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GMCR is proud to present Earth Matters – our first full length, locally produced and regularly scheduled program.

Earth Matters is a collaborative effort between Gila Resources Information Project, Upper Gila Watershed Alliance, and Southwest Environmental Center and addresses environmental issues at the local, national and international levels. Allyson Siwik – Executive Director of GRIP, Donna Stevens – Executive Director of UGWA, and Kevin Bixby – Executive Director of SWEC, rotate as the hosts of the program.

Earth Matters airs regularly on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday at 10am & Thursday evening at 8pm.

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Earth Matters: 17th Annual Gila River Festival

Join Donna Stevens, Executive Director of the Upper Gila Watershed Alliance for a discussion on the 17th annual Gila River Festival, which will be taking place from September 16th through 19th. Our first guest is festival organizer Allyson Siwik of the Gila Conservation Coalition and Gila Resources Information Project (GRIP) who will provide an overview of the festival. After that we’ll be joined by several event leaders to talk about […]

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Earth Matters: Hunting in National Wildlife Refugees

Hunting in National Wildlife Refuges? Livestock grazing in National Parks? Wolf eradication in Wilderness Areas? Join host Kevin Bixby on the next Earth Matters Radio Show with guests Dr. Michelle Lute (Project Coyote) and Dave Parsons (Rewilding Institute) as they discuss these and other activities allowed on federal public lands, the conflict with wildlife conservation, and what it means for the Biden Administration's goal of protecting biodiversity on 30 percent […]

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Earth Matters: Mike and Carol Ann Fugagli

Please join Donna Stevens of the Upper Gila Watershed Alliance in a discussion about the twin crises of climate change and biodiversity loss. In the first half of the show, climate activist Mike Fugagli summarizes some of the most recent climate news. Spoiler alert: it’s alarming. But Mike doesn’t give us only bad news; he also shares the latest hopeful, and even revolutionary, social trends. In the second half of […]

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Earth Matters: Advocates for Snake Preservation

Discover the fascinating world of snakes as host Kevin Bixby talks with Melissa Amarello with Advocates for Snake Preservation (ASP). Did you know that rattlesnakes take care of their young for the first few weeks of their lives? And were you aware that vehicles are one of the greatest threats to snake survival? Listen in and learn more about the biology and conservation of our legless friends. Listen below: Pt […]

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Earth Matters: Michael Robinson

On this episode of Earth Matters, host Allyson Siwik is joined by Michael Robinson, Senior Conservation Advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity to talk about the latest in species protection efforts in our biologically rich Gila. For more information: Center for Biological Diversity Yellow-billed cuckoo critical habitat Northern Mexican Garter Snake critical habitat The case for reintroduction: The jaguar (Panthera onca) in the United States as a model, Conservation […]

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Earth Matters: Philip Connors

In this replay of an episode in 2018, host Allyson Siwik is joined by Philip Connors to discuss his book "A Song for the River". In it, Connors reflects from is lookout post in the Gila wilderness on life and death, wildfires, and free-flowing rivers. Part 1: https://gmcr.org/prog/em/temp/em%20180918%20phil%20connors%20lvls%20as%20a%20lvls.mp3 Part 2: https://gmcr.org/prog/em/temp/em%20180918%20phil%20connors%20lvls%20as%20b%20lvls.mp3 Part 3: https://gmcr.org/prog/em/temp/em%20180918%20phil%20connors%20lvls%20as%20c%20lvls.mp3 Part 4: https://gmcr.org/prog/em/temp/em%20180918%20phil%20connors%20lvls%20as%20d%20lvls.mp3

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Earth Matters: NM Recycling Coalition & Silver City Recycles

This week on Earth Matters, GRIP Executive Director and Earth Matters co-producer Allyson Siwik talks to Sarah Pierpont, Executive Director of the NM Recycling Coalition and Chris Lemme, President of Silver City Recycles about what is being done here in the US, in NM and Grant County to address the serious problem of waste. One of the major problems confronting our global environment is the production and management of waste. […]

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Earth Matters: Sam Schramski

Join host Donna Stevens of the Upper Gila Watershed Alliance for a conversation with Pulitzer Rainforest Journalism Fund grantee Sam Schramski. The show is a bit of a departure from our usual programming about local and regional conservation issues. We’ll travel to the Amazonian rainforest to talk about the quilombolas, descendants of escaped African and Afro-Brazilian slaves, their role as forest protectors, and how they’ve been hit hard by the […]

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Earth Matters: Legislative Roundup

On this week's Earth Matters, host Kevin Bixby does a post-mortem of the NM Legislature, with guests Jessica Johnson, Animal Protection of NM, and Luis Guerrero, Sierra Club. They talk about the environmental and wildlife bills that passed, some that didn't, who holds the real power in NM, bipartisanship, and the baked-in problems with New Mexico's "Citizen Legislature." Join us for an informative and entertaining conversation. https://gmcr.org/prog/em/em%20210406%20legislatvie%20wrapup.mp3 Right click and select "Save […]

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