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Feb 17, 2014 - Ash Meadows & Devils Hole

Today we drove about 30 miles out to Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, which also includes Devils Hole, a small, non-contiguous portion of Death Valley National Monument. We made four stops distinct stops and a loop drive along the reservoir and marsh, driving dirt roads and fording at least one spring. Warm water from underground bubbles up through white sand into clear pools, 3 of which we visited: King Spring, Devils Hole and Crystal Spring. Silvery blue pupfish, which are endangered and one type is nearly extinct, dart between...

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Rambling Rodericks

Mar 30, 2011 - Ash Meadows Wildlife Refuge

Ash Meadows NWR is about 25 miles west of Pahrump close to the CA border. The refuge covers over 23,000 acres of spring-fed wetlands and alkaline desert. The sparkling blue waters of the reservoir, pools and streams were cool to the touch. It is home to the endangered pupfish. The pupfish eats both plant and animal material and can survive in less than one inch of water as warm as 90 degrees. They are about 1 inch long and the males are an iridescent brilliant blue. Devil’s Hole, Death Valley NP Inside Ash Meadows NWR we viewed Devil’s...

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Alaska Again 2011



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