Here are some links that in some way or another are related to Edward Abbey, his works
and the areas he loved and fought for. I bet there are many more interesting pages out
there on the Web, so please send me an email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
if you find something that would fit in this list!
Disclaimer: keeping a link list up-to-date is a lot of work... I suggest you
also use search engines like Alta Vista and
directories like Yahoo to find relevant sites. If you
find a broken link here or find a site that you think is really relevant and should be
included here, let me know: email@example.com.
- Edward Abbey: A
Voice in the Wilderness
- Canyon Productions produced this film about Edward Abbey, and has made available the full transcript
as well as some other interesting material.
- Mike Jewells
- The page contains information on Eds last public appearance,
info on books about Everett Ruess and Katie Lee as well as some poetry and songs Mike has
written (see Music below). He's even got a collection of monkey wrenches!
- James Cahalan
- James was the driving force behind the state historical marker
for Ed that has now been erected in the town of Home, in Pennsylvania. James has also
written the article My People and some other
articles about Ed.
- CyberSaunter: Henry David
- This site promises to be the home of a wealth of knowledge about the life and works of
Henry David Thoreau.
- Henry David Thoreau
- Another page with many links to Thoreau-related information.
- John Muir
- The John Muir Exhibit is a extensive collection of materials on the life and legacy of
- Environmental Philosophers
- Short introductions to a few environmental philosophers.
- Association for the Study of Literature and Environment.
- Yahoo : authors index
- A comprehensive index.
In the American Southwest, I began a lifelong love affair with a pile of rocks.
- Great Basin Kingdom
- This is the alternative user's guide to our weird, wild, thoroughly eccentric corner of
Tourist, traveler and immigrant alike: Look no further!
Secrets of the Kingdom are revealed here.
- Slot Canyon
- Lots of information about slot canyons in Utah and Arizona, and how to hike them. Many
- Links to different areas in the US and beyond.
- Discover Utah
- Tourist information about Utah.
- Utah Travel Guide
- More tourist information about Utah.
- Max Bertola's Southern
- Four years ago Max became southern Utah's first full-time travel writer. This is an
electronic version of his free publication.
- Utah Geography
- This is a digital atlas of Utah generated by the Department of Geography and Earth
Resources at Utah State University.
- GORP Locations
- GORP (Great Outdoor Recreation
Pages) has an index with location-related links. There is also a page for Attractions, ie
national parks, national forests etc.
- Grand Canyon NP
- About that well-known gorge in Arizona.
- The River
That Flows Uphill
- This is an entire book, a river diary by William H. Calvin of "a two-week
white-water trip through the bottom of the Grand Canyon, discussing everything from the Big Bang to the Big
Read a chapter of this interesting book to find out that it's hard to read a book on the
screen, then go out and buy the "analog" version on honest-to-good paper...
- Grand Canyon rafting
- This site includes an annotated rafting trip through the Grand Canyon, with nice photos.
- Grand Canyon
- Another annotated trip; here we get to hike with Joe Hudson and the Grand Canyon Junkies
in the Grand Canyon. This story will make you want to descend at once!
- Voyage to Another
- A travelogue for a trip Karen M Strom made in Arizona and New Mexico. Lots of images,
poems and details as well as good writing by Karen.
- Travels with Samantha
- On the trip Philip
Greenspun writes about in this excellent book he traveled through Utah. There he
visited Salt Lake City, Moab, the Slickrock bike trail and Arches National Park.
He writes about this leg of the trip in chapter XV,
but I recommend you to read the complete
- A travelogue from a trip done in 1992 by Mark and Evelyn Leeper. This document resides
on a Gopher server so there are no images and fun links, but nevertheless it is
Also check out the travelogues above, some of them come with photos as well.
- Canyon Light Photo
- Some nice desert pictures.
- Home Appliance
- Ed shot his TV right in the eye, but this guy has shot many more stupid appliances.
- Erosion, Light
- Large format photographs by Melody Thomas.
page also contain links to other great desert photography sites.
- National Gallery of Photography and Poetry publishes great photos together with poetry.
The poem Sandpainting
And Desert Flowers is dedicated to Edward Abbey.
- Slickrock Gallery
- Kipp Greene live in the heart of the Escalante Basin and have just started Slickrock
Gallery Fine Art Images of the Southwest and Desert Travel Guide. Excellent pictures, you
can even buy some of you want.
- Ansel Adams
- This is mostly an exhibition of Ansel Adams: Fiat Lux which gives a portrait of
the University of California in 1968, but there are also some pages about him and his
other works. Posters and note-cards are for sale.
of Southern Utah
- A few images by Brandon
- Camping in Southwest US
- Mike Jewell has
nice pictures from Southern Utah and Northern Arizona. Mike also has a page for Edward Abbey,
which includes information on Eds last public appearance.
