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In response to the national election and the appointment of people who continuously call into question the validity of science around important topics such as HUMAN CAUSED climate change, a group of passionate volunteers are organizing the Idaho March for Science in Boise on April 22nd, 2017.

This group is engaging and activating people from across the political spectrum to stand up in defense of science and the role it plays in protecting and enhancing our quality of life for all communities. They care about protecting the free exchange of ideas as our society continues to try to solve our most pressing environmental, health, economic, and social problems. Tune in to my conversation with two of the volunteer leaders in this effort in defense of science: Dick Jordan and Kevin Shrumm.

Dick Jordan is a science teacher with 35 years of experience (fun) inspiring the next generation of scientists and environmentalists and Kevin Shrumm is an undergrad student at Boise State studying Geoscience and Education.

 

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“We don’t need a law against McDonald’s or a law against slaughterhouse abuse. We ask too much salvation by legislation. All we need to do is empower individuals with the right philosophy and the right information to opt out en masse.”  -Joel Salatin, Keynote Speaker for the 2014 Idaho Sustainable Agriculture Symposium

 

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We came together on the airwaves with Pete Pearson & Seann Sweeney of the Idaho Center for Sustainable Agriculture to discuss what they do to support sustainable agriculture in the Gem State.

Listen and learn about the new “Seed Library”, Boise’s initiative to increase local food production, support for emerging agricultural entrepreneurs & the Sustainable Agriculture Symposium which will be hosted in Nampa on November 18, 2014. The Symposium will feature special guest Joel Salatin, a sustainable agriculture expert who has appeared in many food documentaries.

The Idaho Center for Sustainable Agriculture interview podcast is available below:

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Kris Pic cropped 12-16-13On today’s show I’ll be talking with Kris Wilson, the new Program Manager for USGBC Idaho. Kris brings a background in environmental resource protection, a diverse skill set and a motivation for promoting green building practices to the position. In 2000, Kris graduated summa cum laude with a Biological Resources degree from the University of Northern Iowa. He went on to work in climate change ecological impact and carbon cycle research. Since relocating to Idaho in 2008, Kris has worked in applied water resource conservation and as an administrator for energy efficiency, alternative energy, and economic revitalization projects in rural Idaho. He  subsequently managed the Idaho Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund which finances environmental contamination clean up projects throughout the state. Most recently, Kris worked with Community Rebuilds, a Utah based affordable, sustainable housing organization that developed an award winning green building education and economic improvement program using straw bale construction techniques.  We hope you can tune in to 89.9 at noon today, or stream the show live at http://mainsite.radioboise.org/ to hear more about the newest member of the USGBC Idaho team. If you missed the show, it is available as a recorded podcast.

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