Desert Dreams: Celebrating Five Seasons in the Sonoran Desert
via Wild Horizons
The Colorado River and Lake Mead are at the center of the fifteen-year long southwestern drought crisis. Are voluntary measures working, or does Arizona require mandatory water restrictions in addressing this crisis? With record water level lows at Lake Mead, temperatures and forest fires on the rise due to climate change, loss of annual rainfall and snowpack, continued agricultural irrigation, and population growth escalating, is there still time to prevent the loss of water in the southwestern United States?