Ogallala Aquifer Conservation: Playa renovation on the Grissom Ranch

Mar 25, 2013

Credit Playa Lakes Joint Venture

Southeast Colorado rancher Grady Grissom and Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory manager Seth Gallagher discuss renovation of a playa on the Grissom Ranch. The wetland had been "pitted," and a flat playa bottom was restored, which normalized plant-life, then birdlife, around the playa.

This story is part three of a four-part series on Ogallala aquifer conservation. It originally aired on HPPR on 01/29/13 and was repeated 03/26/13 as part of the Landowner series.