Landowner Restores Playa in New Mexico

Mar 15, 2016

Credit USDA / NRCS

Today a playa-rehab success story. Eastern New Mexico rancher John Wood owns a 2,800-acre cow-calf operation about 40 miles north of Clovis. The land has a a 250-acre playa that was rehabbed with the help of The Nature Conservancy.

Wood says he's now witnessing larger numbers of migrating birds, and thinks other wildlife have returned.

PARTICIPANTS:

John Wood
Eastern NM Rancher
Broadview, NM

Patricia McDaniel
Shortgrass Prairie Program Director
The Nature Conservancy
Clovis, NM

Produced by Playa Lakes Joint Venture.