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July 26, 2023: ‘Parched’ explores what’s in peril at the end of the Colorado River

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50min 03sec
Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite
A branch of the Colorado River flows through the Sonoran Institute’s Laguna Grande Restoration Area, south of Mexicali in Mexico’s Baja California state. The surrounding farmland and desert was once lush wetlands before the United States constructed dams north of the border. Feb. 1, 2023.

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Travel with our “Parched’’ podcast team to the end of the Colorado River, where the ecosystem and the cultures that have long depended on it are in jeopardy – and people are working on solutions. Then, what will happen to Colorado’s deer and elk herds when wolves come back to the state?