Environment

Construction of a Casino Effecting Salmon: The Inside Update

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Evening News
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Tue, 03/11/2008

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 would do to Salmon populations in the Lower Columbia and Snake Rivers.It took a trip to federal court to get access to the memo withheld by the

1:52 minutes (1.72 MB)

Portland's new recycle plan

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Tue, 03/11/2008

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.

3:28 minutes (3.17 MB)

Glen Lamb and the Columbia Land Trust

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Locus Focus
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Tue, 03/11/2008

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)

80:07 minutes (36.68 MB)

Using Wood Chips in the Garden

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The Dirtbag
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Sun, 03/09/2008

Host Glen Andresen busts myths about using wood chips in the garden.

27:59 minutes (25.62 MB)

0305 Our Backyard

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Tue, 03/04/2008

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.

3:44 minutes (3.42 MB)

Electric Democracy - Local Control of Electricity

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Sun, 03/02/2008

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 electricity production, distribution, and sales, on a Non Profit, locally controlled basis.

28:48 minutes (26.38 MB)

0227 Our Backyard

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Tue, 02/26/2008

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.

3:30 minutes (3.21 MB)

Salem news conference: Republican bill on global warming

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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. 

3:23 minutes (3.11 MB)

The Last Bison vs. The National Park Service

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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 world.Reporter Christian Danielsen spoke with volunteer Mike Bowersox about the week of action.

 

2:12 minutes (2.02 MB)

0220 Our Backyard

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KBOO's locally produced environmental series. This edition: Cats, our cute, loveable, furry friends, are at the center of two environmental controversies. 

3:39 minutes (3.34 MB)
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