The Anza-Borrego and Western Colorado Desert Region is a vast, intriguing landscape that harbors a rich variety of desert plants and animals. Prepare for adventure with this comprehensive guidebooks, providing everything from trail logs and natural history to a Desert Directory of agencies, accommodations, and facilities. It is the perfect companion for hikers, campers, off-roaders, mountain bikers, equestrians, history buffs, and casual visitors.
Anza-Borrego Desert Region, 6th Edition
Your Complete Guide to the State Park and Adjacent Areas of the Western Colorado Desert
About the Authors
Diana Lindsay is the author, co-author, or editor/researcher of over 10 books, many of which have won multiple awards. Among her books are: OUR HISTORIC DESERT: THE STORY OF ANZA-BORREGO DESERT STATE PARK; ANZA-BORREGO DESERT REGION GUIDE; ANZA-BORREGO A TO Z: PEOPLE, PLACES, AND THINGS; MARSHAL SOUTH AND THE GHOST MOUNTAIN CHRONICLES: AN EXPERIMENT IN PRIMITIVE LIVING; RICARDO BRECEDA: ACCIDENTAL ARTIST; MARSHAL SOUTH RIDES AGAIN: HIS ANZA-BORREGO NOVELS; and COAST TO CACTUS: THE CANYONEER GUIDE TO SAN DIEGO OUTDOORS. An award-winning photographer, her images have appeared in print in several monthly publications and books. Her investigative reporting skills were developed while working at the Texas tri-state newspaper, the Amarillo GLOBE-NEWS, where she also wrote a popular hot-line column for many years. In 2001, she was named an "honorary ranger" in recognition for her three decades of volunteer work on behalf of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, and in 2013, she was presented the Medallion Award, the state's highest honor for "superior achievement" in volunteer service. She is a past-president of the Anza-Borrego Foundation and a former trustee of the San Diego Natural History Museum. She currently serves as a Canyoneer for the Museum, leading free public hikes in San Diego County. Two of her books, Marshal South and the Ghost Mountain Chronicles and Ricardo Breceda: Accidental Artist, were named "best book of the year" by the Outdoor Writers Association of California in 2006 and 2013, respectively. She was subsequently named "best writer of the year" for OWAC in 2013.
Lowell Lindsay is CEO of Sunbelt Publications, a major regional source of books on the natural history and cultural heritage of the Californias. He majored in geology from UCLA, holds an MA from West Texas A&M, is past president of the San Diego Association of Geologists, and is treasurer of the National Association of Earth Science Editors. His books include The Anza-Borrego Desert Region, Geothermal Resources of the Imperial Valley, and Geology of Anza-Borrego.
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