The River Geronimo Knew

Posted on July 11, 2014 by Borderlands Restoration in Uncategorized
Surface flows returned in Turkey Creek of the Chiricahua Mountains thanks to the construction of rock erosion structures.

Surface flows returned in Turkey Creek of the Chiricahua Mountains thanks to the construction of rock erosion structures. Turkey Creek is part of the ranch property owned & managed by the Austins.

Click the above ling to read an article written about the work that inspired Borderlands Restoration.”Not all is doom and gloom on the Arizona-Mexico border. There’s a place where tranquility reigns, where ruddy ducks and great blue herons share reflective waters, where pools harbor leopard frogs and native Yaqui fish. Tall cottonwoods and dense thickets of willow provide nesting sites for raptors and migrating birds, and cover for bobcats, Gila monsters and other wildlife.
It’s hard to believe that only a decade ago, this wetland oasis did not exist.”

Read on to learn how some dedicated folks recreated a ‘place where tranquility reigns’ along the border.

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