Off The Map: When The Rivers Run Dry


The glorious Santa Ynez River was gone. Its wide riverbed, formerly a no-manís land of marshes and swiftly-flowing tributaries had been reduced to a few struggling pools within a maze of willow thickets and gravel. Two years of drought had taken its toll, and the meager trickles we had seen flowing between the river remnants this spring had dried up. A lot of frogs and crayfish were undoubtedly anxious about their future, and I had to admit, it didnít look good.

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