Do you know the difference between a venomous rattlesnake and a non venomous gopher snake? The desert is full of look alike snakes and it is important to know the differences. Continue reading Eek! A Snake! – Which One?
Things Unseen is a special series of posts to get you and the people where you live thinking about the … Continue reading Things Unseen – The Hidden World of Rattlesnakes
Scottsdale, AZ – I have been trekking in the Sonoran Desert for over five months. Winter here is sublime. It … Continue reading Goodbye Walk
Scottsdale, AZ – This morning was cool and windy. I took off before sunrise to see if I could spot … Continue reading Jack Rabbit Ears
Scottsdale, AZ I love new, interesting words, don’t you? When reading about snakes found in Arizona, the word “crepuscular” appeared … Continue reading Crepuscular Animals
Scottsdale, AZ – Weather has a huge impact on the life and times of desert plants. Here in the arid … Continue reading Desert Flowers: A Bumper Crop Year
Scottsdale, AZ – The Sonoran Desert enjoys a picturesque snowfall every so often, but it is usually a light dusting … Continue reading Rare Day in the Desert