Environment http://ksjd.org en Changes To The Dolores River Valley Plan http://ksjd.org/post/changes-dolores-river-valley-plan <p>In this episode of The River Trip, host Lee-Ann Hill talks with former Montezuma County Commissioner Dewayne Findley and Tim Hunter from the <span class="userContent" data-ft="{&quot;tn&quot;:&quot;K&quot;}">Montezuma County Planning Commission about the Dolores River Valley Plan, and the Montezuma County Commissioners' recent decision to remove Chapter 8, including the Transferable Development Rights option, from the County Land Use Code</span>.</p><p><em>Listen here:</em></p><p></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:52:34 +0000 Lee-Ann Hill 12283 at http://ksjd.org Changes To The Dolores River Valley Plan Pandora's Box - June 17th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/pandoras-box-june-17th-2014 <p>In this episode of Pandora's Box, host Joanie Trussel talks with Ronnie Egan, former executive director of Great Old Broads For Wilderness, about how she came to be an environmental activist and where she sees the environmental movement today and into the future. This interview was taped at the 2014 Telluride Mountain Film Festival.</p><p>Listen here:</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:36:18 +0000 Joanie Trussel 11075 at http://ksjd.org Pandora's Box - June 17th, 2014 The River Trip - June 12th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/river-trip-june-12th-2014 <p></p><p>Listen here:</p><p>On this expedition of the River Trip, KSJD's monthly program dedicated to river issues and a celebration of those who love to float whitewater, Tom Yoder from KSJD talks with Andy Hutchinson and Josh Munson, board members from Dolores River Boating Advocates, about their spring boating experiences on the upper Dolores, San Miguel, and Colorado Rivers, and how they are working to keep recreational experiences part of the discussion around water rights in the southwest.</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:52:15 +0000 Tom Yoder 10826 at http://ksjd.org The River Trip - June 12th, 2014 KSJD Airs Wildfire Series http://ksjd.org/post/ksjd-airs-wildfire-series <p>Whether you live in the wildland-urban interface where the threat of wildfire to your home and property are greatest, or you live in a city or town and use public lands for recreation, the danger of wildfire in the Four Corners area affects all of us.</p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 16:57:52 +0000 Tom Yoder 10646 at http://ksjd.org KSJD Airs Wildfire Series Greater Dolores Action http://ksjd.org/post/greater-dolores-action <p>Greater Dolores Action works to create a sustainable funding source for implementing scientific, restoration, and stewardship projects for the Dolores River. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Scott Clow, Greater Dolores Action Board President, and Elaine Chick, Festival Director for the Dolores River Festival, about what projects they are working on, and what to expect on Saturday, June 7th, at their annual fundraising event, the Dolores River Festival.</p><p></p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:38:22 +0000 Tom Yoder 10489 at http://ksjd.org Greater Dolores Action Wildfire Adapted Communities http://ksjd.org/post/wildfire-adapted-communities <p>As wildfire season approaches the Four Corners area, it is important to start considering efforts we can all make to protect our homes and property from wildfires. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks to Rebecca Samulski, the Wildland Fire Education Specialist for the Montezuma County Fire Chiefs' Association and Firewise of Southwest Colorado, about how wildfires impact more than homeowners in the wildland-urban interface, and action communities could take to help minimize these impacts in the event of a wildfire.</p><p></p> Wed, 28 May 2014 17:50:11 +0000 Tom Yoder 10078 at http://ksjd.org Wildfire Adapted Communities The Importance of Wilderness http://ksjd.org/post/importance-wilderness <p>Access to wilderness and public lands is an important part of our experience living in the American Southwest. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Andrew Gulliford, Professor of History and Environmental Studies at Fort Lewis College, about the history of our relationship to wilderness, the on-going controversy over access to protected public lands, and why spending time in the outdoors is more important than ever.</p><p></p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 18:55:10 +0000 Tom Yoder 8613 at http://ksjd.org The Importance of Wilderness Pandora's Box - April 22nd, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/pandoras-box-april-22nd-2014 <p>In this episode of Pandora's Box, host Lyn Patrick talks with Pete Dronkers of Earthworks about the latest plans for oil and gas development and hydraulic fracturing in southwest Colorado.</p><p></p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:21:49 +0000 Lyn Patrick 8159 at http://ksjd.org Pandora's Box - April 22nd, 2014 The River Trip - April 10th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/river-trip-april-10th-2014 <p>In this episode of The River Trip, host Lee-Ann Hill talks with Matt Clark with Trout Unlimited and Nathan Fey of American Whitewater about the Lower Dolores River Implementation, Monitoring, and Evaluation Plan and how it addresses the complex issues that surround water use, fish habitat, and recreation in the Lower Dolores River.</p><p></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:02:45 +0000 Lee-Ann Hill 7572 at http://ksjd.org The River Trip - April 10th, 2014 Pandora's Box - March 25th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/pandoras-box-march-25th-2014 <p>In this episode of Pandora's Box, host Joanie Trussel talks with Tina Sebestyen of the Four Corners Beekeepers about how humans are impacting the health of honeybees and other pollinators and why their plight is tied to our own survival.</p><p></p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:37:58 +0000 Joanie Trussel 6747 at http://ksjd.org Pandora's Box - March 25th, 2014