Heavily overgrazed bottomland in the Sonoran Desert

This area once had good bottomland soil supporting mesquite bosques as well as fields of sacaton grass. It has been decimated by cattle grazing. Much of the soil has (and continues to) blow away in the wind and wash away during the rainy season.

Photographer

Sky Jacobs
Photo: Heavily overgrazed bottomland in the Sonoran Desert

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