Alligator in Harlingen, Texas

Valley Wild

This morning we had the unusual privilege of welcoming an uninvited guest; an  alligator  about 10 feet long, was casually swimming in the murky waters of the Arroyo Colorado.    It is not the first time we see an alligato...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Ocelot Conservation Day

It is such a shame that the ocelot’s designation as the UTB mascot was so short lived because this wild cat is not only attractive, but because it helped raise awareness towards its conservation. But do not despair, thank...
by La Vida Valle
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Two Valley Farmer’s Markets

The Rio Grande Valley does not have a Whole Foods nor a Central Market, even though I think they should (more on that below), but we have very nice farmers markets selling the freshest and most colorful local produce . More and...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Birding in the Rio Grande Valley

This article was featured in Southern Living online magazine about birding in the Rio Grande Valley. Birds of the Rio Grande Valley are so amazing that people flock here to see them! Click to Enlarge Birding in Rio Grande Vall...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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The Green Heron. Find it in The Rio Grande Valley

Neil Glenn shared this information via South Texas Nature facebook page. January’s Bird-of-the month is Green Heron (Butorides virescens). It has just been named the ABA’s Bird-of-the-Year, so we echo that accolade ...
by La Vida Valle
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