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Flood Plain Resilience and Tree Codes on the Chopping Block

Airs at: Mon, 09/18/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Once Oregon and Portland were environmental leaders but recently many of the city and state's noteworthy projects and policies find themselves on a potential chopping block. On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with Bob Sallinger, Urban Conservation director with Willamet... Read more

Gorge Impact Film Festival

Airs at: Thu, 09/14/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  The Gorge Impact Film Festival is an environmentally-themed event that's making its premiere this November in Hood River, Oregon, featuring independent films, speakers, and workshops. S.W. Conser previews the festival with three of its organizers.  Alan Hickenbottom is ... Read more

Who Will Own the Forests

Airs at: Mon, 09/11/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
At the end of this month the World Forestry Center is sponsoring a conference called “Who Will Own the Forests.” For forest conservationists that’s a good question. On this episode of Locus Focus, we talk with Alex Budd, Alliance organizer for the Pacific NW Forest Climate ... Read more

Trees!!!! with Brenna Bell

Airs at: Mon, 10/16/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Just as we are realizing how important trees are for climate resilience, carbon storage and mitigating heat islands, political leaders are proposing to do away with tree codes and other forest protections. On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with Brenna Bell, Forest Clim... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 18, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 09/18/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this Labor Day Special of the Old Mole, which was postponed from September 4 due to unexpected problems with production. Today's show includes the following segments: A Lifetime of Labor Struggle: Bill Resnick interviews Dianne Feeley who has fought her... Read more

Legal Strategies for Climate Justice, Part One

Airs at: Mon, 09/18/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The fight against construction of Enbridge Company's Line 3 in Minnesota, carrying tar sands oil from Canada through the Midwest, was the largest Indigenous-led pipeline resistance in North America after Standing Rock. Opposition from 2017-2021 brought thousands of people f... Read more

Progressive Climate Solutions

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Can humanity survive climate roasting? Climate scientists are warning us that we are nearing the point of no return. But there are grounds for hope. We possess all the knowledge, resources, technologies, and a plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and concentrations th... Read more

Wilderness Therapy

Airs at: Sun, 08/20/2023 at 8:30am - 9:00am
Produced for Pathways
Eric Inman is the founder of a unique wilderness company called Evolve Wild--which is designed to help individuals forge a connection with nature and the unconscious as a path for becoming more authentic in their lives. Eric spent years working as a river guide and in wilde... Read more

The Age of Water Protectors and Climate Chaos

Airs at: Mon, 08/14/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
What do sanctions against Venezuela have to do with the Dakota Access Pipeline? In this 2022 talk for the Portland chapter of DSA, Dr. Nick Estes (citizen of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe) lays out the geopolitical context of land-based indigenous challenges to the fossil fue... Read more

Salmonlands

Airs at: Mon, 09/04/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Without the Salmon there would be no Pacific Northwest as we know it. Yet since 1991, most of the salmon runs in the Northwest have been listed as threatened or endangered. In 2005, I produced a documentary called Salmonlands, that takes us on a journey into the land of sal... Read more