In this book the reader will find that every trip into the wilderness can be made into a lesson on tracking and reading sign; and once somebody has learned to do some tracking, it opens up a whole new world to them.
To further understand the wind and its effect on the environment, I present you with a model made of black basaltic rock and light colored sand. This simplified model allows you to easily see the classic reactions between wind and terrain.
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.
January 23rd, 2014
This is one of the most famous petroglyphs in North America and rightfully so. It is unique in many ways. To start with, it’s an action shot with two characters inter-acting with each other. This alone puts it in a rare and unique category of petroglyphs, and makes it worth trying to understand all that we can read from it.
November 25th, 2013
In a time before our modern roads there were ancient roads that crisscrossed the desert, sometimes for hundreds of miles, others just to go from one valley to the next.
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
April 22nd, 2014
For many years I have worked in power plants that generated electricity for "the grid". "The grid" refers to the electrical distribution system that supplies electrical power to our homes and factories, sometimes from power plants more than 1000 miles away.