Marc Coles-Ritchie

Utah Public Lands Manager

Marc Coles-Ritchie - Favorites

Plateau Favorites
  • Dark Canyon (in Bears Ears National Monument)
  • Coyote Gulch and other tributaries of Escalante River
  • Aspen forests with wildflower understory
  • High elevation springs and wet meadows
Interests & Hobbies
  • Hiking and backpacking with family and friends
  • Botany
  • Skiing in the mountains of Utah
  • Documentary films
  • Travel in Central and South America
Little-Known Facts
  • In Ecuador, I studied uses of rain forest plants
  • I like learning to count in different languages
  • My dad and I, at age 13, went on a baseball trip (in camper-van) to games at 19 major league stadiums

Marc's Blog


Having trouble with the name of that wildflower? Check out these resources!

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Aspen trees in a fenced portion of Pando, the world's largest aspen clone, are reaching for the sky. Learn about the effort.

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These precious watering holes are hotspots of cultural and biological diversity. Please urge the administration to protect them.

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