Contact: Mari N. Jensen
University of Arizona
Caption: Juan Butron is a leader of the Mexican community Ejido Johnson that is adjacent to the ciénega. Here he is leading a boat tour of the ciénega. A superb naturalist, he knows the ciénega better than anyone and was instrumental in developing the community's ecotourism business.
Credit: Francisco Zamora, Sonoran Institute
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