On a brilliantly clear February morning, I sit quietly on the saddle of a ridgeline looking through my spotting scope at a group of bighorn sheep bedded on the opposite slope.
Have you ever wondered about sand dunes and why they are called “living” dunes?
What and where are biological soil crusts? And how can we protect them?
The Desert Protective Council continues to be the longest-lived desert conservation organization in the U.S. for a combination of reasons.
Understanding the battle for Our Public Lands by Alfred Runte
A history of the beginnings of the Boyd Deep Canyon Desert Research Center that brings you up to date with the research concerns of today.
by James W. Cornett
There is one Southwest desert plant found on more street signs, businesses and schools than any other plant species — the ubiquitous ocotillo.
by Shaun Gonzales
A dazzling display of stars in the night sky is a resource visitors to the desert often expect and take for granted. Light pollution has invaded the night sky, much like urban sprawl engulfs our wildlands, although there are simple steps each of us can take to solve the problem of light pollution.