Host Nan Franzblau and Youth Conservation Corps Eco-monitoring crew supervisor Mike Fugagli talk with nine high school students about their roles in the Eco-monitoring Program at Aldo Leopold High School. The students describe many community projects they have worked on, including replacing non-native plant species with natives along San Vicente Creek, filling Johnson-Su bioreactors with the New Earth Project, and visiting the tar spill in the Gila National Forest. They […]
Are you curious about how many large mammals are hit on New Mexico's highways? Where are the hotspots where vehicles collide with deer, elk, bear, and other animals? It turns out that the Hwy. 180 and 90 corridor just outside Silver City is the second-worst place in the entire state for wildlife/vehicle collisions. Join Donna Stevens of the Upper Gila Watershed Alliance in a conversation with Jesse Deubel of the New Mexico […]
On today’s Community Spotlight, host Candice Burke talks to Sharla Lefkowitz- Oberg. Sharla is the new Executive Director of Mainstreet and Arts and Cultural District. Listen below: Contact: # 575-534-1700 email; Sharla@silvercitymainstreet.com Visitor’s Center; 201 N.Hudson St. Silver City, 88062
Host Nan Franzblau and New Earth Project founder Carol Ann Fugagli talk with six 4th graders about Climathons held at their schools. The students discuss the projects they completed at the Climathons: worm boxes for vermicomposting, short videos about the benefits of composting, and posters showing the whys and hows of composting. Students talk about what they learned and how to make composting more widespread in their community.