William deBuys

About

William deBuys is a writer, teacher, and conservationist based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. From 2001 through 2004 he served as chairman of the Valles Caldera Trust, which administers the 89,000-acre Valles Caldera National Preserve. He currently teaches in the Documentary Studies Program at the College of Santa Fe. William deBuys is the author of four books: Enchantment and Exploitation (1985); River of Traps (1990), which was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize; Salt Dreams: Land and Water in Low-Down California (1999), which received a Western States Book Award for Nonfiction; and Seeing Things Whole: The Essential John Wesley Powell (2001).

Entries in Home Ground

finger lake
armor
cataract
cut-off
desert varnish
ecotone
headwall
landslide
meander
meander scar
oxblow lake
point
pool and riffle
rapid
riffle
ripple
slip-off slope
tapestry wall
toe slope
wilderness