The Desert Speaks

Medieval Drought in the Southwest

Season 16 Episode 11 | 26m 19s | Video has closed captioning.

Between roughly 900 and 1260 AD there was a massive drought that severely impacted the plants, animals and people of the Southwest. Now referred to as the Medieval Drought, the best records of this phenomenon can be found within the trees that lived through this difficult time period.

Aired: 06/25/20

Rating: TV-G

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The Desert Speaks is a local public television program presented by AZPM.