In Defense of Lawns

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Like almonds for the ag industry, lawns have become a symbol of consumer water waste in the drought. More and more Californians are ripping out traditional green grass for drought resistant plants. But are lawns being unfairly demonized?

Credits

Guest:
Jim Baird - Professor of Botany and Plant Sciences at UC Riverside.

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Jolie Myers, Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Christian Bordal