Radio Show for Thursday, October 5, 2006 

National Parks in Focus

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 Segment 1

News. . . . then . .

Sensational New Caves Discovered in Sequoia National Park


Good Earth Graphics / Dave Bunnell


We talk with the man whose job it is to direct the exploration, research, protection and interpretation of this new national treasure, 

Joel Despain,

Cave Manager at Sequoia National Park.


Joel invites you to email him at:


   Segment 2

Our National Parks 

have a new Director,  

Mary Bomar.


What might this mean for our National Parks? 

You'll find out from 

Bill Wade, 

Executive Council Chairman







Send your comments 

to Sidney Wildesmith at




  Segment 3

Monarchs are Migrating


In The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, people are tagging the butterflies to help study their migratory habits. We talk with

Jason Love

Citizen Scientist at the


Next Week:

EarthPark / updates on the Ivory Billed Woodpecker and more.