Environment

Environment
12:00 am
Thu March 14, 2013

The River Trip - March 14th, 2013

Host Jay Loschert of Dolores River Boating Advocates talks to former Dolores River ranger Rick Ryan about how he started his career and and his experience with river stewardship through the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics.

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Environment
12:00 am
Thu February 14, 2013

The River Trip - February 14th, 2013

On this Valentine's Day debut of The River Trip, host Jay Loschert of Dolores River Boating Advocates hears love stories from two sisters who found their husbands on the river, and learned that the river can be a seductive source of adventure and fun.

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Environment
12:00 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Interview with Marcie Demmy Bidwell, Executive Director of The Mountain Studies Institute

Few studies have been done that examine climate change in southwest Colorado and how environments and species in mountain regions are being affected. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Marcie Demmy Bidwell from the Mountain Studies Institute about their recent study on climate change that was focused on the San Juan mountains, and how rural communities that are connected to mountain ecosystems are being considered as the nation-wide conversation on climate change intensifies. Originally aired  February 6th, 2013.

Environment
12:00 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Interview with Dolores River Boating Advocates - January 17th, 2013

The effect of climate change on the Dolores River and the possibility of lower spring runoff could deeply impact the boating community as the likelihood of a spill from McPhee Reservoir for recreation could be more and more in doubt. Jay Loschert and Andy Hutchinson from Dolores River Boating Advocates talk to KSJD's Tom Yoder about how they are anticipating issues related to climate change and whitewater recreation. 

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Environment
12:00 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Interview with Dr. Joseph Ryan on Mercury Contamination in Southwest Colorado - January 10th, 2013

Mercury contamination in southwest Colorado is an issue that has been identified but is not well understood. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Dr. Joseph Ryan, professor of environmental engineering at CU Boulder about research that is being done on mercury and its effect on the soils and waters of southwest Colorado.

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Environment
12:00 am
Wed December 5, 2012

Water Scarcity and Climate Change - December 5th, 2012

KSJD's Tom Yoder abd Bob Bragg, host of Ag Markets & More and former agriculture management teacher, discusss the uncertainty of precipitation in the region, and how water scarcity could affect agricultural and livestock producers and municipal water users.

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