Sage Grouse and Ice Archives on Access Utah Friday
The greater Sage Grouse is symbol of conservation across the western United States. There are only about 200,000 of these birds left in the wild and states where this iconic sage grouse inhabit are all collaborating on a conservation plan, Utah included. Today on the program, Sheri Quinn talks to wildlife biologist Allison Jones about the greater sage grouse and efforts in Utah to protect it.
At 9:30 science questions profiles the work of paleogeologist Lonnie Thompson, famous for his ice archive and studies of melting glacial ice.