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Native American Weather Proverbs
Native Americans have a innate bond with the land and the environment! Indigenous peoples of North American are said to have been in the southwest (New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado) for at least 10,000 years. Historians, Archeologists and Anthropologists can argue … Continue reading
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Water, Water, Everywhere…But Here!
Certain parts of the United States have had an extremely wet winter and spring. The upper mid-west had snowstorm after snowstorm, Pensacola, Florida had 19 inches of rain in one day! But forget about rain in California and the Southwest. … Continue reading
Lands End – Los Cabos in Photos
Cabo San Lucas and San Jose Del Cabo, collectively known as Los Cabos has grown from a sleepy fishing village to an International Tourist destination! One of the worlds “Lands End”, where the Pacific Ocean meets the Sea of Cortez, … Continue reading
Adaptation – Volume 6 – Water Conservation and Harvesting
Is Peak Water going to be a Limiting Factor to growth and production? Peak Water is getting a lot of discussion lately. In 2010, the New York Times used “Peak Water” as one of the Words of the Year! Morgan … Continue reading
What it takes to get a 100 Year Water Supply (One Towns Journey)!
Payson, Arizona is a town of 15,000 people that is located in the middle of nowhere. Payson Arizona was settled in the late 1800’s by Ranchers and Miners. These men and women recognized the wealth of natural resources located in … Continue reading
The Colorado River, Tapped out!
The Colorado River drains the vast basin and range area of the United States. Once this mighty river was free flowing into the Sea of Cortez. Now it is dammed at the Glen Canyon Dam to create Lake Powell, and … Continue reading
Green Hogan in Northern Arizona!
Recently I was working out of Page, Arizona when I noticed this headline in the Lake Powell (Page) Chronicle! Hogan’s Heroes – PHS Students “green” building up for award…. Hogan’s Heroes (get it?) was a nice introduction to this article. … Continue reading
What Tucson does to promote Rainwater Harvesting in the Desert!
Tucson has understood their water issues for years Tucson relied on groundwater for decades while it grew from a small Mission Town to the second largest city in Arizona. The groundwater table was so depleted they began having sinkholes open … Continue reading
Capturing Water from your Roof for Gardening!
This is also not a new idea! In the arid Southwest its tough to get a garden to grow! Or we pay large amounts to the water company so that we can keep our gardens wet and growing. Once it … Continue reading
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Capturing Rainwater for Drinking!
Its Nothing New… In many areas of the world people capture rainwater from their roofs to drink out of necessity. I just got back from a friends home in the US Virgin Islands. On the island they lived on, the … Continue reading
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