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I’m pleased to welcome John Haussdoerfer to the show. He is a Professor of Environmental Sustainability and Philosophy at Western State Colorado University in Gunnison where he also directs the Center for Environment and Sustainability. He is also a fellow of the Center for Humans and Nature. And he is co-editor of a new book published by University of Chicago Press.

That book bears on what listeners have been hearing in Jack Loeffler’s documentaries. It is titled Wildness

Relations of People and Place. Coming up on August 5th — this Saturday at 6 PM,  essayist contributors to this book including Aaron Abeyta, Courtney White and co-editor Gavin Van Horn —  will share a reading at Garcia Street Books. 

Direct download: Haussdoerfer.mp3
Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 1:06pm MST

The looming August 21 solar eclipse will happen from about 10:20 am to 1:15 pm here in New Mexico. Rick Wallace of the Los Alamos Nature Center explains how to view and/or photograph the eclipse effectively and safely.

Direct download: hc-eclipse.mp3
Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 10:27am MST

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke toured parts of New Mexico last week as part of his White House-ordered review of national monument designations. As part of his visit, he and New Mexico's two Democratic Senators, Martin Heinrich and Tom Udall, took a trip on horseback through the Sabinoso Wilderness (the only as-yet totally inaccessible designated wilderness in the US).

KSFR's Hannah Colton held conversations surrounding the national monuments in question—Rio Grande del Norte near Taos and Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks outside Las Cruces—with Stuart Wilde, an advocate for retaining the Rio Grande del Norte designation; Senator Heinrich; and U.S. Representative Steve Pearce (R-NM).

Direct download: hc-natlmonu.mp3
Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 10:03am MST

U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representative Steve Pearce shared their views on healthcare in the wake of the unsuccessful Obamacare repeal effort.

Direct download: hc-heinaca.mp3
Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:42am MST

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