Chris Cherniak

Co-host of KPCW's This Green Earth.

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The Mountain Life - September 28, 2016

Sep 28, 2016

First guest is Luke Cartin, Environmental Sustainability Manager at Park City Municipal. Guest number two is Craig Sanchez who is retiring after 24 years with Park City Municipal. The last guest on the program is Esther Gokhale talking about easing  back pain  with the Gokhale Method. 

The first guest on the program is Sarina Jepsen of the Xerces Society  who discusses the Rusty Patched Bumble Bee and a proposal to list the bee on the Endangered Species List.  The second guest is Brian McInerney of the National Weather Service.  He discusses why this past summer was so hot and dry.  

This Green Earth - September 20, 2016

Sep 20, 2016

Recently, a local nonprofit dedicated to protecting animals, has worked with the Utah Department of Transportation to extend the existing animal barriers that line a portion of I-80 near Parleys Summit.  Save People, Save Wild Life,  is the name of this nonprofit.  Jim Clarke and Sharon Cantwell from this group join us in the first part of the program to discuss the program.  Then, in the second half of the show we’ll catch up with Dr.

This Green Earth - September 6, 2016

Sep 13, 2016

Chris and Nell’s first guest is Matt Pacer, a director of Heal Utah, a nonprofit which focuses on Utah environmental policy.  The second guest on the program is Steven Trimble, photographer and writer who discusses a new book in support of the Bears Ears National Monument.  

  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.  

  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.  

  On the program today the firs guest is Molly Brooks who is the new Outreach and Communications Director for Recycle Utah. She talks about the latest types and tons of material they have sent to recycling, reprocessing and repurposing.

  Chris and Nell's first guest is John Hopkins, member of the NRDC's E2 organization.John talks about the Energy Plans and platforms proposed by both the Democratic and Republican Partys.And in the second half of the show, Chris and Nell speak with Richard Conniff, author of the new book:House of the Lost Worlds - Dinosaurs, Dynastics and the Story of Life on Earth.                    

This Green Earth - August 2, 2016

Aug 2, 2016

  The first guest is Steve Forrest with Defender of Wildlife, discussing the possible extinction of pallid sturgeon in the Yellowstone River. Then, Mike Luers with SBWRD talks about the critically low water levels in East Canyon Creek and why that is happening.  Finally, Shelly Gillwald stops by to discuss efforts being made to reduce paper and plastic bottle usage at the Park City Extreme Cup Soccer Tournament this weekend. 

This Green Earth - July 26, 2016

Jul 26, 2016

  Republic Services recently signed a contract with the county to continue solid waste pickup in Park City and Summit County.  Joining Chris and Nell in the first part of the program  to discuss the contract is Reece DeMille, Manager of Municipal Services and Government affairs – Northern Utah – for Republic. Then in the second part of the program they speak with Katie Bernhard, a Park City resident who just returned from a year’s stay in Rwanda where she provided environmental education and management services to a local town.

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