Rio Sonora: A water song of hope and change

March 1, 2016
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In 2014, a chemical spill at the Grupo Mexico copper mine created an environmental nightmare.

The Rio Sonora became a river of acid. Farming, the dairy industry, wildlife and municipal water supplies suffered.

The musical storytelling group Ronstadt Generations mourns what has happened, but offers hope for the future,  honoring all that water was, and can be.

Nancy Bo Flood

As a fish-brain surgeon or a rodeo poem wrangler, I have loved stories. I strongly believe that words – in poetry or prose – help heal our hearts and give us new eyes to see the world. I was first a research psychologist studying brain development at the University of Minnesota and London University before following my passion – writing for children. Learn more...