Lin and Michael's Photos

Lin and Michael’s Photos

Jackson Lake   The lake is really low – in fact as of August 1st, it was at 62% of it’s 847,000 acre capacity   It is estimated that it will be at 18% capacity by the end of September.  We were surprised to discover the reason was that the water drains into the Snake River thru a dam and is used for potato growing and dairy farming in Idaho.  The dairy farming industry has been increasing in Idaho because of water restrictions in California that forced dairy farmers to move elsewhere – Idaho