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.

GMCR Special Coverage / An interview with Jill Hruby

Jill Hruby was the Director of Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, NM. Along with Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia is in the vanguard of US nuclear weapons research, development, monitoring, security and a myriad of services for nuclear and national … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / NM Legislature Land, Water & Wildlife Day

This past week environmentalists and conservationists gathered in the State Capital in Santa Fe for Land, Water & Wildlife Day to call attention to the many threats to our land, water resources, and wildlife here in New Mexico. There are … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Dale Zimmerman

This week on Earth Matters, Donna Stevens of the Upper Gila Watershed Alliance talks with ornithologists Dr Dale Zimmerman and Carol Fugagli about their recent trip to Kenya to document bird populations and diversity. This lively discussion ranges from the … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Wild & Scenic Film Festival /
Resistance, Resilience & The People’s Procession

Earth Matters begins with co-producer and Upper Gila Watershed Alliance director Donna Stevens discussing the upcoming Wild & Scenic Film Festival that takes place January 14th at 6:30 pm at the Silco Theater. EM co-producer and Gila Resources Information Project … Continue reading

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Resistance, Resilience & The People’s Procession

Earth Matters / 2016 – The Year in Review

Earth Matters producers, Nathan Newcomer, Donna Stevens and Allyson Siwik revisit and reflect on the important environmental issues of 2016, and peruse and project on the year ahead. With the Trump administration looming, they discuss the challenges for the protection … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Frack Off Greater Chaco

Earth Matters co-producer and GRIP Executive Director Allyson Siwik discusses fracking in the Greater Chaco area of northwestern New Mexico with Miya King-Flaherty, Public Lands Fellow with the Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter, and Kendra Pinto of Twin Pines, NM … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Dakota Access Pipeline 2

Big News at Standing Rock! Join Donna Stevens of the Upper Gila Watershed Alliance as she talks with Adrienne Booth, Mike Fugagli, and Laura Ramnarace, who stood up at Standing Rock to support the Water Protectors who are working to … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Office of Sustainability

Donna Stevens of the Upper Gila Watershed Alliance welcomes Denise Smith and Terry Timme of the Town of Silver City Office of Sustainability. They discuss measures they’re taking to improve Silver City’s energy efficiency, water conservation, bikeability, recycling, and more. … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / New Generation Farmers

New Generation Farmers and the Acequia Commons Earth Matters co-producer and Gila Resources Information Project Executive Director Allyson Siwik talks about new generation farmers and the acequia commons with farmer and activist Severine von Tscharner Fleming and farmer, researcher and … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Laura Ramnarace – Dakota Access Pipeline

Join the Upper Gila Watershed Alliance’s Donna Stevens and Laura Ramnarace for a discussion of the Dakota Access Pipeline and the resistance camps. Ms Ramnarace recently returned from North Dakota’s Red Warrior Camp along the Cannonball River, where water protectors … Continue reading

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