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The Great Salt Lake

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Jul 27, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 18:54

Utah’s Great Salt Lake is drying up. And as it shrinks, it’s becoming saltier and less hospitable to the abundance of wildlife that relies on it. Wildlife biologist Jaimi Butler, who is the coordinator of the Great Salt Lake Institute at Westminster College, explains why less and less water is flowing into the lake and what could turn things around. (Segment produced by Olivia Young) (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)