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This 'forest' seems lacking of trees

TONTO NATIONAL FOREST, Ariz. — Can you call anything a forest, even when it lacks trees?

I think you can. My wife and I drove through a place today that is called “Tonto National Forest,” but to be candid, what we saw for much of our lengthy drive looked nothing like a forest as I understand the term. 216 more words

The Magic of Water - Salt River and Travertine Formations

We have mentioned the Tonto National Forest in earlier posts. Encompassing almost 3 million acres including 8 wilderness areas it is just magnificent and covers everything from low desert to pine covered peaks where just the other day snow was falling. 514 more words


Wordless Wednesday: Our Hike Through the Wind Cave Trail

Yesterday, Wynston and I went hiking at Usery Mountain Regional Park with my friend Katie and her dogs Chipper and Quinci.  It was a brisk morning, especially as we got higher up in the mountain and the wind picked up – hence the name Wind Cave Trail I suppose!   106 more words

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Tribe's protest of mine plan near Superior is in 3rd week

ARIZONA – For more than two weeks, protesters have made camp at Oak Flat, the site of a planned copper mine that will result in a massive crater on the sacred site’s surface. 178 more words