The Desert Speaks

Sonora’s Forgotten River

Passport Season 17 Episode 11 | 26m 20s

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

Video has closed captioning.

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