You may be wondering what the fuss is about – a trickle of water makes its way through a dry river bed. So what? But look closer. That little bit of water goes a long way when it comes to birds and the vegetation that draws them back to the delta.
Juan Butron Mendez, a 63-year-old farmer … said he vividly remembers the rapid current of the river when he was 4 years old in the Mexicali Valley, about 30 miles south of the border. ‘The water surged so strong there were large whirlpools swirling with oranges, grapefruits and trees,” Butron recalled.
U.S.-Mexico experiment aims to resurrect the Colorado River delta
Los Angeles Times
We think it can be that way again. Join us in supporting the pulse flow at the Morelos Dam, Thursday March 27.