Deserts & Droughts

2015-04-08T16:27:32+00:00April 8, 2015|

Last week at a press conference declaring a drought emergency, Governor Jerry Brown used the word "desert" to describe our state. defines a "desert" as follows:  "a region so arid because of so little rainfall that it supports only sparse and widely spaced vegetation or no vegetation at all." There are deserts in California, most notably south of the Tehachapis and east of the Sierra Nevada.  Some of them are home to agriculture, [MORE ...]