On this week’s show:
- Summer is right around the corner, and climate experts are starting to estimate how much water will be available in the Colorado River Basin this summer.
- Mystery author and Four Corners resident Chuck Greaves tells us about his new thriller The Chimera Club, in a KSUT Conversation.
- We track the spread of destructive bark beetles across the piñon pines of southwest Colorado and learn how drought is increasing the advance.
Four Corners Edition is a presentation of KSUT Four Corners Public Radio. Mark Duggan is the Senior Producer and Editor.
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