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Conserving Earth - 30 years of conserving Caddo Lake

October’s episode of Conserving Earth explores 30 years of Conserving Caddo Lake. This is also the 30th anniversary of Caddo Lake being named as the nation’s 13th wetland of international importance. Laura-Ashley Overdyke, current Executive Director of the Caddo Lake Institute talks with Jim Neal, a long time land expert and biologist, and with Marshall Jones, a board member of the Institute, as well as Erik Duerkop, the manager of the Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge.

What is a Ramsar Wetland of International Importance? What threats have faced Caddo? And, why is it so worthy of saving?