Recent Articles:

The May/June 2009 issue of Audubon Magazine has a story by Scott Weidensaul about the Sierra Gorda region.  Mentioned here is information on: Birding, nature tours, and the Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve. See:

Books to read:

Weidensaul, Scott. Return to Wild America: A Yearlong Search for the Continent’s Natural Soul. New York, North Point Press, 2005.

Weidensaul retraces the path of birder Roger Tory Peterson and naturalist James Fisher described in their 1955 book Wild America. The return trip takes Weidensaul into the Sierra Gorda region.

Patterson, Don. Journey to Xibalba: A Life in Archeology.  Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press, 2007.

Don Patterson’s contribution to the field of archeology in Mexico is immeasurable. His book leads us through his career in a series of great adventures recounted by a true lover of Mexican people and their culture.

Cohan, Tony. Mexican Days.  New York, Broadway Books, 2006.

Subtitled: Journeys Into The Heart of Mexico, this book takes us on a delightful series of trips around Mexico, including towns within the Sierra Gorda region such as Jalpan, Xilitla and Tilaco.   We get a real flavor for little-known parts of Mexico.

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