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Abby Gierke interviews Rebecca Weiss, a birding guide for the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies and author of local birding guide, "Birds of Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley". They talk all things birds including: how she became interested in birds, how reforestation after wildfires has effected the bird population here, and much more.

This month, host Abby Gierke speaks with Pitkin County Deputy Anthony Todaro. They cover everything from the start of his career, the department's work with Mountain Rescue, and skiing with Michelle Obama, to the national conversation on policing and the state of policing in our valley.

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Hear from Barbara Freeman, founder of LaMedichi: a digital-financial literacy and savings platform, which has distributed monthly relief funding to the Roaring Fork Valley's most vulnerable community members during the pandemic. Learn more about Barbara, her previous career, and how she's landed where she is today.

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February was a dangerous and deadly month in the Colorado backcountry. Abby Gierke talks with Brian Lazar, Deputy Director for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center about Brian's rituals before he heads into the backcountry, the evolution of avalanche forecasting and mitigation, advice for parents, the importance of mentorship, and much more.