Human Interest   

Salmon People       Parts 1, 2 & 3

Charles Hudson Public Affairs Manager

Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission

Today, we hear the story of the Salmon, from the perspective of the native people who have allied their lives with this powerful animal.

"River Elk"

Reading from the book 

"All My Relations"

 by Susan Chernak McElroy

Jeff Mitchum: Things You Need to Know to be a Great Nature Photographer.

The life and photography of Jeff Mitchum.

In 3 segments.

Steve Michelson

Executive Director

Lobitos Creek Ranch Studio

The Wilds of NYC. Sidney Wildesmith.

Commentary and observations of a week in the Big Apple by your Host, Sidney Wildesmith

5 Secrets to Better Nature Drawing

by Sidney Wildesmith

(4th in the Series)

Car Crunch in Pasadena. 

Mayor Bill Bogaard / City of Pasadena, CA. The theme of "Who Killed the Electric Car" was suddenly being replayed this week, as Nissan Motor Company was about to pick up Pasadena's 11 Hypermini electric cars, and haul them off to be ground up into history. And Pasadena said, "hey, not so fast!" and history is being written as we speak.

Doug Scott  talks to us from the clearing on the Mountain.One of America's preeminent wilderness historians and advocates has invited us all to join him for a very personal history of the American Wilderness movement as we all take a walk to the clearing in the mountains.If you want to really understand how the American Wilderness emerged, its early champions, its mission and now its future, this is your chance. 

Join us on the mountain.

Sundance Channel Green. Laura Michalchyshyn, Executive VP, Programming and Marketing. The Sundance Channel. 

It's coming in early 2007, a regular primetime block of programming about our earth, sustainability, and nature with direction from one of Earth's preeminent friends, Robert Redford. 

Get the scoop on this great mainstream media advance. 

Greenland may be green sooner than you think. Dr. H. Jay Zwally

Senior Research Scientist  Goddard Space Flight Center

discusses his years of work monitoring the changes occurring on Greenland's icecap. Recent reports make it clear that Greenland's icecap is melting twice as fast as it was a mere 4 years ago.

Dr Zwally continues and discusses changes expected in the years ahead, and what, if anything, we can do to stem the tides of change.

Adam Shapiro, Co-Producer of "Darfur Diaries," discusses the legacy of Darfur, and what brought him to the point of traveling to Darfur with Aisha Bain and Jen Marlowe, who became the co-producers of "Darfur Diaries." (hour long show in 3 parts)

Ann(e) Smith. As the price of gasoline hits the homeland, we hear from Ann(e) Smiths from across America, and how they are dealing with these changes as mothers, workers, retirees and citizens.

When Rattlesnakes Bite. Dr. Sean Bush

Staff Emergency Physician / Menlo Park, California. The truth is, we have to be aware of rattle snakes. Here is what you need to know when you see one, and what to do if ever you should be bitten.

Mesa Verde National Historical Park. Dan Puskar, Centennial Coordinator. Mesa Verde National Park is 100 years old this year. We talk with Dan Puskar, who knows a lot about this legendary wonder, about its past and its present, and the events that are marking this Centennial Celebration.

Reporting From Around the World. Following a massive magnitude 8.1 earthquake off the coast of Tonga, we head to American Samoa to see how they are responding to the warnings of a possible tsunami. Europe has been suffering through one of the worst floods in a hundred years. We get a report from Bucharest, Romania.

Kuala Lampur. Lawrence Myers, International School of Kuala Lumpur. Lawrence talks about what students are doing for EarthDay 2006, and about Malaysia, and its diverse lands. 

India. Deepak Gau, Mediavision Infotainment Co., Gurgaon, India. Deepak has been instrumental in planning an EarthDay 2006 event that is expected to attract thousands. Hear about his hopes for this new celebration in India.  (part 3 of our 2006 EarthDay Show)

Katrina update. Daryl Malek-Wiley, Sierra Club . . . Reporting from New Orleans. Daryl Malek-Wiley has been with the Sierra Club for years, working from the New Orleans and Baton Rouge offices. Daryl gave us a field report within days of the Katrina disaster, focusing on the flooding, the contamination and the outlook at that time. He returned, after months away, to check out what was happening in his neighborhood. Since he's been back, he has focused his expertise on two neighborhoods dramatically impacted by the storm. 

Moving Back Home? (to New Orleans) Dr. Gina Solomon, Sr. Scientist / NRDC. Following extensive scientific studies on the environmental conditions that people face when considering moving back into their homes and neighborhoods, Dr. Solomon discusses the toxins in the surface sediments and the existence of serious levels of mold in homes that will need to be either torn down or rebuilt. Is it safe? Find out from the experts.

Being Caribou Karsten Heuer and his wife Leanne set off on a 5-month, 1000-mile journey to walk in the footprints of the Porcupine Caribou herd, from Canada to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and back.     Available as PodCast

Maui Nui Botanical Gardens. Tina Barnes Maui, Hawaii. Tina, who volunteers at the Gardens, talks about their EarthDay 2006 celebrations, about the gardens, and some of the challenges that are facing the Island Paradise of Hawai.   (2006 EarthDay Show)

Katrina Update: Daryl Malek-Wiley gives us a 2-part overview of this legendary Gulf Coast storm. 
Be Friends to your BEST FRIENDS this 4th of July: Dr. Mark Goldstein, San Diego Humane Society
The Art of Life: Artist Roark Griffin talks about his fascination with painting raptors and the land.
The Evolution of our Future: with Elisabet Sahtouris (in 3 parts) 
Pale Male Nest Restored: Lincolm Karim
Tsunami - 6th sense of animals in disasters. Dr. David Shepherdson/Oregon Zoo
Tsunami: Sidney Wildesmith
Rare & Pride Campaigns: Paul Butler, Meghan Hill, Morne Farmer
Pale Male Nest Destroyed! Lincoln Karim from the street in NYC. . . LIVE!
Pale Male settlement! David Miller/NY Audubon
Search and Rescue Dogs  Sam Heigh / High Country K9's
Plant Portraits by A.R. Valentien
Jane Goodall: Address to Children of the World
Nature and Spirituality: Opening the Book of Nature
People's Thoughts on the Environment (3 parts)
Apache. . . A Love Affair   Sidney Wildesmith
Canine Companions: Dave Ball and "Hawk" 
Unearthing T-Rex: Peter Larson 
Hydrogen Cars NOW!
Backpacker Mag's "Get Out More" Team
Dr. Michael Suk: White House Scholar
Chip Ward: "Hopes Horizon"
Victory on Montana's Gloria Flora
NatureMaker: The Man who sculpts Trees 
American Chestnut Foundation
West Nile Virus
National Trail Associations
NPS Trails 
Golden Spike NM
Yellowstone Inn at 100 
Cane Creole NHM