Past and Present


The transition zone between the Oak Savannah and Desert-Steppe country is a favorite.

Vistas open as far as the eye can see.

Redtail hawks riding the thermals.

Elk working hard for a meal.

Soon the southern-facing ridges will be covered in green.

Life is beginning again.

Elk

Elk

A fresh skiff of snow

A fresh skiff of snow

A rare sight today, but a relatively common sight in the mid-20th century (meant to scare off other coyotes)

A rare sight today, but a relatively common sight in the mid-20th century (meant to scare off other coyotes)

Deer trail to water

Deer trail to water

Fresh snow and dark basalt rock

Fresh snow and dark basalt rock

Old corrall

Old corral

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