Located in the Campbell Room, Fantastic Non-Fiction consist of titles that are engaging, compelling and go beyond stuffy facts and figures. Can't make it in person? You can also attend via Zoom! A link will be sent to interested participants by request.
The Ogallala aquifer has nourished life on the American Great Plains for Millennia. But less than a century of unsustainable irrigation farming has taxed much of the aquifer beyond repair. The imminent depletion of the Ogallala and other aquifers around the world is a defining planetary crisis of our times. Anthropologist Lucas Bessire journeyed back to western Kansas, where five generations of his family lived as irrigation farmers and ranchers, to try to make sense of this vital resourced and its loss. Registration is required and is open 4 weeks prior to the event.