October 2016

This Month’s Highlights

Editor’s Notebook:
100 Years of Park Service

by Elva Österreich

Water Fest • Children on the Gila
Alliance works on programs
by Billy Hustsman

Changing Spaces • Time is a Circle
Agencies protect the ancients
by Joan E. Price

Picking Apples • Fresh Fruit Celebration
Picking apples near Las Cruces

Fort Cummings • Cooke’s Spring
Site protected stage stop
by Kathy Weiser

Starry Dome • Telescopium, the Telescope
A tale of galaxies
by Bert Stevens

Water Control • Elephant Butte Dam
Centennial events planned
by William Dooley

30 WRITING CONTEST • Driving Me Crazy
Jim Duchene’s story about his father earns him the grand prize

IN THE PARK • Ren Faire
Annual Arts Faire in 45th year
by Kathleen Albers