Arizona Water Use from Prehistory to the Present with Jim Turner

Chandler Gilbert Community College - PAC Auditorium 2626 E Pecos Road, Chandler, Arizona

This presentation covers humankind’s water use and food supply interactions with Arizona’s ecology from Clovis culture hunter-gatherers to prehistoric irrigation canals, contemporary Hopi and Tohono O’odham dry farming, and present-day American farmers. We will examine how overhunting and climate change affected the wooly mammoth populations and the agriculture experiments that followed. From early attempts to […]

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