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The Accidental Wetland in the Colorado Delta

This post is part of a series on the Colorado River Delta. Traveling south from the Mexican border town of San Luis Rio Colorado, we stop about 20 miles (32.2 km) from the Upper Gulf of California.  It feels like the middle of nowhere. We’re surrounded by vast stretches of cracked, dried-out mudflats layered with…