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 / 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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Earth Matters / Gila National Forest Plan

Earth Matters co-producer and Executive Director of GRIP / Gila Resources Information Project Allyson Siwik has a conversation with her EM co-producer and New Mexico Wilderness Alliance‘s Silver City Grassroots Organizer Nathan Newcomer on the update of the now 30 … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Copper Rule

Earth Matters co-host and director of the Upper Gila Watershed Alliance Donna Stevens discusses mining and water quality issues in Grant County with Gila Resources Information Project Executive Director and Earth Matters co-host Allyson Siwik. Topics discussed include: the NM … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Gila River Festival – Audrey Peterman

This week’s edition of Earth Matters features the keynote speaker for the 12th Annual Gila River Festival – Audrey Peterman. Audrey Peterman is the author of Our True Nature: Finding a Zest for Life in the National Park System and, … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Gila River Festival 2016

This week’s edition of Earth Matters features the highlights of the 12th Annual Gila River Festival, September 22-25, 2016. Earth Matters co-hosts and festival organizers Allyson Siwik of the Gila Conservation Coalition and Donna Stevens of the Upper Gila Watershed … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Todd Schulke on the Gila Diversion

In this week’s edition of Earth Matters, co-producer and Gila Conservation Coalition  executive director Allyson Siwik interviews Todd Schulke from the Center for Biological Diversity on the latest developments regarding the proposed AWSA / NM CAP Entity diversion of the Gila … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Jason Amaro – Trout Unlimited

In this week’s edition of Earth Matters, co-producer and New Mexico Wilderness Alliance Gila Grassroots Organizer, Nathan Newcomer interviews Jason Amaro from Trout Unlimited. They discuss the importance of conserving cold water fisheries, recovery efforts of the native Gila trout, the latest on … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Michael Robinson on Wolves & Jaguars

This week’s edition of Earth Matters features Michael Robinson, Conservation Advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity, discussing two highly endangered Southwestern mammals, Mexican gray wolves and jaguars. Donna Stevens, Executive Director of the Upper Gila Watershed Alliance, asks Michael … Continue reading

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Earth Matters / Ron Troy on Land Conservation through Conservation Easements

Earth Matters co-producer and Gila Resources Information Project executive director Allyson Siwik talks with Ron Troy – Southern New Mexico Project Manager with the New Mexico Land Conservancy. As our global population continues on its unsustainable trajectory to 11 billion … Continue reading

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