HOW GOOD it looked in 2011.

HOW GOOD it looked in 2011.

Pictures sometimes say so much more than a requiem and having stopped at the West Marina this morning, I think three photos pretty much sum up the progression–or demise of the unique, natural setting that is Lake Elsinore.

Sadly, it’s taking its last breaths.

We remember (sort of) the record rain at the end of 2010 and early 2011 (photo at left). But since that time, even with more than 4 million gallons of reclaimed water pouring in daily, evaporation has nearly sucked the basin dry.

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save the deltaI think most know while I have lots of opinions, I don’t venture out unless consequences of keeping silent are just too great. That’s why I’m asking you to take a moment and read the info on the included link and sign a petition-for and in behalf of both black bass and striped bass as now reside in the California Delta. Check it out here, please.

I know humankind has pretty much lost its way when it comes to “fixing” the world. No, neither largemouth bass nor stripers were here when Adam and Eve got kicked out of the Garden of Eden, (more…)


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