UCR in the CV: Desert Discoveries

Desert Discoveries 2020: Salton Sea 

UCR in the CV: Desert Discoveries is a free series that takes a multifaceted look at one topic. This season we are exploring the Salton Sea. Join us as we examine the issues facing California's largest lake, as well as the many ways UCR is helping to save it and the people who live here.

After the Flood — 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23  

This historical look at the Salton Sea is an epic tale of man versus nature in the harsh California desert. 

What Lies Beneath — 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 3        

At the bottom of the Salton Sea lurks an ecosystem run amok. 

The Worth of Water — 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 18        

Solving one of California's most pressing environmental crises involves rethinking how resources are managed throughout the southwest.

Dust to Dust — 6 p.m. Thursday, April 2        

How the Salton Sea's toxic dust is harming the community and what can be done about it.

The Shimmering Horizon — 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 15        

Salton Sea residents -- and their stories -- emerge before the oppressive summer heat.