Reyes is a rancher, poet, vegetarian, and retired professor of philosophy and indigenous studies at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. He is a member of On Land's inaugural editorial board.

In the first issue of On Land, there is an interview with former Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, my neighbor and friend on the Conejos River here in the

There is a special word for love of the land in Spanish: “querencia”. It comes from the Spanish word “querer”—to care for or love. This is an important ideal and

13 haiku verses from rancher and poet Reyes Garcia explore how he's coping with social isolation this Spring.