Davis Mountains, Texas

In July of 2014, I visited the Davis Mountains of West Texas. The Davis Mountain range forms a unique “sky island” surrounded by the lowland Chihuahuan desert.  Due to the higher altitude, the summer is a perfect time to visit. The temperatures were between 50F and 85F. We stayed at the National Conservancy Preserve, which... Continue Reading →

Independence Creek Preserve, Texas

Independence Creek Preserve, where the Chihuahuan Desert meets the Edwards Plateau and the Tamauplipan Thornscrub.  The Nature Conservancy purchased the first parts of Independence Creek Preserve in 1991 and made the larger purchase of 19,740 acres in 2000 and 2001.   More info about the preserve: Texas Pecos Trail Independence Creek contributes 27 million gallons of... Continue Reading →

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