to help build giant, fun landscape art nests! Kid
What’s the buzz on bees? They’re anything but boring! When most people think of bees they picture fluffy, black and yellow insects making honey, but there’s more to pollinators than just honeybees. Native bees make up the vast majority of bees, with 4,000 species in the US and Canada alone.
Creating and protecting wildlife habitat is an important aspect of conservation. On the Rio Fernando Park property, we have many different animals that rely on the diverse habitat provided by the river, trees, and old farm land. To better protect these habitats, we need to know what animals are present
After a year of public meets, individual outreach and a load of hard work from our team we are finally ready to reveal some of the master planning options for Rio Fernando Park. SO COME CHECK THEM OUT! We are zeroing in on a final master plan – but we
A guest post from our amiga Meg Scherch Peterson. Birding in Taos, New Mexico is growing. For birders, the lure of viewing the amazing avian wildlife along the Rio Fernando in Taos, New Mexico has always been irresistible. During seasonal bird counts, we would sometimes hop the fence separating Fred
We started the morning with Vincente and Joe Fernandez, brothers and Mayordomo and Commissioner of the Acequia del Sur del Cañon here in Taos. This particular acequia claims a “priority date” of 1796 and currently has about 300 parciantes – or partners that share the water. “We survive as a community.