Taos Junction Bridge campground

Light pollution from Albuquerque competes with the light of the Milky Way over a campsite along the Rio Grande in northern New Mexico. Photo by Erich Schlegel.

Light pollution from Albuquerque competes with the light of the Milky Way over a campsite along the Rio Grande in northern New Mexico. Photo by Erich Schlegel.

PILAR, NM – Members of the Disappearing Rio Grande Expedition at the Taos Junction Bridge campground after Colin McDonald paddled through the Taos Box section of the Rio Grande Gorge near Taos, New Mexico. JULY 16, 2014: CREDIT: Erich Schlegel/Disappearing Rio Grande Expedition