History Herald: Smokey Bear, a New Mexico Hero!

Smokey Bear

by Laura Gonzales, Education & Volunteer Manager Hello from your History Herald! Did you know that in 1950, in the Capitan Mountains of New Mexico, crews discovered a major wildfire driven by strong wind? As the crew battled to contain the blaze they received a report of a lone bear cub seen wandering near the…

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It’s Not the Same Old Store!

The Swallows Nest at El Rancho de las Golondrinas

Have you been to El Rancho de las Golondrinas’ gift shop, The Swallow’s Nest?  It’s not the same old store anymore!  In fact, that’s the goal of the management and new sales staff — to make the store fresh and new each and every season! Come in and meet our new sales team: Andrea Zamora…

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Golondrinas Mentioned in Travel Channel Story

Santa Fe, New Mexico

New Mexico: From Pueblos to Bat Dwellings Need some road trip recommendations? Taos and Santa Fe have always been top tourist destinations in New Mexico and, with the success of the TV series “Breaking Bad,” Albuquerque also enjoys a steady influx of visitors. But beyond the natural beauty and stunning desert surroundings of these popular…

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