Never mind August, clear your schedule for July

The 2015 monsoon is under way good and early, as we previously discussed. Some parts of the White Mountains are approaching 2 inches of rain in the past two weeks, … Continue reading

National Monument status for the Kaibab Plateau – Blessing or curse?

Grand Canyon National Park - North entrance

In the news lately, the Obama administration is considering the possibility of creating a new Grand Canyon Watershed National Monument in Northern Arizona. This large preserve would be carved out of the Kaibab National Forest … Continue reading

Where and when do you look for mushrooms in Arizona?

summer monsoon rains in arizona

Arizona, like California, benefits from large variations in terrain elevation that allow one to explore very different biomes with only a short drive.  Those whose perception of the state has been shaped … Continue reading