The Colorado River and the West 

The River We Know

1. Getting to Know the Flow 

In this first program, listeners "meet" the river and discover its intricate ecosystem.  The segment profiles the size, scope and diversity of the human, plant, and animal populations that are dependent upon the Colorado River.  It describes the breadth of the riverís watershed, unveils its varied landscapes, and demonstrates how the river system shapes our sensibilities as well as how our values reshape the river.  Interviews will include leaders of American Indian tribes, geologists, environmentalists, economists.