The Wasatch Mountain range is about 160 miles long and runs through parts of Utah and Idaho. They lie on the western edge of the Rocky Mountains and the eastern edge of the Great Basin. This range is a water source and home to much flora and fauna. Here are a few photos from an early fall… Read More IN THE WASATCH MOUNTAINS
On a recent road trip, I was in southeastern Utah, a desert area with canyons, arches, and red rocks. Being late summer, sunflowers were blooming everywhere along the two lane roadside I was on. Here are two photos from that day. I especially like the one that caught the bees in flight.
Far in the distance, a dark spec is in the sky above the canyon. This spec takes shape as the figure comes closer. A massive black bird soars, getting larger and larger into view. The head is red and the underwings have white triangle patches. This huge, beautiful and ugly, yet graceful bird, flew over… Read More UPTURN OF AN ENDANGERED VULTURE
Joshua trees are of the plant species yucca brevifolia, which are native in the southwest United States, They thrive in open grasslands between 1300 to 5900 feet in elevation. Joshua trees grow in the Mojave desert in California, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona. Joshua Tree National Park is in California. These trees rely on the female… Read More THE JOSHUA TREE