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Sept. 5, 2019: Amazon Fire Research From CU; A Return To Colorado Poet Laureate’s Roots

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Courtesy of Jennifer Balch
An experimental burn set by CU Earth Lab Director Jennifer Balch and her team on the southern border of the Amazon rainforest in 2006.

CU researchers say the fires in the Amazon this year are especially concerning. Then, as the Air Force Academy's chapel starts renovation, a look back at Lowry Air Force Base's church. And, Colorado's new poet laureate takes a trip through his north Denver neighborhood. Finally, Steep Canyon Rangers bring their award-winning bluegrass to Red Rocks.