Wednesday, January 16, 2013

The Long View

The Salt River Valley is full of contrasting images. We are supposedly sitting in the middle of the Arizona Sonora Desert and yet the Valley has hundreds of water features. Some people decry their existence as wasteful and extravagant, but they fail to realize that that the original condition of the Valley had a huge "water feature" in the Salt River and some of the Riparian areas are merely a reflection of that reality.

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