The Preserve: To See, Not Overcome

A recent Doug MacEachern op-ed in the AZ Republic explores the differences in how folks explore the Phoenix Mountain Preserve trails. While my impression is that visitors to Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve tend more toward the original intent of land preservation, MacEachern’s words provide opportunity for reflection: That’s how the system is designed. To see stuff […]

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Sonoran Desert Fauna

I just stumbled across an old post by Sue Norwood at RunTrails.net that is an excellent primer on the fauna of the Sonoran Desert. Since more of us are out enjoying the desert in the cooler weather, I thought this would be a good thing to share. Happy Hiking! (Or trail running, if that’s your […]

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