Environment

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

The River Trip

 

 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
Wed October 30, 2013

A History of Archaeological Resource Management on Cedar Mesa in Southeast Utah, October 30th, 2013

During the 2013 KSJD Fall Membership Drive, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with local historian and archaeologist Fred Blackburn about his experiences as one of the first rangers on Cedar Mesa in southeast Utah, and some of the challenges and heartbreak involved in managing its archaeological remains.

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Environment
12:00 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Big Fat Farm Show with San Juan Mycology, October 29th, 2013

  Host Sarah Syverson talks with Travis Custer from San Juan Mycology about how fungus grows and interacts with other plants and soil, why mushrooms are a food full of flavor and nutrition, and how certain forms of fungus can help with the clean up of environmental toxins. 

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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
Mon October 7, 2013

Writing the Four Corners, October 7th, 2013

The role of landscape in how we tell stories plays a vital role in the Four Corners area. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with local author Erica Olsen about how the perceptions of truth in history and the meanings we create through stories shape our understanding of place and identity here where four states meet. 

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Environment
12:00 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Public Health Issues Related To Colorado Flooding, Fracking, and the Rocky Flats Nuclear Waste Site

Co-host Lyn Patrick talks with KSJD's Tom Yoder about how recent floods in Colorado have created public health concerns from impacts to oil and gas drilling sites and radioactive waste at Rocky Flats. Updates on geothermal activity in Hawaii and the Fukushima nuclear disater in Japan are also discussed. Originally aired on September 24th, 2013.

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Environment
12:28 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Air Quality In The Four Corners

Jeff and Gail talk with Josh Joswick of the San Juan Citizens Alliance about a new report on air quality in the Four Corners region.

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Environment
12:00 am
Mon July 15, 2013

The American Pika and Climate Change, July 25th, 2013

The American pika, small, high-elevation mammals, are considered an indicator species for detecting the ecological effects of climate change in mountain environments. KSJD's Melissa Betrone talks with Marcie Bidwell and Adrienne Antonsen from the Mountain Studies Institute about this animal and why researchers are looking carefully at its habitat to learn more about climate change.

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