casitas de gila guesthouses bed and breakfast new mexico 575-535-4455
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Southwestern Guesthouses on 265 Acres
near Silver City, New Mexico
overlooking Bear Creek and the Gila Wilderness

Casitas de Gila Nature Blog

Casitas de Gila Nature Blog

Category Archives: nature

THE SAN FRANCISCO RIVER BACKCOUNTRY

  EXPLORING HISTORY AND WILDERNESS IN THE SAN FRANCISCO RIVER BACKCOUNTRY IN SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO A Fascinating Landscape of Natural and Cultural History in the Old Southwest THE SAN FRANCISCO RIVER BACKCOUNTRY – A PLACE WHERE THE MAGNIFICENCE OF NATURE … Continue reading

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FOREST FIRES & CYCLES OF NATURAL CHANGE IN THE GILA WILDERNESS

 THE WHITEWATER-BALDY COMPLEX FIRE:LARGEST FOREST FIRE IN NEW MEXICO’S RECORDED HISTORY It was early on the afternoon of May 16, 2012 while taking the trash from Casitas de Gila Guesthouses to the Gila transfer station, that one first noticed the … Continue reading

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A BRIGHT GREEN NEW MEXICO OASIS

 BEAR CREEK IN JUNE: A BRIGHT GREEN OASIS IN A HIGH-DESERT LANDSCAPE WAITING FOR THE RAINS TO COME MAY AND JUNE: DRYING TIME IN THE HIGH DESERT SOUTHWEST It is late into the “waiting for the rain time” again here … Continue reading

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Night Life at Casitas de Gila

Sitting quietly in front of Casitas de Gila Guesthouses late at night, one cannot help but wonder about what might be going on down along Bear Creek, a hundred feet below. What wildlife might be there in the darkness, and … Continue reading

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Becky & Michael O'Connor, Owners
CASITAS DE GILA GUESTHOUSES & ART GALLERY
50 Casita Flats Rd • PO Box 325 • Gila, New Mexico 88038
575-535-4455

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