Radio Show for Thursday, September 28, 2006 

New Sightings of the 

Ivory-Billed Woodpecker revealed!

and then . . . . 

The Debate Over America's Wilderness

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 Segment 1

News. . . . then . .

Dr. Geoffrey Hill

Ornithologist at Auburn University

They're back! (?)


Recent sightings in Florida suggest The Ivory Billed Woodpecker has "returned".


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   Segment 2

Part 1

Another View of Wilderness

George Nickas

Executive Director

Wilderness Watch

As the legislative session ends prior to the Fall elections, a number of Wilderness Bills may be introduced. But a recent declaration by 80 environmental groups is rallying to put these new designations on hold. What's behind the debate. We find out in the in-depth interview that presents another side to the future of wilderness.

  Segment 3

Part 2

We continue with part 2 

of this interview with George Nickas as he looks ahead to where the wilderness movement needs to go in the months and years ahead.


click here for a pdf version of "Quid Pro Quo Wilderness

A New Threat to Public Lands"


To listen to the other side of this debate

 which was aired on September 7th,


Breaking News . . . .  

Newly discovered caves in Sequoia National Park. Coming next week.