In this edition of This Green Earth Chris Cherniak and guest co-host Carolyn Frankenberg first speak with Charles Nuckolls, a member of MESA, Mormon Environmental Stewardship Alliance. After that, they speak with Elizabeth Royte about her article in National Geographic Magazine titled The High Cost of Food Waste. Farmers, shippers, supermarkets and restaurants are all employing tactics to reduce the amount of food loss and food waste.
A group of experts laid out plans for the Mountain Accord process - still in the draft phase - before a packed room of curious onlookers Monday evening. They address how this group will address the management of population pressures along the mountains, canyons and valleys of the central Wasatch. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
Glenn Wright is running against a Republican incumbent for State House District 54, which includes Park City, but he says he is talking about issues that are important to the state - like how education gets the short end of the funding stick. Rick Brough has more.
On this edition of Mountain Money, Doug Wells and guest co-host Alex Butwinski interview Darrell West about his book - Billionaires: Reflections on the Upper Crust. Also – Robb Kuntz and Jeremy Lund talk about their accelerator campaigns and Morgan Nicholson, CEO of Manassas Travel is on the show.
In this edition of The Morning Mix, John and Peg welcome musical guest Dan Hall. Plus Dan MacNulty from Utah State University, Department of Wildland Resources. .Upcoming weekend events in Park City and more!
Representative Kraig Powell is seeking a fourth term to represent Utah House District 54. In his candidate interview with KPCW, Powell said he's a person who avoids extremes in politics, and thus is able to represent both the Park City area, as well as Wasatch County. Rick Brough has more on Powell's comments, including the effects of this week's U.S. Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision on state law, and education issues.
Today in the program, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells go on a wild ride with science writer Mara Grunbaum. Her work has appeared in Popular Science, Discover, and Scientific American and more. She’s written a new book – unlike none you’ve ever seen before about the strange things that evolution has produced. It’s called WTF, Evolution: A Theory of Unintelligible Design.
Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with local photographer and filmmaker Lori Adamski-Peek about her new project - a documentary called Down the Fence, which profiles reined cow horse trainers on their way to a national competition.
Then they speak with William Alexander - who at age 57 - was inspired to learn French by total immersion. He wanted to BE French, but settled for devoting a few years of his life to the study. He survived and has written a book called, "Flirting With French," and he joins us to talk about his experiences.
In this edition of This Green Earth, Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson first speak with Chris Crockett, an aquatic biologist with the Utah Department of Wildlife Resources. Crockett specializes in amphibians and discusses the re-introduction of the Columbia Spotted Frog into Swaner Preserve. After that, Chris and Nell speak with Katy Wang of the Park City Film Series about their latest film, A Fierce Green Fire, a documentary about the origins of the environmental movement here in the U.S.