For Land's Sake

Bill Kight hosts “For Land’s Sake" the second Tuesday of every month. The show features guests sharing thoughts on their personal connection to the land.

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For Land's Sake host Bill Kight explores the history of our area's original stewards, the Ute Indians. He talks about broken treaties, white 'assimilation' efforts and forced relocations. Bill Kight also discusses the need for reconciliation, and what we as individuals should do about injustice when we're made aware of it.

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On this month's For Land's Sake, host Bill Kight speaks with old friend Kevin Warner, who started his new job as the head of the Aspen/Sopris Ranger District of the White River National Forest on December 2nd, 2019.

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On this month's For Land's Sake, host Bill Kight shares his love for poetry and shares several evocative favorites.

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Heather McGregor and Jeff Peterson of the Glenwood Springs Citizens' Alliance join Bill Kight on For Land's Sake to talk about the proposed quarry expansion and their lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management.

Middle Colorado Watershed Council

This month on For Land's Sake, Bill Kight features the Middle Colorado Watershed Council with updates from Board President Morgan Hill about projects including a new activity and learning center in Rifle. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival will return with a showing at the Vaudeville in Glenwood on Thursday, April 2nd and a showing at the Ute in Rifle on Saturday, April 4th.

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This month on For Land's Sake, host Bill Kight talks about sense of place and place making with Genevieve Joelle Villamizar.

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Bill Kight interviews author John F. Ross about The Promise of the Grand Canyon: John Wesley Powell's Perilous Journey and His Vision for the American West.

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Local rancher Bill Fales talks with Bill Kight about protecting the watershed, the risks of wolf reintroduction, and other changing conditions in the Roaring Fork Valley.

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Frosty Merriott joins Bill Kight to talk about serving on Carbondale’s Board of Trustees and land management issues he confronted while in office.

Ranger Karen Schroyer shares about her time with the Aspen-Sopris Ranger District as she gets ready to move on after more than five years of service.

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Diana Alcantara teaches Spanish at Carbondale Community School and runs the school's garden program. Sara Tymczyszyn is the market manager for Carbondale's Farmers' Market and aspires to start a youth gardening project for teens in the Roaring Fork Valley. Host Bill Kight talks to them about the importance of connecting youth with the land through local agriculture.

Peter Heller

Best-selling author Peter Heller joins Bill Kight on For Land's Sake to talk about his new book The River.

This month's episode of For Land's Sake features a conversation with Karin Teague, Executive Director of the Independence Pass foundation.

This month's episode of For Land's Sake features a conversation with Carl Segerstrom of High Country News. Segerstrom is a Contributing Editor with HCN's North Desk, covering Alaksa, Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho and Montana. Host Bill Kight talks to Segerstrom about the recent nomination of Rifle, Colorado native David Bernhardt for U.S. Interior Secretary and what's ahead for the Endangered Species Act. For Land's Sake airs the second Tuesday of every month on KDNK. Host Bill Kight talks to guests sharing thoughts on their personal connection to the land. Hear archived episodes here.

On this month's edition of For Land's Sake, host Bill Kight talks with John Fayhee. He was the longtime editor of the much-beloved Mountain Gazette who's now part of a group behind the Roaring Fork Weekly Journal based out of Basalt. He and Fayhee talk about the new publication, hiking trails best left undescribed, and the benefits of certain mind-expanding activities in the backcountry. Bill Kight hosts For Land's Sake on the 2nd Tuesday of every month. The show features guests sharing thoughts on their personal connection to the land.

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On today's show, Amy Hadden Marsh joins host Bill Kight to look at the top five theats to public lands.

Jon Waterman

Author Jon Waterman shares about his new book Chasing Denali with For Land's Sake host Bill Kight.

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Long-time resident Dorothea Farris was a Pitkin County Commissioner for 12 years and brings much needed wisdom to current land use issues.

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Host Bill Kight speaks with Dr. John Hausdoerffer, the dean of the School of Environment & Sustainability at Western State Colorado University in Gunnison.

Host Bill Kight talks to Cally Carswell, High Country News contributing editor, about a sense of place. You can find Carswell's essay in the August 6th issue of High Country News.

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Elizabeth Fourneir, author of the Green Burial Guidebook, shares about her book on environmentally friendly burial practices.

Dale Will of Pitkin County Open Space and Trails provides an update on the Crystal Valley Trail.

On May 10, 2016, Bill Kight interviewed local artists Mary Noon and Fred Haberlein for one of the first ever episodes of For Land's Sake.

Dr. Will Evans joins host Bill Kight to speak about slowing down in nature and allowing a relationship to the land to center us.

Genevieve Villamizar

Today's guest is Genevieve Villamizar, outdoor landscape designer, CMC Instructor and writer. She discusses caring for plants in the Colorado climate.

Morgan Hill of the Middle Colorado Watershed Council joins host Bill Kight to talk about the Wild and Scenic Film Festival later this month.

Will Roush, Wilderness Workshop

Will Roush of Wilderness Workshop joins Bill Kight to speak about President Trump's reduction of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments.


For today's program, Bill Kight interviews Bo Persiko, at Colorado Mountain College, about environmental ethics.

Today on For Land's Sake, Beth White and Matt Annabel join host Bill Kight to talk about Ballot Issue 1A and the importance of historical societies in Colorado.

KDNK's Public Affairs program For Land's Sake features guest Dale Will, of the Pitkin County Open Space and Trails program, talking about the completion of the Crystal River Trail to Crested Butte.

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