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Category Archives: Wilderness and the Environment
We came across these pecked steps on the way back down from “The Procession Panel” near the crest of Comb Ridge, San Juan County, Utah.
This row of granaries is located in the Salt Creek Canyon, in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park. This canyon contains a year-round stream, fragile archaeological resources, delicate vegetation and wildlife. Currently, a recent decision by a Federal District … Continue reading
This handsome fellow is tucked away in an alcove, in a small tributary to Grand Gulch, San Juan County, Utah.
Handprint Hand-print located in “Ballroom Cave”, Butler Wash, San Juan County, Utah.
One of the ancient structures located in the Salt Creek Archaeological District, in Canyonlands National Park.
The nearest water for several miles, this pothole is situated on the edge of Cedar Mesa, overlooking the Valley of the Gods. It is home to assorted shrimp, frogs and various water insects, and provides drinking water for numerous wildlife … Continue reading
Located within the Road Canyon WSA, “The Citadel” is situated out at the end of a narrow finger of land on Cedar Mesa, San Juan County, Utah.
Ruins located near the mouth of Rope Canyon in lower Grand Gulch Primitive Area, Cedar Mesa, Utah.
Located in Upper Salt Creek in Canyonlands National Park, “Big Ruin” is the largest ancient pueblo ruin found within the park.
BREAKING NEWS: Federal judge issues landmark decision in our favor « Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance
May 27, 2011 BREAKING NEWS: Federal judge issues landmark decision in our favor Great kick-off to Memorial Day Weekend! Federal Judge Bruce S. Jenkins issues landmark decision in our favor! Salt Creek Canyon in Canyonlands National Park is NOT a … Continue reading
A relatively short, but very strenuous, downhill climb on the historic Grandview Trail brings you to Horseshoe Mesa. Here you can rest for the night, grabbing one of the campsites near the mesa edge, and enjoy the evening light while … Continue reading
A very cooperative leopard lizard along the trail to Fishmouth Cave on Comb Ridge, located in San Juan County, Utah.
Pew: 71% of Americans say “This country should do whatever it takes to protect the environment.” « Climate Progress
Pew: 71% of Americans say “This country should do whatever it takes to protect the environment.” Public support for alternative energy transcends political barriers May 9, 2011 A new Pew Poll “Beyond Red vs. Blue: The Political Typology” finds strong … Continue reading