Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Amazing Creosote Bush

The most common plant in the Northern Chihuahuan Desert is, by far, the Creosote bush. It thrives in nearly every habitat the desert has to offer, and in many areas is one of only two or three species to be … Continue reading

Posted in Plants | 39 Comments

Introduction to the Chihuahuan Desert

The Chihuahuan Desert is the largest desert in North America, enclosing over 200,000 square miles in the US. It is a “high desert” with altitudes mostly ranging from 2,000 to 5,500 feet. The terrain consists mostly of expansive basins broken … Continue reading

Posted in General Topics | Tagged | 2 Comments

Hello world!

Last year I signed up as a volunteer at the Big Bend Ranch State Park, Texas. This park is located in the northern part of the Chihuahuan Desert, an area that has held my interest for most of my life. … Continue reading

Posted in General Topics | 11 Comments