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.

September 17, 2017 – Wildcrafting, Tracking Monarchs

2017-09-22

Lisa M. Rose talks about her book Midwest Medicinal Plants and how you can forage for those plants in your own yard. Doug Taron from the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum reports on Midwest monarch populations as they begin their migration to Mexico.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 48.4MB - Duration: 1:45:44 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




September 16, 2017 – Remaking Plans to Remake Jackson Park

2017-09-22

Friends of the Parks Executive Director Juanita Irizarry returns to the show to discuss the latest developments surrounding the proposed Obama Presidential Center in Chicago’s Jackson Park.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 24.11MB - Duration: 52:41 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




September 10, 2017 – Reclaiming Plastics and Toxics

2017-09-21

BK Sharma from ISTC explains how scientists are using pyrolysis to convert plastic back back into petroleum products. Two recycling experts explore the possibilities of reclaiming household storm debris.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 48.71MB - Duration: 1:46:24 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




September 9, 2017 – The Challenge of Food Waste

2017-09-21

Gary Oppenheimer, founder and Executive Director of AmpleHarvest.org, explains his organization’s mission to enlist backyard gardeners to fight food waste by connecting them to local food pantries.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 24.13MB - Duration: 52:43 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




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