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June 2, 2023: Restoring Colorado wetlands; Suthers on Colorado Springs growth, politics, pandemic recovery

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28min 52sec
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Sandhill cranes call the wetlands of the San Luis Valley home as they migrate north. A group stands in a field on March 11, 2022

The Bureau of Land Management is investing more than $11 million to restore and preserve wetlands in the San Luis Valley and North Park. We talk with BLM director Tracy Stone-Manning. Then, John Suthers, the outgoing mayor of Colorado Springs, talks growth, the political divide, and unexpected opportunities from the pandemic. Plus, senior lifeguards!