BARC supports foster care. That is all we do, now that "kennel" locations have been eliminated in the Town of Bluff. But foster support is huge and sorely needed. This month, we supported 9 different fosters, providing dry dog food &/or canned dog food for nursing moms. Through these efforts, we have helped rescue 18 … Continue reading Paw Prints: May 2022
The Colorado River Compact turns 100 this year, but any celebration is damped down by the drying-up of the big reservoirs it enabled. The Bureau of Reclamation’s “first-ever” shortage declaration on the river acknowledges officially what we’ve known for years: the Compact and all the measures augmenting it, collectively known as The Law of the River, have not prevented the river’s over-development.
Stewart Aitchison Photo: Stewart Aitchison “The monuments are barrels or Navajo water baskets, and the springs found at their bases is proof. Rain God Mesa and Thunderbird Mesa are the homes of thunder and lightning. The entire Monument Valley is a symbolic hogan. Its fireplace is the butte near Goulding’s Trading Post and its door … Continue reading Rock Tales
Peter Winn dives into the night sky.
Photo by Robin Patten. Robin Patten I never thought much about lizard intelligence until the year I camped for several nights in a secluded spot in the Grand Canyon. A small lizard lived near my cooking area. She would appear at both breakfast and dinner, splaying across her rock the way lizards do, as if … Continue reading Desert Notes: Lizard Intelligence
Paul Martini A cup of coffee in a shaky handWaking up in a foreign landTrying to act like I've got something plannedThat's my window on the world -John Hiatt
Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance (SCCA) and Trail of the Ancients Byway Association (TOTA) are pleased to announce this year’s RIDE OF THE ANCIENTS BICYCLE GRAVEL GRINDER on July 9, 2022. This event is the signature fundraiser for both organizations that support responsible recreation on public lands. SCCA, as Friends of Canyons of the Ancients National … Continue reading Event: Ride of the Ancients Bicycle Gravel Grinder
Moon and planetary conjunction 4/25, L-to-R: Jupiter, Venus, Mars, Saturn. Paul Martini
The latest from the Bluff Animal Rescue Committee.
Robert Rubberrooster on the moon.