This month on the Recovery Zone, Stephanie Potter visits with the Pixie Project, an innovative animal rescue center and nonprofit pet supply store in NE Portland. Dogs are socialized at the on site Virginia Woof Doggy Day Care, and cats doze and play in a large sunny cattery. The center collaborates with animal shelters throughout the region and also provides job training to at-risk youth in collaboration with Outside In. Music by Kevin McLeod.
On the Columbia, sea lions have moved in because of Salmon struggling to make it up the dams. In order to protect the Salmon population from Sea Lions looking for an easy meal, the state has begun executing Sea Lions who frequent the location.
Some feel that the Sea Lions are being unfairly killed. Peter Shoaf talked to one such individual:
Conservationists and fishermen are optomistic the Obama administration will follow the instructions of US District Judge James Redden and take a new scientific approach to protecting Colombia River Salmon.
KBOO’s Brendan Grubb, in conjunction with the Oregon News Service, has more
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It's that time of year again - KBOOs Bread and Roses Collective, with hosts Carole and Nico,is set to bring you the CHICKEN TALK SHOW, a 2 hour special this Friday, May 15, 2009 from 6-8pm. Guests include Lisa Ewing, a chicken trainer at the Avian Medical Center. She'll do a live, on-air chicken training demo and will answer callers' questions about chickens. Growing Gardens will be there too. They sponsor the yearly "Tour De Coops," a tour of backyard chicken coops in Portland. And: chicken stories, chicken songs, and other surprises await you.
Is human nature good or evil? Can you move beyond your past if you were raised on a commune? Does industrial livestock farming of pigs and poultry lead to new diseases? These are the questions raised on this program, hosted by the Old Mole's Denise Morris.
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