Preface Aztec Butte--Introduction
Healthy Herds--Desert Bighorn Sheep Grassland Partners--Ord’s Kangaroo Rat and Indian
Ricegrass Salt and Fins--The Arches of Devil's Garden A Thinking Bird--The Common Raven Dark pinnacles and Pink
Mythical Quicksand--Courthouse Wash and Quicksand Temporary Worlds--Potholes and Shrimp An Upheaval in Scientific
Thought--Upheaval Dome Cliff Dwellers--Violet-green Swallows and
White-throated Swifts Water, Plants and Cowboys--The Plants of Cave Spring Sagebrush Landscape--Big Sagebrush Cold War Legacy--Atlas Mill
Tailings Dried Up Springs--Neck Spring and Drought A Grand View--Weathering and Landscapes Bibliography
About the Author
Arches and Canyonlands National Parks
Hidden Nature; Discover the Plants, Animals and Natural History of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks
Stories of nature and natural history for a park visit
Desert bighorn ram
sketches of plants, animals
and geological processes.
descriptions of popular hikes
and favorite park locations.
well-written stories using
carefully researched scientific backgrounds.
descriptions of relationships
between plants, animals and this unique landscape.