gardening, the environment, green living and a lot of humor

Mike Nowak, co-host Peggy Malecki and members of the show's green team discuss important gardening and environment topics with authorities in the field.

October 20, 2013

2013-10-20

October 20, 2013

Mike talks to Albert Bates about the challenge of living more sustainably, looks at the Farm Bill and the Food Safety Modernization Act, and talks about the importance of soil health for trees.

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Albert Bates and the Ecovillage Response to the Crises of Our Planet

2013-10-20

		 Albert Bates and the Ecovillage Response to the Crises of Our Planet

Albert Bates, author, lecturer and permaculturist with the Ecovillage Training Center, talks about how appropriate, sustainable choices are the key to the future of America and the planet.

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2013-10-20

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October 13, 2013

2013-10-13

		 October 13, 2013

Mike and Lisa Albrecht discuss the upcoming Solar Power International Convention in Chicago, then Mike talks to scientist and activist Sandra Steingraber about fracking in Illinois, New York and the rest of the country.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.53MB - Duration: 1:55:09 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




October 6, 2013

2013-10-06

		 October 6, 2013

Mike revisits proposed frac sand mines in LaSalle County, and talks native plants with Connor and Kelsay Shaw from Possibility Place Nursery.

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September 29, 2013

2013-09-29

		 September 29, 2013

Mike talks seed saving with Mr. Brown Thumb, learns about and ordinance that would improve Cook County laws regulating fly-dumping and recycling facilities, and previews a giant pumpkin weigh off.

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Can We Save the Monarch Butterfly?

2013-09-24

	Can We Save the Monarch Butterfly?

Mike helps to preview a conference at the Chicago Botanic Garden which focuses on the decline of the monarch butterfly and how we can help to stop it.

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2013-09-24

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Which Trees Will Thrive in Chicago in 2050?

2013-09-22

	Which Trees Will Thrive in Chicago in 2050?

Mike talks to Dr. Andrew Bell from the Chicago Botanic Garden and arborist Pat Etherington from The Care of Trees, A Davey Company, about climate change and how that will affect tree choices in this century.

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September 22, 2013

2013-09-22

							 September 22, 2013

Mike and alternative energy expert Lisa Albrecht talk about the future of solar and wind power in Illinois. A scientist and an arborist discuss how climate change will affect tree choices around Chicago in the next one hundred years.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.36MB - Duration: 1:54:39 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




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