Desert Road Trip

In the Summer of 2005, while exploring the West on a 10-day road trip with 25 students, surveying the infrastructures that people devised over time to adapt their cultures to arid lands, and to adapt the arid lands to their cultures, we came upon Charles Bowden. We were fortunate to be welcomed... More
In tribute to Charles Bowden, watch an interview with him here.More
by Kathryn Jacaruso, Colorado College, ALI Summer Intern In late June/early July, the summer 2016 ALI crew headed east along the Colorado River Aqueduct for a week of exploratory learning. While the desert field study is a time-honored tradition at the Arid Lands Institute, this year’s adventure... More