Category Archives: Earth Matters

GMCR is proud to present Earth Matters – our 1st full length, locally produced and regularly scheduled program.

Earth Matters is a collaborative effort between New Mexico Wilderness Alliance, Gila Resources Information Project and Upper Gila Watershed Alliance and addresses environmental issues at the local, national and international levels. Allyson Siwik – Executive Director of GRIP, Nathan Newcomer – Silver City Grassroots Organizer for NM Wild and Donna Stevens – Executive Director of UGWA, rotate as the hosts of the program.

Earth Matters airs regularly on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday at 10am & Thursday evening at 8pm.

Earth Matters / Denise Fort

Earth Matters co-producer and GRIP executive director Allyson Siwik talks to environmental and water law attorney Denise Fort about progress toward environmental sustainability, including climate change, water issues and defending the EPA. Denise has an extensive background in environmental and … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Michael Robinson

On this week’s program, Donna Stevens of the Upper Gila Watershed Alliance talks with Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity about Mexican gray wolves, the most endangered carnivore in North America. The Mexican gray wolf reintroduction program, which … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Madeleine Carey

On this week’s program, join Donna Stevens of the Upper Gila Watershed Alliance for a conversation with Madeleine Carey of WildEarth Guardians on issues with major impacts on our public lands. The euphemistically named “Wildlife Services” is a federal agency … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Alicia Edwards

Earth Matters co-producer Nathan Newcomer speaks with newly elected Grant County Commissioner and Director of Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities Executive Director, Alicia Edwards. Earth Matters is broadcast Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday at 10am and Thursday at 8pm. Or listen at … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Mariel Nanasi

Earth Matters co-producer and GRIP Executive Director Allyson Siwik is joined by Mariel Nanasi, Executive Director of New Energy Economy to discuss the 100% Renewables Campaign and efforts to transition to clean energy. Our global community faces a future of … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Gordon West

Earth Matters co-producer and GRIP Executive Director Allyson Siwik discusses the wonders of Biochar with Gordon West CEO of GilaWoodNet With atmospheric carbon dioxide moving permanently above 400 parts per million, the planet has bumped up against the 2 degree Celsius … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Public Lands

This week on Earth Matters, we go public – public lands and public participation.  Join Donna Stevens of the Upper Gila Watershed Alliance as she talks with Gabe Vasquez of the New Mexico Wildlife Federation and Jason Amaro of Backcountry … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Harry Browne

Earth Matters co-producer Nathan Newcomer interviews former Gila Resources Information Project Executive Director and newly elected Grant County Commissioner Harry Browne on his initial impressions of being a GC Commissioner and the not yet failed – though “flailing” – efforts … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Norme Gaume

Earth Matters co-producer and GRIP Executive Director Allyson Siwik discusses new developments on the Gila River diversion project with former NM Interstate Stream Commission director and diversion critic, Norm Gaume.  The NM CAP Entity has been “flailing” as their proposed … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / David Miner

This week’s Earth Matters interview with David Miner is a blend of environmental and social issues.  Miner lived in Kent, Ohio when the Cuyahoga River caught on fire in 1968, and when four students were killed by the Ohio National … Continue reading

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