What does the Rio Grande have to do with Clint Eastwood's very first American western film? Find out as we dive into the rich and complicated history of the Rio Grande with Kevin Bixby, SWEC’s Executive Director. We will discuss the Rio Grande Oral History Project to see how the river once played a central role in people’s lives and look into the effects dams have had on the river over time. Come and learn what we can do to help revive the Rio Grande. RATING: Easy
Advance reservations are required and space is limited, so sign up early. All trips are open to the public; half the spots are reserved for members of the Southwest Environmental Center.
Date: October 5th, 2019
Bring: Sturdy shoes, sun protection, water, and anything else you need to be safe and comfortable in the outdoors.