- Jon Archers photos
- Very nice photos from Arizona and Utah taken by Jon Archer.
Note: you must use a browser that support JPEG inlined images, like Netscape, to view these pages.
- Dave Goldhamms photos
- Dave has a few but nice photos from Utah and Colorado, and he hopes to add more soon.
- Aerial Zona
- Scenic aerial photographs of Arizona.
- By Philip Greenspun.
Bookstores and publishers:
- Abbey's Web Bookstore
- Order your Abbey books online trough the most popular online bookstore, amazon.com!
- Dream Garden Press
- Dream Garden Press is a small publishing company located in Salt Lake City, Utah. It
publishes regional books about Utah, the Intermountain West, and the Southwest. Drem
Garden Press has published editions of The Monkey
Wrench Gang and The Brave Cowboy.
- Ken Sanders, Books
- Ken likes to buy and sell (and trade!) books that he like. Authors such as Edward Abbey,
Wallace Stegner, and B. Traven. Western Regional writers: poets, essayists, novelists,
natural history writers.
- River Gardens
- River Gardens have many rare (and expensive...) Abbey books, with photos of the book
- Taugher Books
- Taugher Books usually have some rare Abbey-books for sale.
- The BookWire Index aspires to be the most comprehensive guide to book-related resources
of the Internet. Go there and judge for yourself. Abbey's Web is listed on the Authors
- Earth First! Journal
- The Earth First! Journal is an independent periodical published eight times a year on
the pagan holidays. The Earth First! Journal regularly includes: information and updates
on Earth First!
campaigns; news and announcements about Earth First! and other radical environmental
groups; reviews and critiques of the environmental movement; book music and poetry reviews
of interest to radical, hard-assed ecologists.
- Arid Lands
- Published by The Office of Arid Lands Studies at The University of Arizona / Tucson,
this newsletter covers topics such as Conserving Drylands Biodiversity, Desert Architecture
and The Deserts
- High Country News
- High Country News is a bi-weekly newspaper that reports on the West's natural resources,
public lands, and changing communities. Covering 10 western states, from the Great Plains
to the Northwest, and from the Northern Rockies to desert Southwest, High Country News is
a respected source for environmental news, analysis and commentary on water, logging,
wildlife, grazing, wilderness, growth and other issues changing the face of the West.
- Desert Net
- DesertNet is the Tucson
Weekly's web site. Ed often wrote for the paper and was also a regular contributor to
their Letters to the Editor page. Fans of Ed may enjoy checking out goings on in the city
he loved to hate.
- The Haydukes
- The Haydukes are a "folk fusion" band, named after George Hayduke.
- The Ballad
of Ned Ludd
- "A listener-directed techno-folk opera".
The Luddites was a 19th century monkey-wrench gang, wrecking loom mills unless the owners
improved working conditions and compensation.
- On The Day Edward
- Mike Jewell wrote
this song the day Edward Abbey died, March 14, 1989. Mike promises us more songs soon, so
check out his page
for Edward Abbey.
of Direct Action
- This 'encyclopedia' covers progressive direct action groups, their campaigns and some of
the many tactics that have been (or could be) used by these groups.
- Cascadia Rising
- Information and pictures from the blockade at Warner Creek and other forest campaigns
throughout Oregon and Cascadia. Publicizes the efforts of the Cascadia Forest Defenders.
- Big list of
- This list, published by EnviroLink
lists all environmental organizations that have a presence on the Internet.
- Earth First!
- Earth First! is different from other environmental groups. They believe in using all the
tools in the tool box, ranging from grassroots organizing and litigation to civil
disobedience and monkey-wrenching. The Earth
First Journal has it's own homepage.
- Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance
- SUWA is the voice of one of America's most threatened landscapes - the wild and
unspoiled Colorado Plateau. Ten thousand concerned citizens from across the nation have
joined SUWA's hard-hitting, grassroots commitment to save the magnificent canyon country
of Southern Utah.
- Utah Wilderness Web
- This is an attempt to bring together laws, opinions, images and ideas that have
influenced the current Utah Wilderness debate. The Utah Wilderness Web Site is a product
of grassroots action and is not sponsored by any organization.
- The Wilderness
- "The nation's only conservation organization devoted primarily to public lands
protection and management issues."
- The EnviroLink Network is the largest on-line environmental information service on the
planet, reaching well over 550,000 people in 98 countries. Here you will find lots of
resources for environmental activism such
Arid Lands Consortium
- The IALC is an independent, nonprofit research organization supporting ecological
sustainability in arid and semiarid lands worldwide.
- The Sierra Club
- The Sierra Club is a non-profit member-supported, public interest organization that
promotes conservation of the natural environment by influencing public policy
decisions--legislative, administrative, legal, and electoral.
- Rainforest Action Network
- It's not just Utah that needs help, the whole world does. Think globally, act locally.
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