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Plans to Clearcut Trees near Salem: The Update

Airs at: Tue, 03/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 Environmental groups are concerned about Bureau of Land Management plans to clearcut  two sites near Salem. This audio comes from reporter Crystal Leighty. Read more

Construction of a Casino Effecting Salmon: The Inside Update

Airs at: Tue, 03/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Friends of The Columbia Gorge weighed in on the Warm Springs Tribes’ plan for a Casino resort in Cascade Locks today.They are opposed to it and would support instead an on-reservation solution as an alternative.They’re  basing their stance on the harm the planned casino... Read more

Portland's new recycle plan

Airs at: Tue, 03/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
Another edition of KBOO's locally produced environmental series: Our Backyard. This edition: The City of Portland has a new recycle plan. While a majority of the public supports it, it's not without critics. Read more

Glen Lamb and the Columbia Land Trust

Airs at: Tue, 03/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Barbara Bernstein hosts "Post-Measure 49 Oregon, Part 2" with Glenn Lamb of the Columbia Land Trust (columbialandtrust.org). Learn what land trusts are, and how they can help save our environment. Find related information at the Land Trust Alliance (www.lta.org) Read more

Using Wood Chips in the Garden

Airs at: Sun, 03/09/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen busts myths about using wood chips in the garden. Read more

0305 Our Backyard

Airs at: Tue, 03/04/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
Another edition of KBOO's locally produced environmental series: Our Backyard. This edition: Two sides present their case on the climate change issue; both with PNW connections. Take your choice: fear and denial or hope and responsibility. Read more

Electric Democracy - Local Control of Electricity

Airs at: Sun, 03/02/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for On The Environment
Today, Scott Forrester's guests are Rick Lovely, Manager of the Gray's Harbor Public Utility District (www.ghpud.org), and Fergus Pylon, former manager of the Columbia River PUD (www.crpud.net). They will discuss "Electric Democracy", Democratic principals applied to elect... Read more

0227 Our Backyard

Airs at: Tue, 02/26/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
Another edition of KBOO's locally produced environmental series: Our Backyard. This edition: There's something in the air ... and it's killing our hearts. Read more

Salem news conference: Republican bill on global warming

Produced for Evening News
 The National Wildlife Federation held a news conference in Salem today.  Their letter encourages Congressional legislators to sign a Republican lead bill to address the impact of global warming.  The letter, known widely as the two percent solution, claims that by reducing... Read more

The Last Bison vs. The National Park Service

Produced for Evening News
 Members of the Buffalo Field Campaign held a series of events this week to confront the National Park Service’s plan to slaughter hundreds of wild bison in Yellowstone National Park.The herd of 4,500 bison in Yellowstone is the last remaining herd of wild bison in the worl... Read more