Ron Kay, the author of Ron Kay’s Guide to Zion National Park: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Zion National Park But Didn’t Know Who to Ask! (Countryman Press, 2008), works for Zion National Park as a park ranger providing programs to visitors on the geology, the flora and fauna, and the human history of the desert southwest. Ron also teaches for the Dixie State College Elderhostel program in addition to offering numerous classes for the general public through the Zion Canyon Field Institute and as a guest lecturer. Geologists, biologists, and naturalists from around the world seek Ron’s recognized expertise in these fields. The Discovery Channel has also featured Ron and his expertise as part of their desert southwest programs. Ron is also an accomplished photographer and has been photographing the animals, plants, and scenery of the desert for many years. Ron is currently working on several new books regarding the desert southwest and the Colorado Plateau.