The spirit of Colorado’s land is mirrored in all who prize its wildness and seek its preservation. Its sublime mountains, sun-dazzled plains, rugged canyons, wildflower-splashed meadows, and crystalline waters have long inspired people from diverse walks of life to strive to preserve it--in words, on canvas, in song. And, in its most imperative sense, many have also sought literally to preserve it. Colorado’s natural heritage is a legacy to be cherished and protected for generations to come. It will take the mind, spirit, and will of the Colorado people to succeed, but there is a driving, urgent imperative among its committed to save these special places that will be lost forever if the challenge goes unheeded. "Colorado Wild: Preserving the Spirit and Beauty of Our Land," a collaboration between naturalist writer Judith Sellers, well-known for her conservation efforts, and photographer Willard Clay, is a striking artistic photographic tour of Colorado’s wilderness with large-format photography and text highlighting past, recent, and current conservation efforts. Filled with the natural treasures of the state, "Colorado Wild" is a call to the challenge of preserving our land.