Episode 14: Water Rights and Sagebrush Galls

 

Casey gives a brief history on water and water rights in the Treasure Valley. “First in time, first in right” means that Canyon County, along with its extensive and diverse agricultural operations, will have to wait their turn.

Irrigation canal in Weiser, Idaho via wikimedia commons

On a completely unrelated topic, Daniel describes what life is like inside of a sagebrush gall for tiny midge larva. You might think life would be pretty comfy in there, but think again.

gall on sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata ssp. tridentata)

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This episode aired on Radio Boise in May 2018 and featured music by Toy Zoo.

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