Category archives for: Green

Audubon Birdwalk at El Charco del Ingenio

Green San Miguel By Signe Hammer Audubon’s November birdwalk is on Sunday, November 20. With leaders Bob Graham, Norman Besman, Luke Rich, Mike Wheatcroft, and me, you’ll head to El Charco del Ingenio, our beautiful botanical garden, where a spectacular array of winter residents—ducks, waders and songbirds—has been arriving. On the presa, or reservoir, we’ll [...]

Annual Membership Party

By Marisa Ávalos Join us at one of the most beautiful B&Bs and urban orchards in town for wine, botanas, and live music offered by Posada Corazon. We are extending a discount to everyone who either renews their membership that evening or becomes a new member. Instead of the usual 700 pesos, this evening supporting [...]

Become a Champ for Children!

By Carole Schor Become a champion for Audubon’s Niños y Naturaleza program by taking part in the second annual Audubon Bird Bowl. This fun team tournament event takes place on Tuesday, November 22, at 300 Bowling, located in Plaza la Luciérnaga. Audubon Bird Bowl Tue, Nov 22, 6:30–9:30pm 300 Bowling Centro de Entretenimiento Plaza La [...]

New Seed Library Located at Mercado Sano

Green San Miguel By Amy Cotler Somos Semilla Biblioteca de Semillas San Miguel de Allende Mercado Sano, Ancha de San Antonio 123, back of the food court Open Thursdays 10–2 to borrow and learn more, every day for browsing Volunteers welcome to sort and pack seeds Seed and book donations accepted Seed Saving Right here [...]

Milpa: A Celebration of Biodiversity and Tradition

Green San Miguel By Meritxell Solé On October 1 and 2, Vía Orgánica celebrates the “Día Nacional del Maíz” and organizes different activities. On October 1 we will have the “Cosechando de la Milpa” event at the Vía Orgánica Ranch. Join us in this celebration of the sacred crop, traditional food, cultural diversity, and ancestral [...]

August 21 Audubon Birdwalk Along the Río Laja

By Signe Hammer, photos by Bob Graham Audubon de México leads a birdwalk on the third Sunday of each month; this month, it’s on August 21, the day after tomorrow. Each walk heads to one of four sites within an easy drive from Centro. This Sunday, with leaders Norman Besman, Mike Wheatcroft, Luke Rich, and [...]

July 17 Audubon Birdwalk at Peña Blanca

Green San Miguel By Signe Hammer, photos by Bob Graham and Wayne Colony Audubon holds a birdwalk on the third Sunday of each month—this month that’s July 17. With leaders Bob Graham, Mike Wheatcroft, and Norman Besman, we’ll head to Peña Blanca, a few miles past the Presa Allende, where open farmland and a tree-lined [...]

Special June 19 Audubon Birdwalk at El Charco del Ingenio

Green San Miguel By Signe Hammer Note special meeting place and time! Due to the annual Locos Parade, Audubon de México’s June birdwalk will meet on Sunday, June 19, at 8am inside the main entrance of San Miguel de Allende’s beautiful botanical garden, El Charco del Ingenio. Cabdrivers will know how to get there from [...]

The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World

By April Gaydos The Botany of Desire is Audubon de Mexico’s second film presentation on the nature of plants and our relationship with them. The film is based on the book of the same name by award-winning journalist and author Michael Pollan. For the past 25 years Pollan has focused his work on the places [...]

What Do Plants Talk About?

Green San Miguel By April Gaydos Plants. They provide us with food, shelter, clothing, life-saving medicine, and sensory pleasure. They are so important to us that we count, classify, and study how they grow. We cultivate, coddle, and genetically modify them. We water, compost, and talk to them; move them around like furniture; prune, cut, [...]

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