A conversation with Mayor Erin Mendenhall, and a Utah wildlife encounter explained

Today on “In the Hive,” the latest of our periodic conversations with Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall. We’ll talk to the mayor about pedestrian safety, homeless shelters, the deal the city struck on the Utah Inland Port, and even about the whale — a contentious new public art piece in the city’s 9th & 9th neighborhood.

For the second half of the show, we speak with a conservation biologist from Hawkwatch International about the dramatic encounter — captured on camera — between golden eagles and a coyote in Utah’s West Desert. What do the images (click to enlarge) say about winter food scarcity and about the conservation status of eagles?

Guests:
Erin Mendenhall, Mayor of Salt Lake City
Steve Slater, Conservation Science Director with Hawkwatch International

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