Month: September 2013

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Back To The Garden

Back To The Garden / Cheyenne Thomas

This week Jean's guest is Cheyenne Thomas, a local arborist and gardener who'll share his expertise in the proper planting of potted and bare root trees, preparing the soil, and the how, when and why of pruning your trees when the weather cools. Jean is a UPI-award-winning radio feature reporter in her first-ever live interview show - devoted to supporting chronic and continuing gardeners, beginning gardeners, and others who’d like […]

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Earth Matters

Earth Matters / Dave Parsons on Mexican Wolves

This week we welcome Nathan Newcomer of New Mexico Wilderness Alliance to the Earth Matters production team.  His first interview is with Dave Parsons - former US FWS / Fish & Wildlife Service Mexican Wolf Recovery Coordinator.  They discuss the Mexican gray wolf program and the recent developments in newly proposed rule change. Dave Parsons is currently with the Rewilding Institute and he was the US FWS / Fish and Wildlife […]

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar / 24 September 2013

Tuesday 24 September 2013 Office of Sustainability / Light Bulb Exchange 8am - 5pm / 1106 N Pope Street / Save energy and money by trading in old incandescent bulbs for free compact fluorescent bulbs / Provided by PNM / 519.8987 Grant County Commission Meeting 9am / Grant County Administration Building - 1400 Hwy 180 East / Agenda is posted at GRMC Health Talk – Elder Care Noon - […]

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More Programs

Southwest Festival of the Written Word – 2013

The first Southwest Festival of the Written Word will be held Friday through Sunday, September 27-29, 2013, at multiple venues in historic downtown Silver City, New Mexico. Celebrating the “textures y sabores” shaping the Southwest’s literary identity, the Festival brings together those who create with those who appreciate the written word. Over 50 presenters—fiction and nonfiction writers, poets, bloggers, journalists, lyricists, editors, dramatists, and publishers from throughout the Southwest—will be […]

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar / 20 September 2013

Friday 20 September 2013 Gila Conservation Coalition 9th Annual Gila River Festival September 19-22 / The Gila River is in Our Hands! / The festival will examine the impacts of climate change on the Gila River and the Gila region and how we can meet our future water needs and ensure that a free-flowing Gila River, one of the last in the Southwest, continues to exist for future generations / […]

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Back To The Garden

Back To The Garden / Sarah Sayles

This week Sarah Sayles visits with Jean to talk about compost!  Sarah grew up on a horse farm in southern New Mexico - where the family also raised alfalfa and cotton and had a family vegetable garden.  She is an experienced composter who has studied the art and the science of compost in an attempt to improve her own gardening.  She is also the Agriculture Agent with the Grant County Cooperative Extension Service. […]

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar / 18 September 2013

Wednesday 18 September 2013 Curbside Consulting 9am – Noon / Center for Health Innovation / 902 Santa Rita Street - 2nd floor conference room / Consulting services for existing or aspiring nonprofit organizations / Free / Lisa Jimenez - 534.0101 - x2108 - Storytime 10:30am / Silver City Public Library / All ages are welcome to join in for reading, music and movement fun WNMU Music Professor Danny Reyes Trumpet […]

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Earth Matters

Earth Matters / Gila River Festival & Ken Brower

In this week's installment Earth Matters, co-hosts Allyson Siwik of the Gila Conservation Coalition and Upper Gila Watershed Alliance's Donna Stevens interview writer and environmentalist Kenneth Brower. Ken is the author of The Wildness Within, which honors his father, David Brower, on the centennial of his birth.  The elder Brower was the Executive Director of the Sierra Club for more than 20 years.  In that capacity, he fought many battles to keep […]

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar / 16 September 2013

Monday 16 September 2013 Fall Career Fair 9am - 1pm / WNMU Student Memorial Center - 3rd floor / Meet with several local and regional employers / Bring your resume and dress to impress / WNMU Office of Career and Leadership Development / 538.6250 Tai Chi - Moving for Better Balance 11am - Noon / Silver City Recreation Center - 1016 N Silver Street / Based on traditional Tai Chi, […]

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