Earth Day Special Programming


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On Friday, April 22nd, KBOO will be celebrating Earth Day with special programming devoted to climate action. The climate crisis is one of the most pressing issues the globe faces and on Earth Day, we will be exploring its impacts close to home and around the globe. We’ll feature activists, organizations and everyday people who are taking action. Enjoy music, nature sounds, and interviews with people in Oregon working to make a difference in our climate future.

Air Time Program Name
Thursday, April 21  
10 p.m. The Autonomy Hour
Friday, April 22  
7 a.m. Democracy Now
8 a.m. The Gap
9 a.m. Keep Going Keep Growing
10 a.m. Unearth Oregon Together
10:30 a.m. Film at 11
11 a.m. That Vegan Show
12 p.m. Movin' On
2 p.m. Rhythm Shack
3 p.m. Roots of Rock and Roll
4 p.m. Democracy Now
5 p.m. KBOO Evening News
5:30 p.m. Coast Range Radio
6 p.m.  The Children's Hour
7 p.m. Civic Cypher
8 p.m. Squirrels Know


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Rhythm Shack Earth Day Midnight Special

Airs at: Sat, 04/23/2022 at 12:00am - 3:00am
  Tune in to Rhythm Shack's Earth Day Midnight Special with Mike Fisher from midnight to 3am this Friday night!  You'll hear the signature Rhythm Shack roots music mix of roots rock, Indie Rock, Rockabilly, Americana, blues, funk, Zydeco & soul music, this time featuring t... Read more

The Children's Hour: Every Day is Earth Day

Airs at: Fri, 04/22/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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  This time on The Children's Hour we celebrate our planet, the only place in the known universe that can sustain human life. We are joined by the authors of the new book for kids called The Tantrum That Saved The World, renown climate scientist Dr. Michael Mann and illust... Read more

Coast Range Radio: Building Just Rural Forest Economies

Airs at: Fri, 04/22/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
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  Coast Range Radio interviews Chuck Willer on how to build equitable rural forest economies in Western Oregon. Chuck describes how social benefit and community centered forest solutions can revitalize rural Oregon communities and economies. Chucks vision and analysis come... Read more

Rhythm Shack Earth Day Prime Time Special

Airs at: Fri, 04/22/2022 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  Tune in to Rhythm Shack's Earth Day Special with Mike Fisher during "prime time" 2pm-3pm this Friday!  You'll be treated to the high-energy Rhythm Shack mix of roots rock, Indie Rock, Americana, blues & soul music, this time featuring themes about our planet.   Dave Alv... Read more

Movin' On Earth Day Special

Airs at: Fri, 04/22/2022 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Friday, April 22nd is Earth Day and Movin' On will celebrate with a special two hour program beginning at noon, as a part of day of programing honoring the Earth. We will hear music for and about the environment performed by a variety of artists including Magpie, Tish Hinoj... Read more

"That Vegan Show" Interview with Shannon Falconer, Ph.D., CEO and Cofounder of Because, Animals

Airs at: Fri, 04/22/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Shannon Falconer, CEO and Cofounder of Because, Animals, joins "That Vegan Show" to tell us about her company's vital endeaver to create cruelty free and species appropriate food for cats and dogs. The founders of Because, Animals wanted to find a solution to the many conce... Read more

Unearth Oregon Together

Airs at: Fri, 04/22/2022 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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  On Unearth Oregon Together, we'll be speaking with Oregon organizations dedicated to forwarding environmental goals. KBOO's Althea Billings speaks with Earth Day Oregon, Verde and Neighbors for Clean Air. Read more

Keep Going Keep Growing

Airs at: Fri, 04/22/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  This hour, we present interviews with Oregon organizations dedicated to protecting our natural environment, brought to you by KBOO volunteers. Learn more about The Street Trust, Central Oregon LandWatch and DePave. Read more

The Gap: Earth Day Special, OHA embezzlement and Biden's Back in Town

Airs at: Fri, 04/22/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea start with a local news round up. Multnomah County Preschool for All enrollment for the fall is on now. An Oregon Health Authority employee embezzeld $1.5 million from federal COVID funds, and Biden visits Portland for mere ho... Read more

Planet Earth 2021CE

Airs at: Fri, 04/23/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Happy Earth Week! On this episode we go all the way with sending lovings and gratitude to our beautiful mother planet. For many of us, every day is Earth Day, as we wake up and salute the sky and commune with the winds, winged and tree beings that exist with us. ---- Never... Read more