2013-12-05 11.12.06

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
 

 
 
green jay

Why is the Rio Grande Valley so Rich in Birds and Wildlife?

If you Enjoy Bird Watching and Nature, South Texas is Waiting for you! Texas offers the richest bird watching in USA – 630 species, more than any other state. The Lower Rio Grande Valley offers the richest birding in Texa...
by Nydia O
 

 

 
Hooded Warbler

Birding Matters

With all the buzz ecological and nature preservation projects are creating in today’s media, it is an interesting fact that few residents of the Rio Grande Valley realize the richness found in our wild habitat. There are curr...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing for Redfish in the Laguna Madre

We really enjoyed reading this article by Jonathan Gluck for the New York Times published on February 10, 2016.  The amazing photography is by Michael Stravato. Rick Hartman had just navigated a pair of husband-and-wife angler...
by La Vida Valle