La Guarida Ranch encompasses 20,000 acres (8,000 ha) located in the Tinaja Verde mountains, approximately 35 miles southwest of Presidio, TX., which is a historic territory of the desert bighorn sheep.The topography consist of rugged terrain with elevations from 4,200 ft. (1,280 m) to 7,000 ft. (2,140 m), making an excellent habitat for the desert sheep and the mule deer, as well as creating a demanding hunting experience.
The temperatures varies from 68°F (20°C) to 100°F (38°C) in the summer and from 23°F (-5°C) to 60°F (15°C) in the winter. The climate is normally sunny, with the rainy season during the months of July to October. The flora is composed with over 120 different species of plants and acacia. The fauna includes the desert bighorn sheep (ovis canadensis mexicana), mule deer (o. hemionus crooki), collar javalina, mountain cat, fox, mountain lion within others.
Reintroduce the desert bighorn sheep to its original and historic habitats in the state of Chihuahua.
Develop sustainable programs to maintain and restore the endemic flora and fauna of the Chihuahuan desert.
- Contribute to the welfare of the endemic flora and fauna of the Chihuahuan desert, restoring the delicate balance of the desert ecosystem, which has been greatly affected by domestic livestock.
- Maintain and operate a world class program for the propagation of the desert bighorn sheep in more of its original and historic habitats, enhancing the biodiversity of the Chihuahuan desert.
- Contribute with the reintroduction of the mule deer.