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Respecting our Desert Elders— Ancestors of the Leafy Type By Robin Kobaly

08/01/2012 ● By Denise Brown

This one experience influenced the next chapter of my life. That very day, I decided to develop a new program called “Saving The Ancients” under our environmental education non-profit, The SummerTree Institute. I ended up chasing bulldozers to salvage the trunks of as many desert plants as possible, had them sliced, sanded, and polished so ecology students could help us count the annual growth rings of as many sizes and species of native plants as we could find.

The Sun Runner's 6th Annual Desert Writers Issue

08/01/2012 ● By Steve

The Sun Runner Magazine's 6th Annual Desert Writers Issue features author Robin Maxwell and her latest book, JANE: The Woman Who Loved Tarzan, as well as fiction, essays, and poetry by desert writers, and reviews by Literary Editor Delphine Lucas of desert-related books.