On April 12, 2012, I captured some video clips of the original area on the tape. The Monolith Garden Trail is open to hikers, mountain bikers, horse riders and trail runners. This series of approximately 7-mile loop trails meander through Mojave Desert vegetation and interesting volcanic rock formations. There is no water and very little […]

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The granite mountains of the Mojave Desert are a hot and arid ecosystem in July, but plants and animals thrive in this heat. Mojave rattlesnakes, lizards, hummingbirds, ants and grasshoppers are just some of the magical species we find here. . source

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Jennifer Shaughney, NMSU Arthropod Museum Curator, shows a darkling beetle to some young visitors at the BioBlitz event at the Chihauhaun Desert Nature Park on September 19, 2015. Thank you, Jen! Video Rating: / 5

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