Desert Plants Below 5000ft

Desert Plants Below 5000ft | Southwestern US Deserts

View plant life finding a way to survive with scarce water, hostile soil conditions and radical temperature fluctuations in the low desert from below sea level to 5000ft. Some of these plants seemingly grow out of solid rock! Click image or title above for more…

Wild Horses | Southwestern US Desert

Wild Horses | Life in Arid Lands | Deserts of the Southwest

You are most certain to see wild horses in Lee Canyon; bighorn sheep in Valley of Fire State Park; and wild burros near the Wildrose Charcoal Kilns of Death Valley. They are most active and visible in the early morning or near sunset. Click image or title above for more…

Wild Burros in the Desert

I’ve stopped to film wild desert burros in such diverse places as Lucky Strike Road in the Mt. Charleston Wilderness of Nevada and near Wildrose Charcoal Kilns in the Panamint Range of Death Valley. The burros were originally used by miners in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, then turned loose. They’re hardy. They survived and multiplied. Click image or title above for more…

Water in the Desert | Southwest US

Transport yourself to a calm desert pool. Loose yourself in the sound of flowing and falling water. This page is filled with videos that each last about 4 minutes with only the sight and the sound of water in the desert. Turn on multiple videos in the “Individual Water Videos” section and listen to a unique orchestra of water sounds of your own creation. Turn on all the videos at once and create a flash flood effect. Take at least the full 4 minutes to listen, watch and experience stress and worry being washed away with the natural sound of water! Click image or title above for more…