In the midst of the lazy, winding waterway of the Rio Grande lies an ecological system that a lot of people have come to know as a place for a peaceful stroll or a quiet horseback ride.
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Imagine what the Middle Rio Grande Valley looked like to the first people who inhabited the area, and the explorers who came in the 16th century.
It is a silent and strong force that runs through the heart of our community. Stealthy, subtle, often ignored, yet vital as the air we breathe.
When a Valencia County farmer gets ready to irrigate a field next spring, he might not be thinking about all the people who helped route the water to the land, or the hundreds of years of work it took to create the ditch system that brings water to each farm.
Tractors rattle down main streets and country roads, verdant fields yawn in pale morning light, cattle graze lazily, fat bellied goats bleat cheerfully and small produce stands gleam along the roadways.
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