Karen Streicher

Karen spent a lifetime on the shores of Lake Michigan before leaving for the arid southwest. She currently resides in the Phoenix area but as an avid traveler and nature enthusiast her photography adventures still follow the lead of her own two feet.


At the confluence of the Rillito, Pantano and Tanque Verde Creeks water once flowed perennially. The river channels were lined by a continuous oasis of trees containing great strands of mesquite, sometimes reaching 60 feet in height and trunks a foot and a half in diameter, intermingled with cottonwoods, elderberry, hackberry, walnut and ash. The […]