Spring runoff on Big Pine Creek
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From Sierra Nevada
Convict Creek flowing through aspen groves at high water, June 2016.
Sunrise on Tucki Mountain above the Salt Creek badlands, Death Valley, California, December 2015.
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From Death Valley and Environs
Morning above Salt Creek, Death Valley, California, December 2015.
A Salt Creek pupfish, camouflaged amid ripples and sunlight.
Salt Creek under winter rain clouds, Death Valley, California, January 2016.
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Tucki Mountain reflected in Salt Creek, Death Valley, California, December 2015.
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The Salt Creek pupfish, iridescent blue in mating season, in the shallow water of its small desert habitat.
Salt Creek pupfish, an amazing ecological survivor that continues to thrive in the high temperatures and salinity of one of Death Valley's rare permanent water sources.
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Waterfalls in sculpted granite, Toiyabe Range, Nevada May 2015.
From Basin and Range
Sunrise strikes Buffalo Peak in Colorado's Weminuche Wilderness, June 2012.
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From Southern Rockies
Sunrise on the Rio Gallina canyon, Chama River Canyon Wilderness, New Mexico, August 2012.
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From Southwestern Outback
East Fork of Ute Creek and Rio Grande Pyramid under stars, Weminuche Wilderness, Colorado, June 2012.
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Climbing in Matkatamiba Canyon, Grand Canyon, Arizona, July 2008.
From Colorado River, Grand Canyon and Environs
Turkey Creek near the hot springs, Gila Wilderness, New Mexico, October 2008.
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Unnamed peak above Klondike Creek, Kalmiopsis Wilderness, Oregon, April, 2011.
From Illinois River - Oregon
A young snake enjoys the fall aspens in Big Tesuque Creek, Sangre de Cristo Range, New Mexico, September 2011.
Klondike Creek meets the Illinois River in Oregon's Kalmiopsis Wilderness, April 2011.
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Enjoying the river view at Klondike Creek in Oregon's Kalmiopsis Wilderness, April 2011.
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Sheep Creek enters the Salmon River, Gospel-Hump Wilderness, Idaho, July 2010.
From Idaho Wilderness
Fall cottonwoods on the South Fork of the Conejos, South San Juan Wilderness, Colorado, September 2010.
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First reds of autumn in Colorado's South San Juan Wilderness, September 2010.
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Pool in Indian Creek Canyon, Apache Kid Wilderness, New Mexico, March 2010.
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Maples, Stones and Water, Gila Wilderness, New Mexico, October 2008.
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A stormy evening in the Middle Fork Conejos valley.
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Nearby fires colour the morning over Camas Creek's confluence with the Middle Fork of the Salmon, Frank Church Wilderness, Idaho, July 2007.
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