As part of Santa Fe’s annual city-wide celebration of the fall chile harvest and the seasonal bounty of the vines, Recursos offers special tours of northern New Mexico’s unique kitchens and gardens. Gallina Valley Ranch, NM (Sept 22-23, 1994).
Navajo Country and the Mysteries of Tony Hillerman
Summer Solstice in the Anasazi World (1988)
Santa Fe: Three Cultures in the American Southwest (Sept 25-Oct 5, 1999, and later)
The Anasazi Heartland (Oct 15-29, 1994). Visits to Canyon de Chelly, Betatakin, the Montezuma Valley, Mesa Verde, Aztec, Chaco Canyon, the Galisteo Basin, and the Rio Grande Valley. Visits to contemporary Pueblos of Laguna, Acoma, Zuni, Hopi, San Juan, and San Ildefonso. Study leader archaeologist John Ware.
Cultures of Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico (Sep 22-26, 1989; Apr 24-May 1, 1991). Faculty: David Snow
Oaxaca, Mexico (Feb 4-19, 1994). Visits to archaeological sites, folk art markets, excellent restaurants. Mixtec ballgame
Baja California Sur. Natural History (1988, Feb 18-25, 1990). Study leader naturalist Bill Isaacs. Informal watercolor classes by Catherine Ferguson
Barrancas del Cobre, Mexico. Natural History (1988, Oct 7-15, 1989). Study leader naturalist Bill Isaacs
Costa Rica (Jan 7-21, 1990). Study leader naturalist Bill Isaacs. Informal watercolor classes by Catherine Ferguson. San Blas, Nayarit, Mexico. Natural History (1988)
Pack Trip in the Pecos Wilderness (Oct 1994). From base camp near Pecos Falls, 5 day trips to Truchas Lake, the Santa Barbara Divide, and to Gascon Point. Outfitter Huie Ley, is Santa Fe’s best packer, featured in National Geographic Magazine in 1993. Study leader writer and conservationist Bill deBuys.
Birding in the Bosque: A Field Course in Waterbird Identification (Nov 11-12, 1989, Mar 4-5, 1990). Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge. Study leaders ornithologist Sarton O. Williams III, and photographer and naturalist Karen Copeland
Photographing the Fall Colors in New Mexico (Sep 30-Oct 1, 1989). Study Leader photographer Karen Copeland
Photographing Nature in the Big Bend, TX (Mar 31-Apr 7, 1990). Study leader photographer and naturalist Karen Copeland
Photographing Spring n Northern New Mexico (May 12-20, 1990). Study leader photographer and naturalist Karen Copeland
Exploring the Gila Wilderness, NM
May 10-13, 1991. Faculty: Bill Isaacs is an expert ornithologist with extensive experience.
Survival of the Colorado Plateau: Development or Preservation
Sept 8-15, 1991
This trip will take you through Arizona, Utah, and Nevada, and across the fragile Sonoran desert of the Colorado Plateau: the largest contiguous wilderness left in the lower 48 states. Faculty: Jack Loeffler, writer and conservationist; Janet Ross, director, Four Corners School of Outdoor Education
Big Bend of the Rio Grand River. Natural History (1988)