delicate desert….

Images from the Maricopa Trail, from the Spear S Ranch trail-head to the Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area and back…. Β Here’s a link to an image of the map if you’re so inclined…and remember, you can click on any photo in the gallery to be taken to a slide-show that allows you to see the images in a larger format.

18 responses

  1. Beautiful collection of photos!

    January 12, 2015 at 8:01 am

    • Thank you, Constance. πŸ™‚

      January 12, 2015 at 8:09 am

  2. They look phenomenal, especially enlarged! So much beauty in the desert and I love how you’ve captured such wonderful little details.

    January 12, 2015 at 8:49 am

    • Thank you, Susan…it is quite beautiful out there…especially when we’re looking at it more closely.

      January 18, 2015 at 5:15 pm

  3. Beautiful images Scott!

    January 12, 2015 at 9:22 am

    • Thank you, Adrian. πŸ™‚

      January 18, 2015 at 5:16 pm

  4. Nice stuff you’re doing there, Scott. The best part is that you’re uncovering the beauty within the desert. πŸ™‚

    January 12, 2015 at 9:28 am

    • Thank you, Gunta…I’m intentionally looking for it when I’m out there…trying to connect with it like I’ve done before in other places. πŸ™‚

      January 18, 2015 at 5:19 pm

  5. Nice collection . . . but you need to name your lichen . . .

    January 12, 2015 at 11:19 am

    • Thank you, Emilio…and ok…there’s green plaque lichen…pale blue frilled lichen…and orange lichen……but more informally, in the same order, George, Sven, and Ignacio….. πŸ™‚

      January 18, 2015 at 5:22 pm

  6. I should explore this area more!


    January 12, 2015 at 1:42 pm

    • It’s out there waiting for you, Tamara. πŸ™‚

      January 18, 2015 at 5:23 pm

  7. Beautiful! I’d sure like to get a close look at those lichens!

    January 13, 2015 at 9:19 am

    • I think of you every time I see the lichen out there, Allen…thought you might like this photo. πŸ™‚

      January 18, 2015 at 5:24 pm

  8. Gorgeous photos!

    January 13, 2015 at 11:18 am

    • Thank you, Valerie. πŸ™‚

      January 18, 2015 at 5:24 pm

  9. Interesting, I’ve not been there but I should go now that you’ve mentioned it. There must be good birding up there.

    January 31, 2015 at 3:31 pm

    • I think you should, Candace…and yes, there are quite a few birds out there, too.

      January 31, 2015 at 3:33 pm

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