Daily Archives: July 5, 2015

Las Vegas

Just a little out of sequence here, since we are back in Washington. I took the Las Vegas Monorail to the end of the line, which is the MGM Grand, and walked back along the strip. Since I started at … Continue reading

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Transition zone at Zion 1

I just love to look at relationships in living ecosystems. Zion is a great place to study them, because the canyons provide micro climates and the whole thing sits on the ecological transition zone between the Mojave Desert and Colorado … Continue reading

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Fire in the forests

You cannot exclude fire from the forests, but you can manage it. We tried for decades to put out fires. It seemed a good idea at the time, but it changed the ecology of the forest, making it susceptible to … Continue reading

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