Jason Barto, Certified Arborist and Executive Director of ReLeaf Utah joins Chris and Nell in the first part of the program to discuss the challenges facing White Fir and why watering your trees is more important than ever. Then, in the second half of the program they speak with Will Falk. He is a local resident and lawyer who, along with four others from around the Colorado River’s Upper Basin, recently filed the first ever rights of nature lawsuit – Colorado River v. Colorado – in the United States District Court in Colorado.
Carolyn Wawra and Molly Brooks join Nell and Chris in the first half of the program to discuss the Hazardous Waste Drop Off Event being held this Saturday the 6th at the Canyons Parking Lot. Then Jason Barto of ReLeaf calls in to discuss their new organization and calendar of events.
Joining Chris and Nell in the first part of the program to discuss the impacts which the new administration will have on our national climate policy, and what is being done about it, is Judd Werner of the Citizens Climate Lobby.
Jason Barto with the non- profit Wasatch Back Trees joins us in the first part of the show to discuss how our backyard trees and forests fared this summer. And some tree planting events Wasatch Back Trees is holding in September. Then in the second half of the program, Courtney Caplan joins Chris to talk about what EATS Park City has been doing this past summer and their upcoming event Sunday, September 18th.
Joining Chris and Nell in the first part of the show is Doug Fryer a local bee keeper and honey purveyor. He tells how his bees managed through this past cold winter.
Then in the second half of the program, Jason Barto joined the conversation to discuss summit county trees. Jason is the 2015 Arborist of the year and founder of the organization and website Wasatch Back Trees.
On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with State Rep. Kraig Powell (R-Heber); East Side Planning Commission Chairman Chris Ure; the director of PC Tots Libby Bailey and Park City Community Foundation Programs Director Ollie Wilder and Utah Arborist of the Year, Jason Barto.
It's all about mountains and trees on this episode of KPCW's This Green Earth. Chris and guest host Lynn Ware Peek kicked off the show with a conversation with Ann Ober of Park City Municipal about the latest round of meetings held by Mountain Accord, a group evaluating the impacts which population and economic growth will have on the Central Wasatch Mountains. Chris and Lynn then spoke with Darren McAvoy and Jason Barto about the 13th Annual Timber Tour happening this Saturday (August 30).