Beautiful Gypsy is doing well since coming to the sanctuary in September. It took her a little while to settle in with her band, including Smudge and Shelby, with whom she was rounded up and removed from their Carter Reservoir Herd Management Home many years ago, but they’re all together now.
Dreamy darlin herself, Miss Luna, leads the evening’s cast of characters. Some evenings find the mustangs on top of a low line of hills that gives them good views in all directions – and yummy native grasses like alkali sacaton, grama and galleta. I love to hang out with them up there, soaking in the […]
Our Western Colorado Conservation Corps crew was back in Disappointment Valley for more work (pix to come!), and they got to visit once more with Gideon’s ambassador band. These photos were from their second hitch, in mid-September. The big mare band was in a remote area of the ranch and “unavailable” for visitor interaction. Like […]
Our very awesome Western Colorado Conservation Corps crew has done an enormous job once again, cutting and spraying tamarisk from along a section of Disappointment Creek. This will help bring back the native vegetation that can feed and shelter our wildlife. These photos were from their middle week. All the tamarisk in the background of […]
Because we CAN achieve world peace … even if just in our own little corner(s) of the beautiful world.
For the third year, a crew of hard-working young folks with Western Colorado Conservation Corps, based in Grand Junction, is working on the ranch, cutting and spraying tamarisk – also known as salt cedar – along Disappointment Creek. According to Wikipedia, “Tamarix ramosissima has naturalized and become a major invasive plant species in parts of […]
A curtain of rain falls across the La Sal Mountains during sunset. What a beautiful world we live in.
Nevada, Scripture and Alpha enjoyed the sunset from a high point on the sanctuary