The River Trip

Airing the second Thursday of each month from 8:30-9:00am on The Zine

A monthly discussion of Dolores River issues and a celebration of those who love to float it's whitewater.

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The River Trip
1:02 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

The River Trip - April 10th, 2014

Credit Dolores River Boating Advocates

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.

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The River Trip
9:43 am
Thu March 13, 2014

The River Trip - March 13th, 2014

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In this episode of The River Trip, host Lee-Ann Hill talks with aural historian and author Jack Loeffler about his book " Thinking Like a Watershed", how he is inspired by John Wesley Powell's view on watershed basins, and why we should all consider our place within our own watershed.

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The River Trip
9:41 am
Thu February 13, 2014

The River Trip - February 13th, 2014

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In this special Valentine's Day episode of The River Trip, host Lee-Ann Hill talks with environmental educator Jane Dally about her close-up and personal experience in Alaska watching migrating caribou, and Daniel Oppenheimer from the Tamarisk Coalition discusses how helping eradicate invasive species of plants along rivers can foster a deeper appreciation of a waterway's biology, history, and recreational opportunities.

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The River Trip
9:27 am
Thu January 9, 2014

The River Trip - January 9th, 2014

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Host Lee-Ann Hill talks with Wade Hanson and Julia Anderson, board members with the Dolores River Boating Advocates, about how the organization works to enhance the environmental and recreational aspects of the Dolores River.

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Environment
12:00 am
Thu November 14, 2013

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 Host Lee-Ann Hill talks with Dale Smith and Duncan Rose from Trout Unlimited about their chapter's efforts at improving fish habitat and their observations on how climate change is affecting cutthroat trout in the Dolores River Basin.

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Environment
12:00 am
Thu October 10, 2013

The River Trip - October 10th, 2013

New host Lee-Ann Hill from Dolores River Boating Advocates talks with Jim White, an aquatic biologist with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, about native fish populations in the Dolores River.

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Environment
12:00 am
Thu July 11, 2013

The River Trip - July 11th, 2013

Host Jay Loschert talks with local Grand Canyon river guide Tim Cooper about his life as a river guide and shares stories about his first descent of the Little Colorado River and a mother's day adventure on the Dolores River.

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Environment
12:00 am
Thu June 13, 2013

The River Trip - June 13th, 2013

Host Jay Loschert talks with Sam Carter, a teacher at Southwest Open School in Cortez, about his experiences on the Dolores River, changes he has seen on the river in recent years, and how to get stuck in Snaggletooth Rapids. 

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Environment
12:00 am
Thu May 9, 2013

The River Trip - May 9th, 2013

Host Jay Loschert talks with filmmakers Greg Cairns and Stephen Witherspoon, whose new documentary film "The Current" looks at water issues through the lens of their trip down the Animas and San Juan Rivers in 2012.

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Environment
12:00 am
Thu April 11, 2013

The River Trip - April 11th, 2013

Host Jay Loschert of Dolores River Boating Advocates talks with Dennis Schell about the history of how the Dolores River became a candidate for designation as a wild and scenic river, and Amber Kelly, Dolores River Campaign Coordinator for San Juan Citizens Alliance, provides an update on where the federal designation process is now.

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