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This wide shot shows a narrow dirt pathway curving off to the right in the lower right corner of the frame. The rest of the frame is taken up by towering mesquite trees, with tendrils of greenish-gray Spanish moss hanging off nearly every branch.

Resist the Border Wall in South Texas

Wildlands Network is cosponsoring a series of events in the Rio Grande Valley聽of South Texas, which is in the immediate crosshairs of President聽Trump’s proposed border wall and represents the Trump Administration’s first efforts to move forward with plans to construct the wall. Photo: Katy Schaffer

This wide, scenic shot shows tall trees in the foreground, a blanket of snow in the middle, and a lightly snow-powdered, tall mountain range rising up in the background against a blue sky.

Reserva Ajos-Bavispe re-categorizada

El a帽o pasado, les hicimos saber que el estado de protecci贸n de la reserva Ajos-Bavispe se encontraba en un limbo burocr谩tico desde hace muchos a帽os. El lunes 22 de mayo la Secretar铆a del Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (SEMARNAT) finalmente la re-categoriz贸, protegiendo as铆 a la extraordinaria biodiversidad de est谩 regi贸n de importancia central para la protecci贸n de jaguares, osos negros, lobos mexicanos, cotorras serranas occidentales y muchas otras especies prioritarias para la conservaci贸n. Foto: Mario Cirett

This wide, scenic shot shows tall trees in the foreground, a blanket of snow in the middle, and a lightly snow-powdered, tall mountain range rising up in the background against a blue sky.

Ajos-Bavispe Reserve Recategorized to Protected Area – Success!

Last year, we let you know the protected status of the Ajos-Bavispe reserve in the borderlands of Sonora had been in bureaucratic limbo for several years. On Monday, May 22, the Mexican government finally recategorized it, protecting the unique biodiversity of this core area for the protection of jaguars, black bears, Mexican wolves, thick-billed parrots and many other species listed in one or both countries along the border. Photo: Mario Cirett