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February 12th, 2015
It starts with a rock, but of course it is not a real rock. It is real only in that it is a real imposter, a fake whose artistic purpose is to appear to be real.
February 11th, 2010
An introduction to The Way of Things

Featured Book

Author: Gale Monson and Lowell Summers

This is a book I wish I would have known about when I first began exploring the desert on my own. It covers every aspect of desert bighorn sheep survival and management that I can think of. It is ideal for the novice just beginning to understand...

Featured Video

We start with the most simple of concepts – an everyday walk through the desert. As we move, we are a disturbance in “the force”, as is every form of life. We have a certain range and level of awareness that interacts with and affects the range and awareness of all animals.

Articles

February 19th, 2015
When walking the desert in the summer time heat one finds there is a stillness on the land. The stark blue sky without any clouds is motionless, and all the animals or deep in their burrows or hiding in what little shade they can find.
January 13th, 2015
We have a beautiful example of this, in this petroglyph. It is an ancient story, told in an ancient way, by an ancient people. Yet this image, this story, transcends the time and culture that made it. It is a story that is still told around a few campfire today, perhaps not as often as it should be. It is the story of a good kill gone bad.
June 22nd, 2014
When you walk the desert quietly and alone long enough you quit observing it in a conscious manner, and you learn things in the silence of the desert.

Philosophy

February 27th, 2015
For many years environmental organizations have concentrated their efforts on maintaining and improving natural and artificial water sources for desert bighorn sheep.
November 11th, 2014
The thoughts and ideas here took me a long time to formulate and have been influenced by spending a lot of time watching desert bighorn sheep and talking to people who do the same. I also worked closely with The Society For The Conservation of Big Horn Sheep, and in particular their photo survey.
October 31st, 2014
In this video lecture we learn and experience how to understand one's presence in the environment and maximize your awareness. And we do this with some of the old Masters of presence and awareness the desert bighorn sheep.