San Ygnacio Birding

Birdwatching Along the Rio Grande River

I relish memories of a recent visit to San Ygnacio, Texas and their bird sanctuary. An upriver, arid, hilly brushland, or chaparral country as referred by some, which covers most of the coastal plains south of the Edwards Plate...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
Amazon Kingfisher by Sharon Stiteler - Birdchick -

Sheriff Lucio and His Team Making an Impact among Visitors

A great Kudos to Sheriff Lucio, for it is obvious his team knows and appreciates the value of visitors to this area. And kudos to the organizers of the RGV Birding Festival for being so great that many folks come from all over ...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
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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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Lessons from the Past

The growing presence of new technology in the form of wind turbines around Willacy County, did not keep Grace Heritage Ranch from flourishing by imitating and thriving with traditions from the past. Bryan and Mary Schalk moved ...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
Casa Santa Anna

Welcome to Casa Santa Ana

When Judy and John McClung set out in search of an undeveloped piece of property they had no clue of   the difficulty of their task.  After reading multiple books on how to be an innkeeper Judy was ready to take on the proje...
by Nydia O