The Desert Speaks

Sonora’s Forgotten River

Season 17 Episode 11 | 26m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

David Yetman and Mexican ecologist Alberto Búrquez trace the river through Sonora, Mexico, to see how life has adapted to its unpredictable flow. The trip begins in Magdalena de Kino, with a stop at Father Kino’s monument, before heading south to the city of Cucurpe. With the assistance of local resident Don Beto Cruz, Yetman surveys the local river vegetation thriving during the summer monsoon.

Aired: 04/22/19

Rating: NR

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The Desert Speaks is a local public television program presented by AZPM.