In his 32 years of working at Madera County’s Eastman Lake, Jerry Magnuson has seen plenty of what Mother Nature has to offer.
When it comes to discussing the status of water in the Central Valley, longtime Madera farmer Denis Prosperi is passionate about the subject.
Although they aren’t meteorologists, farmers’ livelihoods strongly depend on their knowledge of the weather.
We’re living in what once were three vast lakes
The San Joaquin Valley, the southern half of the large flat mountain-bound interior of California, has undergone many changes.
The idea of capturing and storing more water, especially during rough and dry times such as this, has long captivated and moved many. That’s how life in the Wild West came to persevere and thrive.
By Jay Lund and Ellen Hanak
“Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt.”
— Mark Twain
‘We are absolutely excited about this project’