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Settling the Sand Dunes

  • Aired: 01/11/2018
  • 26:40
  • Rating: NR
Located near Great Sand Dunes national park, the Trujillo Homestead and The Medano Zapta Ranch have a history dating back to Paleo Indians, with early Spanish explorers, New Mexican sheep herders and cattle ranchers settling the area in the 1800s. Today, these National Historic Landmarks provide a window to the past and a sanctuary for many wetland birds, rare plants and insects, cattle and bison.
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Learn about some of the first settlers in one of Colorado's most iconic National Parks.
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