Published Works:

From the Hill: Lowell Observatory, Third edition, 2017

Pictures for a Park.  Great Smoky Mountains Association, 2016

Country Stores of the Smokies.  Great Smoky Mountains Association, 2015

Smoky Mountain Elk: Return of the Native.  Great Smoky Mountains Association, 2013

Storied Stitches: Quilts and Coverlets of the Smokies. Great Smoky Mountains Association, 2011

Frequently Asked Questions About Bats. Frequently Asked Questions About Butterflies. Frequently Asked Questions About Hummingbirds. Frequently Asked Questions About Western Sand Dunes. Western National Parks Association, 2006-2011

Cades Cove: Dream of the Smoky Mountains. Great Smoky Mountains Association, 2007

A Guide to American Indian Beadwork of the Southwest. Western National Parks Association, 2007

Lady Bird Johnson: A Biography. Western National Parks Association, 2006

Shenandoah National Park and Blue Ridge Parkway. Park Partners, 2006

Mesa Verde National Park: The First 100 Years. Mesa Verde Museum Association and Fulcrum Publishing, 2006

S I S T E R: The Walker Sisters of Little Greenbrier. Great Smoky Mountains Association, 2006

The Guide to National Parks of the Southwest. Western National Parks Association, 2005

A New Plateau: Sustaining the Lands and Peoples of Canyon Country. (Editor with Peter Friederici) Renewing the Countryside, 2004

The Mountains Know Arizona: Stories from the Land and Images of Its People, Photographs by Michael Collier, Arizona Highways Books, 2003. Winner of National Outdoor Book Award.

Dwellers of the Rainbow: The Fremont Culture in Capitol Reef Country. Capitol Reef Natural History Association, 1988, Second edition 2005

Travel Arizona. Coauthor, Arizona Highways Books,1999, 2004

Exploring the Smokies, Great Smoky Mountains Natural History Association, 2002

Sonoran and Mojave Desert handbooks. Western National Parks Association, 2000

Great Smoky Mountains: The Range of Life. Great Smoky Mountains Natural History Association, 2000

Homestead National Monument of America. General interpretive publication, Eastern Parks Association, 2000

The Lewis & Clark Expedition, Pioneer Women, Trains & Railroads, Plains Indians. Jefferson National Parks Association Westward Expansion Series, 1999-2003

Food & Recipes of the Smokies, Great Smoky Mountains Natural History Association, 1997

An Introduction to Grand Canyon Ecology. Grand Canyon Association, 1996

Capitol Reef: Canyon Country Eden. Capitol Reef Natural History Association, 1996

Wild Cactus. Photographs by George H.H. Huey, Artisan, 1996

Coronado National Memorial, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Sunset Crater, Tuzigoot, Casa Grande Ruins, Golden Spike, Black Canyon of the Gunnison and Curecanti. General interpretive publications, Southwest Parks & Monuments Association, 1988-1998

The Peaks: Flagstaff, Williams, and the High Country of Northern Arizona. Arizona Highways books, 1995

In Home God’s Fields: Navajo of Canyon de Chelly. Southwest Parks & Monuments Association, 1995

White Sands National Monument. Coauthor with Michael Collier, Southwest Parks & Monuments Association, 1994

The Four Corners Anasazi: A Guide to Archeological Sites. San Juan National Forest Association, 1994

Great Smoky Mountains National Park: A Natural History Guide. Houghton Mifflin, 1993

Anasazi, Hohokam, Mogollon, Sinagua, and Salado (prehistory series). Southwest Parks & Monuments Association, 1993

The Painted Desert:  Land of Light and Shadow. Petrified Forest Museum Association, 1990

 Eastern Wildflowers. Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 1989

Trails to Explore in Great Basin National Park. Great Basin Natural History Association, 1989

Dawn of the Dinosaurs. Petrified Forest Museum Association, coauthor with Robert Long, 1989

Wildflowers of the American West. Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 1987

A Guide to the Rimrock Drive. Colorado National Monument Association, 1987

Heart’s Home: Lyndon B. Johnson’s Hill Country. Southwest Parks & Monuments Association, 1986

Going to the Sun Highway. Woodlands Press, 1984

Bajada Loop Drive, Saguaro National Monument. Southwest Parks & Monuments Association, 1984

A Guide to the South Kaibab Trail. Grand Canyon Natural History Association, 1982


Scripts for KNAU Public Radio’s Earth Notes, “America’s Best Idea,” and Land Lines series; contributions to Smokies Life, Sojourns, and Arizona Highways magazines; INSIGHT guides and Reader’s Digest EXPLORE AMERICA series; newspaper and newsletter articles; text for wayside exhibits and brochures, and Web text.



Plateau magazine, Museum of Northern Arizona; Trade and scholarly book manuscripts and reviews for national park cooperating associations and university presses; Grand Canyon Trust; US Geological Survey; Arizona Game and Fish Department; Northland Publishing and Northland Graphics; Arboretum at Flagstaff



Publication of the Year Award, Public Lands Alliance, 2016 for Pictures for a Park

Regional Book Award, Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association, 2007, for Mesa Verde National Park: The First 100 Years

National Outdoor Book Award, 2004, for The Mountains Know Arizona   

Arizona Highways Awards, 2002

Copper Quill Award, Flagstaff-Coconino County Library, 1997

Special Achievement Award, Southwest Parks & Monuments Association, 1994

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