A. Thomas Cole Book Launch in Silver City

When: Sunday, February 18, 2024

Time: 1 – 3 p.m., MST

Where: Light Art Space, 209 W. Broadway St., Silver City, NM

A. Thomas Cole will launch his book Restoring the Pitchfork Ranch in Silver City, New Mexico, at Light Art Space. He will read from his book, and books will be available for purchase. The event is free and open to the public.  A. Thomas Cole spent thirty-two years as a small-town lawyer in Casa Grande, Arizona. For his so-called “retirement,” Cole and his wife Lucinda have been rehabilitating a ranch in southwestern New Mexico, where they focus on protecting wildlife and wildlife habitats, wetland restoration, and carbon sequestration. Their aim is to draw down their carbon use and to encourage others to do the same.

About the book:

Restoring the Pitchfork Ranch tells the story of a decades-long habitat restoration project in southwestern New Mexico. The book shares the past and present history of a very special ranch south of Silver City, which is home to a rare type of regional wetland, a fragile desert grassland ecosystem, archaeological sites, and a critical wildlife corridor in a drought-stricken landscape.


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