"Introduction: Water on the Plateau", by Craig Childs First water. Ephemeral water. Water that moves. Fierce water. Childs paints a picture of the wonder and wisdom found in water on the Colorado Plateau.
"A Thirsting Land: Water and the Colorado Plateau", by Christa Sadler More than any other element, water shapes the landscape and determines the character of the Four Corners' region and its settlements.
"Watering the People: A Recent History of Water Use on the Colorado Plateau" by Pamela Hyde. A better understanding of the history and use of water on the Plateau can lead not only to appreciation for its regional scarcity, but also to hope for its greater conservation.
"Life Lines: Water and Biodiversity on the Colorado Plateau", by Larry Stevens, Ph.D. Distinct habitat zones that form in wetter areas of the Plateau region are remarkable laboratories for studying biodiversity. In this article, Stevens focuses on Montezuma Well-a fascinating aquatic habitat that contains the greatest number of unique species known to any US spring.
Poetry by Laura Tohe, Shonto Begay and Jim Enote