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Community Spotlight: Bernadette Smyth

On today’s Community Spotlight, host Candice Burke is joined by Bernadette Smyth. Bernadette is the Executive Director of the Grant County Community Foundation. She is here to talk about the history and vision of the Foundation and Give Grandly. Listen below:   Contact:    www.grantcountycommunityfoundation.org # 575-956-6095   1106 N.Pope St., Silver City, 8806

today10 March 2023 73 8 2

Kindred Continuum

New Earth Kids: ALHS 9th Grade Environmental Science

Host Nan Franzblau and New Earth Project founder Carol Ann Fugagli are joined by five 9th grade Environmental Science students from Aldo Leopold High School.  The students discuss and evaluate the United Nations' Sustainability Development Goals and how they are meeting many of these goals through their restoration project at the Waterworks.  They also explore the implications of climate change in their own lives and our need to go beyond […]

today17 January 2023 123 7 2

Kindred Continuum

New Earth Kids: ALHS Eco-monitors

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 […]

today22 December 2022 141 5 6

Earth Matters

Earth Matters: Wildlife Corridors

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 […]

today13 December 2022 57 1

Kindred Continuum

Kindred Continuum: Tilantongo – Ep 2

In Tilantongo – Conversations from Indigenous Mexico; Conversaciones desde el México indigena, Phil and Kathy Dahl-Bredine bring perspectives and insights from Oaxaca, where they have lived with and learned from indigenous Mixtec people since 2001. This bilingual program features interviews with villagers, educators, environmental advocates, historians, and more. In Program 2, For the Love of the Earth and of the Community of Respect, a young Mixtec couple explain why they returned from the […]

today25 July 2022 147 2

Earth Matters

Earth Matters

Earth Matters: Silver City Carboneers

Join Donna Stevens of the Upper Gila Watershed Alliance for this edition of Earth Matters, where she talks with UGWA Education Director Carol Ann Fugagli and Mike Fugagli, the Eco-monitoring Youth Conservation Corps supervisor at Aldo Leopold Charter School. We're talking about the Silver City Carboneers, an innovative project that will work with Civilian Climate Corps contractors to accomplish several goals at once. Using new technology such as Johnson-Su composters and biochar […]

today13 April 2022 190

Community Spotlight

Community Spotlight: Climathon Prize Winners

On todays Community Spotlight, Candice is joined by Gordon West and Carolina Metzler who are part of the first place winning team at the recent Climathon. Carolina and Gordon are here to discuss the Civilian Climate Corps project. This project “ will create a circular bioeconomy that transforms local waste biomass into carbon solutions.” Listen below: https://gmcr.org/prog/communityspotlight/community%20spotlight%20210812%20climathon%20winners.mp3  

today16 August 2021 171 22 3

Friendly Fire

Friendly Fire: PFAS On Military Bases

This week's show features Mindi Messmer and Doris Brock two activists fighting against cancer-causing toxic PFAS chemicals on military bases, including Pease Air Force Base. And in New Mexico, which is not part of this interview but we are affected by the problem: CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is several months into an investigation to determine the extent of contamination at two U.S. Air Force bases, and state officials […]

today13 June 2021 90 2

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