Trashing the Trails

Apr 20, 2021
Justin Dayley

Outdoor recreation is massive here in Idaho, with 79% of all Idahoans participating in some form of outdoor recreation in 2017. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, even more of us are now getting out there and taking advantage of the wonderful recreational opportunities available in Idaho. Whilst this can be great for our physical and mental health, recreation can have detrimental affects on our intricate natural environments. This week on Sustainable Idaho, to learn about how we can recreate more sustainably and responsibly, Scott and Rachel speak to Justin Dayley, a local expert in outdoor recreation and the Director of the ISU Outdoor Adventure Center.

Logan Ramsey meets with Ben Storms to learn about what the Student Activities Board has planned for the end of the year. Listen in to hear about some remaining free passes to Lava Hot Springs and a Jackbox Game Night.

This edition of Know Your Media with Dr. Zac Gershberg features a conversation with journalist Christina Lords. Christina is the editor-in-chief of the Idaho Capital Sun and is a professional journalist covering local and state government. 


Welcome to ISU Onstage, a radio show that highlights the wealth of talent right here on our ISU campus. Each week, KISU is proud to present recorded music, theatre, and other exciting collaborations performed by ISU students and faculty.


For this week’s episode, we listen to Eduardo Martinez’s senior recital, held on April 7th, 2021 under the guidance of his flute professor, Dr. Julie Sorensen. His recital featured works by Schocker, Schubert, Doppler, Clarke, and Dutilleux.


Christine K. Walker is an award- winning director and producer behind the films Homo Heights, Backroads and American Splendor. She’s worked with some of the biggest stars: Bradley Cooper, Diane Keaton, Marissa Tomei, Kevin Kline, Paul Gimatti, among others.

Are your kids staring at the screen too much? On this episode, Dr. Scott Sampson from Dinosaur Train joins us to talk about How to raise a wild child. Don’t miss it.

Idaho is wilder than you did it get this way? This episode, Craig Gehrke from The Wilderness Society tells us about their efforts to preserve wilderness in our state.

In this special 2 part episode, host Krystoff Kissoon sits down with guest, Chris Stedman, writer, speaker, community organizer, and founding director of the Humanist Center of Minnesota.

Our guest is Aaron Moore, State Farm Insurance Agent here in Pocatello, Idaho.  Tonight's show will be Part 1 of a 2 part discussion on general liability insurance. Tonight's focus will be on automobile insurance.

The ISU Political Science Club, ISU Department of Political Science, and ISU Sustainability Club invite you to attend a speaking event about the state of enviromental policy in the U.S. and world today, on Thursday, April 22 from 6-8 P.M. on Zoom. The meeting ID 7301111670, and the passcode is 007700. 


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