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.


John Wood
Eastern NM Rancher
Broadview, NM

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

Produced by Playa Lakes Joint Venture.