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  • Ending our Summer of Water series, Jessa talks with Hannah and Justin from the City of Pocatello to investigate what the City does to protect Idaho’s water resources, and how Pocatello locals can participate in that.
  • We’ve talked about water a lot this summer, but hang in there! Sustainable Idaho takes a shift away from farmers this year and into the 20% – municipalities. David Hoekema from the Department of Water Resources talks with Jessa about how the state of Idaho is managing climate change, irrigation, and growing cities.
  • Join hosts Dr. Leif Tapanila and Peter Pruett as they meet with Dr. Cheryl Schultz, professor of conservation biology at Washington State University to discuss Western Monarch butterflies.
  • Jessa and Emma sit down with Mike Settell from Watershed Guardians to gain an understanding of this unique Idaho organization.
  • Hosts Peter Pruett and Dr. Leif Tapanila are joined by guest Sandra Gladish, director of interpretation and education at Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument and Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve.Can you help us with the trivia? There’s a new species of fossil otter that was described from Hagerman. What rock star is it named after?Lontra weiri. Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead
  • This week, I decided to take a step back from some of our heftier topics to talk with our old host Eizaak Jordan about the Sustainability Club and to introduce our new host, Katie Kelshaw.
  • On last week’s episode, Eizaak and I talked about fire management as the fire season continues into late August. For this episode, Dr. Nick Nauslar, a fire meteorologist from the Bureau of Land Management and Dr. Creighton Hardin, a recently retired local pediatrician, agreed to talk to me more about the effects of longer fire seasons.
  • Over the course of this series, we’ve introduced nuclear energy, and explored its pros and cons. Today, we’ll be concluding our nuclear energy series by talking about economic perspectives. For this episode, we invited economist, Dr. Greg Weeks, and Citizens' Climate Lobby Liaison to Representative Mike Simpson, Nancy Basinger to talk with us about nuclear energy’s economic viability
  • For our third nuclear energy episode, we invited Hannah Smay and Leigh Ford from the Snake River Alliance in addition to Lisa Hecht, an organizer who works with The Union of Concerned Scientists, to discuss nuclear power drawbacks and risks with us.
  • In this episode, we introduce a new series on nuclear energy. We started this series by talking with Dr. Dunzik-Gougar from Idaho State University and Dr. Gehin from Idaho National Laboratory, who provided nuclear energy background information including the mining, energy production, and waste storage processes.
  • Grab your camera, and join us for that perfect shot! This episode of The Nature of Idaho features a conversation with wildlife photographer Devin Hillam.
  • In the final episode of their Wolf Series, Eizaak and Ailie explore different wolf management strategies by talking with Suzanne Stone, co-founder of the Wood River Wolf Project, and Toby Boudreau from Idaho Fish and Game.