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Social media is ruining the superbloom

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Amboy Crater is an iconic landscape feature that guides travelers along Route 66. The site provides easy access to visitors wanting to experience Mojave Trails National Monument, just east of Los Angeles, California. Photo credit: Bob Wick/Bureau of Land Management California, via Flickr

If you’ve been on Instagram, you’ve seen pictures of the superbloom, an intense display of wildflowers. This year is more intense because of all the rain. But with all the beauty comes a fair share of the ugly -- people tromping the flowers to get their perfect pictures.