Month: February 2016

6 Results / Page 1 of 1


Earth Matters

Earth Matters / The Wilderness Society

This week on Earth Matters, Upper Gila Watershed Alliance Director Donna Stevens interviews Alison Flint, Planning Specialist with the Wilderness Society, and Michael Casaus, New Mexico State Director of the Wilderness Society. Their topic is Forest Plan revisions for the Gila National Forest.  The Gila’s current management plan is from 1986 and is badly out of date.  Forest plans provide guidance for all proposed projects and management decisions in the […]

today23 February 2016 6


Earth Matters

Earth Matters / Kathy Whiteman on the Gila Symposium

On this week’s edition of Earth Matters, Donna Stevens, Executive Director of the Upper Gila Watershed Alliance, interviews Dr Kathy Whiteman. They discuss the sixth Natural History of the Gila Symposium, which takes place February 25 & 26 at Western New Mexico University.  The Gila bioregion is high in biological diversity, and much research has taken place in various ecosystems. The symposium brings together scientists and researchers, conservationists and agency […]

today21 February 2016 14


A Community Conversation /
Opposing Violent Means to Political Ends

On Tuesday, 16 February 2016 at WNMU / Global Resource Center, Gila Resources Information Project and Gila / Mimbres Community Radio / KURU 89.1 FM presented a Community Conversation... Opposing Violent Means to Political Ends: Will Silver City be the Next Burns, Oregon? During the recent armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, supporters carrying firearms roamed the streets of nearby Burns, Oregon.  Fearing violence, Burns residents closed schools […]

today21 February 2016 24

GMCR Special Coverage

GMCR Special Coverage / Black Lives Matter

February is Black History Month and WNMU's Center For Gender Equity is presenting a number of events in recognition.  Nelson Williams and Marilynn Grijalva are students at WNMU involved with The Center  for Gender Equity and are organizers and participants in honor of Black Lives Matter Western New Mexico University Tuesday / 23 February 2016 Info tables from 9 am at PE Complex and Martinez Hall Evening event / Light […]

today20 February 2016 8


Earth Matters

Earth Matters / Sagebrush II – Malheur

Earth Matters co-producer and GRIP executive director Allyson Siwik interviews Center for Biological Diversity co-founder and Executive Director Kieran Suckling and NM Wildlife Federation Executive Director Garrett VeneKlasen about January's armed standoff at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge in Burns, Oregon. The takeover has raised the profile of right-wing, anti-government fringe groups and their increasingly violent actions related to public lands management issues.  On January 23 at a protest at the […]

today11 February 2016 13

GMCR Special Coverage

GMCR Special Coverage
Municipal Election Candidate Statements

It has been said that an informed electorate is essential to a functional democracy.  In keeping with this sage observation, GMCR & KURU have invited all candidates for the Silver City, Santa Clara, Bayard, & Hurley municipal elections on Tuesday 1 March 2016 to record candidate statements not to exceed 5 minutes.  Click the names of the candidates to listen to their statements. The Candidates for Silver City are... Mayor […]

today4 February 2016 93

Gila Mimbres Community Radio KURU 89.1 FM – 519 B North Bullard Street Silver City, NM 88061