Toads in Monsoon Mud

How do you give kids a sense of the enormous challenge it is to survive in the Arizona desert, kids who turn a tap for water, adjust a thermostat for cooling, and send someone to the store for food or treats? How can you pass along to adults a measure of the effort needed to adapt to the the drier and hotter conditions that (we are told) are in our future? One Tucson father and biologist has an answer. More…