This summer, Buffalo Peaks Ranch is as dry as we’ve ever seen. Maybe that’s why we headed to the banks of the South Platte River this past weekend. Here is the wild wet world that flows through this old ranch:
with beaver ponds:
willows in bloom:
Iris fields, and new wildflowers in bloom, with each passing week:
Water, our most limited resource in the arid West, will always be an important topic at the Land Library’s headwaters site.
For more on Buffalo Peaks Ranch’s River Hut Library, take a look at this book-filled earlier post, Water & Rivers at Buffalo Peaks Ranch!