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Posted on: May 17, 2018

[ARCHIVED] In the News. . .Washtenaw Wilderness, Wildlife Rights & Invasive Plant Research


Issues of the Environment 
Weekly radio show that airs each Wednesday at 6:50am and 8:50am. This show has been named Best Mini-Documentary or Series by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters!

  • May 16, 2018: Establishing the Washtenaw Wilderness
    Washtenaw County has always taken its environment seriously.  Now, it is the first county in Michigan to be certified as a community wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation.  In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's David Fair chats with Mary Lapp, team leader of the Washtenaw Wilderness Community Wildlife Habitat, about what it takes for a community to receive such an honor.
    For questions or ideas for future show topics, please contact Mary Mathias Lapp.

The Green Room
Monthly radio show that airs the last Friday of each month at 6:50am and 8:50am. This show has received a Merit award for Mini-Documentary or Series by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters!  Check out the TV show on Ann Arbor's CTN!

  • April 27, 2018:  Wildlife "Rights" Vs. "Management" - Perspectives Underlying the Debate (Radio)
    Inspired by the intense controversy over Ann Arbor’s deer cull, this two-part series focuses on underlying value systems that shape perspectives on wildlife management issues.

  • April 10, 2018 (73)  Current Research with Invasives. (TV) 
    Bernd Blossey of Cornell University discusses his research on invasive plant species, and how non-native earthworms and deer can contribute to their spread.

Tune in to 89.1FM WEMU to hear the shows on air, or listen to archived shows on our Issues of the Environment and The Green Room pages.

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