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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

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A Southwest New Mexico Winter!

MIDWINTER ENCHANTMENT IN THE BEAR CREEK NATURE PRESERVE AT CASITAS DE GILA GUESTHOUSES IN SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO: A NATURE LOVER’S PARADISE WITH FOUR GENTLE SEASONS The High Chihuahuan Desert of Southwest New Mexico is a landscape of … Continue reading

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CYCLES OF NATURE IN SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO

 SOME OBSERVATIONS OF THE EFFECTS OF THE EL NIÑO / LA NIÑA CLIMATIC OSCILLATION CYCLE WITHIN THE BEAR CREEK NATURE PRESERVE AT CASITAS DE GILA GUESTHOUSES CLIMATIC AFFECTS OF EL NIÑO AND LA NIÑA WINTERS ON SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO Historical … Continue reading

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The Desert Dry Wash or Arroyo

THE DESERT DRY WASH (aka Arroyo): AN ICONIC LANDFORM OF THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST An Exploration into the Natural History of the Dry Wash Trail at Casitas de Gila Guesthouses in Southwest New Mexico THE DESERT DRY WASH OR ARROYO: ICONIC … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Rains Time

It’s the “Waiting for the Rains Time” in the Southwest. After a mostly-dry and colder-than-usual La Niña Winter, and a cool and even drier Spring, the entire Southwest is exceptionally dry, and every living thing — humans, animals, birds, and … Continue reading

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

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