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.

December 16, 2012

2012-12-16

	 December 16, 2012

Mike and Lisa Albrecht talk to authors of books about the environment and green energy, then talk about a suit filed in Springfield against the IDNR as a way to stop a frac sand mine outside of Starved Rock State Park.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.27MB




December 9, 2012

2012-12-09

							 December 9, 2012

Mike, Lisa Albrecht and Sarah Batka discuss books in the gardening, environmental and green living categories that would make good holiday gifts, then talk to a couple of engineers about an anaerobic digestion system on Chicago's south side.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.35MB - Duration: 1:54:37 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




December 2, 2012

2012-12-02

	December 2, 2012

Mike gets advice on keeping your trees healthy following a difficult weather year, then welcomes an organic farmer to the studio, and gets an update on the General Assembly veto session in Springfield.

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November 25, 2012

2012-11-25

	 November 25, 2012

Mike updates the situation regarding a proposed frac sand mine at Starved Rock State Park, helps celebrate a victory over a CAFO in western Illinois, then helps people answer their holiday plant care questions.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.27MB - Duration: 1:54:22 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




Starved Rock Still Under the Gun, While Citizens in Jo Daviess County Beat Back a Megadairy

2012-11-25

		 Starved Rock Still Under the Gun, While Citizens in Jo Daviess County Beat Back a Megadairy

Mike reports on the latest setback in the effort to keep an open pic frac sand mine from being dug outside of Starved Rock State Park, then talks to citizens who defeated efforts to build a megadairy in Jo Daviess County.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 10.58MB - Duration: 30:49 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




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2012-11-25

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A Conversation with Arnold Randall, Chair of Chicago Wilderness and General Superintendent for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County

2012-11-16

	A Conversation with Arnold Randall, Chair of Chicago Wilderness and General Superintendent for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County

Mike and Arnold Randall preview the Chicago Wilderness Congress 2012, then talk about the state of the Cook County Forest Preserves.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 14.52MB - Duration: 42:18 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




November 11, 2012

2012-11-11

	 November 11, 2012

Mike talks about the expansion of the TreeKeepers program to cities other than Chicago, then previews the Chicago Wilderness Congress with Arnold Randall from the Forest Preserve District of Cook County.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.3MB - Duration: 1:54:29 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




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2012-11-04

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October 14, 2012

2012-10-14

	 October 14, 2012

Mike talks to Doug Tallamy about the importance of native plants for sustaining native biology, then discusses The Great Escape theme music, radio, and local and national environmentalism with callers.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.5MB - Duration: 1:55:04 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




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