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Desert talks for everyone at 18th Annual Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta

EL PASO, Texas - Two-day event gives El Pasoans a chance to enjoy a hike in the Franklin Mountains and learn about the geological history of the area.

Local experts present interactive exhibits and desert talks. The desert fiesta talks a look at the Franklin Mountains landscape and Castner Range.

Hikers will also enjoy entertainment and several different presentations in the region's flora and fauna. Organizations encourage attendees to explore and discover park and other protected areas.

The Chihuahuan Desert that surrounds El Paso is described as one of the most biologically diverse eco-regions in North America.

A City of El Paso bond election secured funding for a $16 million Chihuahuan Desert exhibit. It features an arroyo and flash flood

arroyo and flash flood exhibit helps people understand the importance of the natural elements that shapes the landscape, common plants, and animals that are all part of the process. Some of the animals include endangered species.

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