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 / 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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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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