Photography by:

Michael Beer

Much of  Southern California had been experiencing a substantial drought since December 2011. With the coming of long-awaited storms, the drought was declared over on March 5, 2019 – just in time for spring break. San Diego Country’s Anza Borrego desert, along with many other deserts and state parks throughout the region, witnessed a “super bloom” of wildflowers that had laid dormant for the better half of a decade.