High Plains Public Radio

Providing Biodiversity in the Plains

Dec 31, 2012

Credit Texas Cooperative Extension

Scientists are increasing their understanding of how playas contribute to the landscape. They’ve learned these temporary lakes are a major source of aquifer recharge, but there's another aspect - the abundant bio-diversity playas create.

Playa country can be heard on High Plains Public Radio Tuesdays during All Things Considered at 6:44 pm central time.