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Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Peter Greenberg says

The Santa Fe River as it winds its way through...Image via WikipediaToday Show travel editor Peter Greenberg says not to look for the Santa Fe River when visiting Santa Fe:

In regards to Santa Fe, Greenberg warns potential tourists who might consider the Santa Fe River as one of this city’s attractions that, “For the past 20 years, the river has been mostly dried up — overgrown with weeds, littered with trash, eroded, blocked by upstream dams that collect water from the mountains. City wells have affected the water table so much that it cannot sustain the river while supplying water to the city of Santa Fe.” The author mentions restoration efforts but says “Bottom line: No water, no fish ... why would you ever go?

I'd have to agree; please don't come to the desert looking for rivers.

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