John Denver: Let This Be a Voice
Additional Web and Print Resources

Web Sites

John Denver: The Rocky Mountain High Fan Club
http://www.rockymtnhigh.org/
Extensive links to the singer’s music, words, and environmental activities.

Windstar Foundation
http://www.wstar.org/
A group founded by Denver to “inspire individuals to make responsible choices and take direct personal actions to achieve a peaceful and environmentally sustainable future.”

John Denver Memorial Scholarship in Tropical Ecology
http://www.umsl.edu/~biology/icte/scholarships/denver.html
Awarded to young ecologists by the International Center for Tropical Ecology at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

KBR’s World of Wild Horses and Burros
http://www.kbrhorse.net/whb/blmhrs01.html
Over 200 pages dedicated to wild horses, wild horse adoptions, wild horse care and training, and wild horse management.

Everything Alaska
http://www.everythingalaska.com/eta.al.html
A guide to the 49th state.

Raptor Rapture
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/getaways/032097/preybar.html
A story about Morley Nelson’s role in establishing the Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area, by Joel Connelly of the Seattle POST-INTELLIGENCER.

The Peregrine Fund and the World Center for Birds of Prey
http://www.peregrinefund.org/
Learn about hawks, eagles, falcons, and more.

Jacques Cousteau Remembered
http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9706/25/cousteau.obit/index.html
A report on the famous French oceanographer, and friend of John Denver’s, from CNN.

A Trip Down the Colorado River Through the Grand Canyon
http://www.riverslime.com/thecanyon/index.php
A first-hand report from travelers Bessy Le and Chris Whiting of their trip.

Grand Canyon River Running
http://www.azstarnet.com/grandcanyonriver/
Traveler Leonard Thurman on getting wet on the Colorado.

John Wesley Powell
http://www.powellmuseum.org/MajorPowell.html
Information on the great explorer from the John Wesley Powell Memorial Museum in Page, AZ.

Yellowstone Wolf Report
http://www.yellowstone-natl-park.com/wolf.htm
A rundown of what is happening with the wolves in Yellowstone.

Alaska Public Lands Information
http://www.nps.gov/aplic/center/index.html
Alaska’s splendor, from the National Park Service.

Alaska Studies: Teacher’s Toolbox
http://www.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/akhistory/aktools.htm
Extensive links and information.

Lake Clark National Park and Preserve
http://www.nps.gov/lacl/
Covering four million acres, the spectacular scenery stretches from the shores of Alaska’s Cook Inlet to the tundra-covered hills of the western interior.

 

Books

Denver, John. TAKE ME HOME: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY. Aspen, CO: Harmony Books, 1994.

Dewitt, Lynda. EAGLES, HAWKS, AND OTHER BIRDS OF PREY. New York: Franklin Watts, 1989.

Edberg, Stephen. OBSERVING COMETS, ASTEROIDS, METEORS, AND THE ZODIACAL LIGHT (Practical Astronomy Handbooks 5). Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Johnsgard, Paul A. HAWKS, EAGLES, AND FALCONS OF NORTH AMERICA. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990.

Kirkpatrick, Jay. INTO THE WIND: WILD HORSES OF NORTH AMERICA. New York: Northword, 1994.

Lavender, David. RIVER RUNNERS OF THE GRAND CANYON. Flagstaff, AZ: Grand Canyon Natural History Association, 1996.

McPhee, John. COMING INTO THE COUNTRY. New York: Noonday, 1991.

Michener, James. ALASKA. New York: Crest, 1994.

Powell, John Wesley. THE EXPLORATION OF THE COLORADO RIVER AND ITS CANYONS (Penguin Nature Classics). New York: Penguin, 1997.

Zwinger, Ann. DOWNCANYON: A NATURALIST EXPLORES THE COLORADO RIVER THROUGH GRAND CANYON. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 1995.

Online content for John Denver: Let This Be A Voice originally posted December 1998.

  • Tamira

    (Sings softly) Perhaps love is like a resting place a shelter from the storm it is there to give you comfort it is there to keep you warm. Thank-you John Denver, you have been looking out for me and my boyfriend up in heaven! We miss you!!!

  • Doug Spaeth

    Let this be a voice for the children
    Let this be a voice for the ocean
    Let this be a voice for the forest
    Let this be a voice for the rivers
    Let this be a voice for John Denver’s vision
    We miss you, John, and a grateful for your vision.
    Blessings to all living things today and tomorrow.
    Doug Spaeth

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