Nature

Karen Grey

 

Ten years ago, when this program was recorded, Karen Grey created an outdoor preschool where children were given an opportunity to find a part of themselves that our fear culture and push for academic excellence, even at the preschool age, does not allow. Karen is moving onto a new phase of her life. We thank her, wish her well, and celebrate the continuation of Carbondale Waldkinder.

Will Evans

 

Dick Lamm,

 

38th Governor of Colorado,

 

reflects as an elder

 

on the

 

“Law of Unintended Consequences”

 

and our relationship

 

with

 

Hungry deer in the northeastern U. S. are likely changing the acoustics of their forests by eating up bushes, small trees and other leafy plants that normally would affect the transmission of natural sounds such as bird calls.

coloradocranes.org

The Naturalist Nights speaker series continues this week with retired biologist Van Graham talking about the latest research on sandhill cranes. The birds were listed as a Colorado endangered species in 1973. Graham began working with the cranes while in Steamboat Springs, which is where the core population of Colorado’s nesting and staging cranes is located. KDNK's Mark Duggan talked to Graham about what Naturalist Nights attendees can expect to learn at his presentation.

Ron Melmon

When the citizens of Telluride were threatened with a 600 acre development at the gateway to their town, they came together despite their differences. Ron Melmon, producer of The Valley, explains "Even in a divided nation there is a place where democracy and nature meet.

Bill Kight

Bill Kight once worked for the Forest Service protecting sacred indigenous sites. Here, he shares with Gwen Garcelon his perspective on fire and relationship to place.

Jody Guralnick Creates Art Inspired by Fungi

Sep 5, 2018
Jody Guralnick

Artist Jody Guralnick's show The Fifth Kingdom is inspired by the intricate networks of growth and decay that pattern our world. Here she joins Megan Tackett on Express Yourself to talk about her work.