2018 Latino Conservation Week Events

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July 20, 2018

Past, Present, and Future of the Colorado River: Lifeline in the Desert

Event Description:

The Colorado River has made life possible in the arid Southwest, yet today it is a river that has been named one of the most endangered waterways in the U.S. This free program, presented by historian Tammy Snook, will explore the past, present, and uncertain future of the river. Snook will discuss the historic ecology of the river, the era of dam construction, overallocation of the river's water, and how climate change is affecting the watershed. Stop on by to learn more about this valuable resource that sustains our community.

Event Sponsor(s):
Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, Colorado River State Historic Park

Date & time:
July 20, 2018  -   October 20, 2017
6:00 p.m.  -  7:00 p.m.

Location:
Colorado River State Historic Park
201 N. 4th Ave.
Yuma, AZ, 85364

Open to the Public:
Yes

Cost:
FREE

Questions: For Questions about this event, please contact Tammy Snook with Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, Colorado River SHP at 928-317-0332 or tammy.snook@yumaaz.gov.


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