Agriculture

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Beaver Taught Salmon To Jump

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program originally aired on March 15, 2021 Beavers have been called “Nature’s Engineers.” In fact, the Army of Corps of Engineers could learn a lot from beavers. Instead of re-engineering nature to serve narrow human interests, beavers engineer the natural environm... Read more

Grow Portland provides critical outdoor learning opportunities for schoolkids

Airs at: Wed, 04/21/2021 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Earth Day is Thursday, April 22nd, and we’re taking the opportunity to learn more about different avenues for environmental advocacy in our community. KBOO's Althea Billings speaks with Michelle Welton, the Executive Director at Grow Portland, a non-profit that works wit... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour April 26th 2021

Airs at: Mon, 04/26/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this Episode og the Old Mole which includes Viral Epidemics. Bill Resnick interviews David Quammen, a journalist of science, who wrote the book, Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic. Published in 2013 it eerily predicted the Covi... Read more

Farmers Ending Hunger connects donations from farmers to food banks

Airs at: Tue, 04/20/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Farmers Ending Hunger is a non-profit organization started in 2004 that works toward eliminating hunger in Oregon by connecting farmers, food processors and food banks. The pandemic has increased the need for food bank support as millions have lost work or income because... Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee on 04/18/21

Airs at: Sun, 04/18/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee
  A show celebrating and highlighting some of the great programming available through KBOO. We also consider the evolution of grasses and human dependence upon them.as well as different perspectives on Spring.     Resources African Rice in the Amazon https://youtu.be/j... Read more

Earth Day Special: Ecological responsibility for family farmers

Airs at: Thu, 04/22/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  KBOO's Isobel Charle talks with Alice Morrison of Friends of Family Farmers to get an update on the state of Oregon's small and mid-sized farms. Alice shares her take on being a farmer during the pandemic, links between racial justice and farming, as well as the main str... Read more

Proposed bill would limit timber industry influence on Board of Forestry

Airs at: Mon, 03/22/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "Over the last 30 or 40 years, the ownership of Oregon's forests has really shifted. Decisions are made by people who have never set foot on the ground" -Oregon State Senator Jeff Golden Oregon has long been a frontier in the conflict between conservation and the timber... Read more

Banning Animal Cruelty and Abuse In Oregon

Airs at: Fri, 03/26/2021 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
Today we get to speak with David Michelson, the chief petitioner of the Yes On IP13 campaign and director of the petition committee End Animal Cruelty. The Initiative Petition 13 is a proposed ballot initiative for the 2022 Oregon general election. If passed, IP13 would rem... Read more

Squash Trials & Farming is Medicine

Airs at: Wed, 03/17/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
On today's episode of the Food Show, Lane Selman and Patrick Merscher talk about the Northern Organic Vegetable Improvement Collaborative, the Culinary Breeding Network, and their work helping organic growers select the best winter squash varieties. Among other evaluation t... Read more

Earth Day Special Programming

  On Thursday, April 22nd, KBOO will be celebrating Earth Day with special programming devoted to climate action. The climate crisis is one of the most pressing issues the globe faces and on Earth Day, we will be exploring its impacts close to home and around the globe. We... Read more