environment

Ecology Center

Weighing the pros and cons of incentive-based energy programs.  David Wright is the Clean Energy Program Director at the Ann Arbor-based Ecology Center, and he's our guest on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

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Sustaining our food future through aquaculture.   Jim Diana is a Professor of Fisheries and Aquaculture at the University of Michigan's School of Natural Resources, and he's our guest on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

On any given day, we waste a lot of food, whether it's during preparation, after it hits our plates, or because it's gone bad in the refrigerator.  Most of us probably don't think of this as an environmental issue, but it is.  

January is radon awareness month.   Washtenaw County environmental educator Angela Parsons is our guest on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.  She explains the dangers of radon and why you might want to have your home tested for the cancer-causing gas. 

Issues of the Environment

Jan 9, 2013

Evan Pratt is Washtenaw County's new Water Resources Commissioner, and he's our guest on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

Tips from Washtenaw County- RiverSafe

Michigan Environmental Council Communications Director Hugh McDiarmid discusses environmental decisions made by state lawmakers in 2012 on this month's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU.

Brenda Bentley is our guest on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.  She's the author of "River Walks Ann Arbor", with tips on enjoying the outdoors in the Ann Arbor area.

Issues of the Environment

Dec 12, 2012

The "green" pros and cons of real and artificial Christmas trees.  MSU Horticulture and Forestry professor Dr. Bert Cregg is our guest on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

December's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU examines Michigan's energy future with Bill Rustem, the Strategy Director for Michigan Governor Rick Snyder.

What mode of holiday travel is best for the environment?  Dr. John DiCicco has some answers.  DiCicco is a professor at the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources, and a researcher at the UofM Energy Institute.   He's our guest on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

Ann Arbor's Public Services Communications Liason Nancy Stone discusses how you can 'go green' this holiday season on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

Learn about Dawn Farms' "Green Farm Project" on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

Michigan's bat population is at risk.  Eastern Michigan University biology professor Dr. Allen Kurta explains why  on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

Hugh McDiarmid is the Communications Director for the Michigan Environmental Council, and he weighs in on the failure of the 15X25 ballot proposal on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

This month's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU is an in-depth examination of Proposal 3 on the November 6th Michigan Ballot, more commonly known as the 25X25 proposal for renewable energy.  The guests are Steve Transeth and Doug Jester.  Transeth is a spokesperson for the group Clean Affordable Renewable Energy, which opposes proposal 3.  Jester is a principal at the strategy and consulting firm 5-Lakes Energy.  Jester speaks in favor of proposal 3.

This week, WEMU's Issues of the Environment takes one last look at Michgian's 25X25 ballot proposal.  Our guest is the Executive Director of the Sierra Club's Michigan chapter, Anne Woiwode.

On this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, Megan Brown of Clean Affordable Renewable Energy, or CARE, explains the group's opposition to proposal 3 on Michigan's November ballot.

This week, WEMU's Issues of the Environment examines ways to improve solid waste management.  Our guest is the CEO of Resource Recycling Systems, Jim Frey.

Land conservancies are the topic of October's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU.

Climate Change
Angela Cesere | AnnArbor.com

Sizing up the effects of climate change in our area.  UofM research associate Evan Mallen is our guest on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

Dr. Mike Shriberg has the  'pros' of the 25X25 ballot proposal facing Michigan voters in November on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

Ypsilanti River Cleanup Set for Sunday

Sep 13, 2012
Bob Eccles

Volunteers will converge on the Huron River in Ypsilanti Sunday for a yearly cleanup effort.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

First Friday Focus on the Environment

Sep 7, 2012
Even more than 54.
http://forum.datacad.com/viewtopic.php?t=6761

54-point-five mile per gallon CAFE standard by 2025 is doable and worth achieving.  So says our guest on this months First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU.

Ann arbor Greenway
http://michigan.sierraclub.org/huron

Planning underway for a new park and greenway for Ann Arbor's Allen Creek corridor.   Find out more on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

Spring Valley Trout Farm
Spring Valley Trout Farm

This week, Issues of the Environment from WEMU is "goin' fishing" with Spring Valley Trout Farm owner Jim Kaercher.

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