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Posted on: May 24, 2018

[ARCHIVED] In the News. . .Kirtland's Warbler Revival, Urban Gardening & Wildlife Rights


Issues of the Environment 
Weekly radio show that airs each Wednesday at 6:50am and 8:50am. This show has been named Best Mini-Documentary or Series by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters!

  • May 24, 2018: Kirtland's Warbler Likely To Be Removed From Endangered Species List
    Thanks to efforts over several decades, the Kirtland's warbler, a rare bird native to Michigan forests, may be removed from the endangered species list.  In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's David Fair speaks to Juliet Berger, an ornithologist for the City of Ann Arbor and President of the Washtenaw Audubon Society, about what the future holds for this avian species.
    For questions or ideas for future show topics, please contact Mary Mathias Lapp.

The Green Room
Monthly radio show that airs the last Friday of each month at 6:50am and 8:50am. This show has received a Merit award for Mini-Documentary or Series by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters!  Check out the TV show on Ann Arbor's CTN!

  • April 27, 2018:  Wildlife "Rights" Vs. "Management" - Perspectives Underlying the Debate (Radio)
    Inspired by the intense controversy over Ann Arbor’s deer cull, this two-part series focuses on underlying value systems that shape perspectives on wildlife management issues.

  • May 14, 2018 (74)  Gardening Amidst Urban Wildlife. (TV) 
    Organic Gardener Barb Scholz shares how she raises vegetables, honeybees and chickens amidst urban wildlife.

Tune in to 89.1FM WEMU to hear the shows on air, or listen to archived shows on our Issues of the Environment and The Green Room pages.

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