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The July 2019 Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan for the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area.
Access Points to the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area.
Cover Page from the July 2019 San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area Record of Decision and Approved Management Plan - July 2019.
Datura Flower near the San Pedro River.
Arch Under the Railroad looking out to the San Pedro River.
Very close to a flowing section.
The Fairbank Schoolhouse visible on the left - see http://www.sanpedroriver.org/fairbank.htm for more information.
Coati in the San Pedro River.
Line of Cottonwoods along the San Pedro River with the Whetstone Mountains in the background.
This trail was nice - occasionally overgrown - and was an easy way to get to the Contention area. Fairly certain that there were Mountain Lion tracks along the trail...
The Grand Central Mill was a silver processing stamp mill that processed ore from the Tombstone area mines.
Old Platform under Highway 82.
The San Pedro Trail near Fairbank.
Surface flow was intermittent, where it was flowing it was amazing!
Great Blue Heron and Deer.
Mine Shaft near the Grand Central Mill.
I believe this is Buffalo Gourd - Cucurbita foetidissima.
Momsen-Dunnegan-Ryan Co El Paso Texas.
Cottonwoods along the San Pedro River.
In places there were eroding cliffs along the river.
While windmills are fairly common in the west I don't know much about them and it was fascinating to see this piece.
Gaging Station.
This windmill had a storage tank and open tank, the storage tank was holding water (that I took advantage of for 'dump over me' water on the way out).
Mala Mujer.
Still in business today - http://www.aermotorwindmill.com/
Shade and Dry River near Contention.
I had disturbed a great blue heron and it had flown along the river - I was hoping to get a better view of it and was moving cautiously and not only did I see the heron but also this troop of Coati!!! They either ignored me or did not know I was there was at least several minutes - wishing I had more than my little point and shoot along, I think I could have gotten some great shots!
Charles headed South along the Sand Pedro River.
I think this might be the fallen remains from tent caterpillars but I'm not sure...
Spiral.
Alison hiking in the dry bed of the San Pedro River.
Gate at the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area Border.
Gate into the San Pedro RNCA.
First glimpse of the green near the San Pedro River.
Fall Color on the San Pedro River.
Millville.
Old Railroad Grade above the San Pedro.
San Pedro River.
Looking towards the San Pedro from the Fairbank Cemetery.
Old railroad perhaps? Taken from near the Contention Ruins.
Petroglyphs in the Millville Area near the San Pedro River.
Windmill and Tank near the San Pedro River.
A small path lead from the end of the road down to the river.
Just south of the rail crossing.
Trail Marker in the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area.
Hard to imagine needing this...
A hike thru Millville and down to the river in the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area
Beautiful late fall color along the San Pedro River.