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7:30 pm

Elizabeth Eklund – “Living with the canals: Water, Ecology, and Cultural Memory in the Sierra Madre Foothills”

April 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
DuVal Auditorium, Banner-University Medical Center 1501 N Campbell Ave
Tucson, AZ United States
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The storms dump monsoon rains on the Sierra Madres, water percolates down into the aquifer, draining along the rivers of Northwestern Mexico. One of the rivers, Río Sonora, has been used to irrigate cropland for millennia. Precise historical details remain unclear, but around the time of the Entrada (circa 1530’s), Cabeza de Vaca reported an […]

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