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Dave Barrons on Community Resilience - Governance & Ecological Services

Bob Russell rejoins Dave Barrons to talk more about resilient governance and what it takes to make the governance process work well. After they identify a basic framework, they develop the main points by discussing the comparison between phragmites eradication around Saginaw Bay and a better experience around Old Mission Peninsula,  in Grand Traverse Bay. Peter Payette is in for the news review segment and Mike Cherry talks pets.

Dave Barrons on Community Resilience - Ecological Services

This program deviates from the regular format because of the July 4th holidays. Dave Barrons is joined by Andrew Knott, Executive Director of the Grand Traverse Bay Watershed Center for an extended discussion of the Center's ongoing Grand Traverse Bay Watershed tree canopy survey. Tree canopies are a perfect example of economic services coming from the primary economy, the ecological roots of our community. The conversation is extended into the areas of resilient governance and some of its components.

 

Dave Barrons' on Community Resilience - CSAs

This is the second program looking at CSA's.  Bob Russell joins in with his video production introducing us to the very successful Meadowlark Farms, a CSA farm with a knowledgeable and sustaining history. Meet Jon and Jenny as they share some of the fundamentals they've learned.
Our weekly review of news stories is with Maggie Peterson of the Petoskey News Review. Jill Beauchamp from Horizon Books is in with Book Talk.

My Wheels are Turning

Gary Howe, Neahtawanta Center board member, has created a very informative and active blog about transportation issues in the Traverse City area.

IPR's Points North - Governing Ourselves

 

Bob Russell, the co-director of the Neahtawanta Center, was on Interlochen Public Radio's Points North, hosted by Peter Payette on March 12, 2010.

 

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Speaking on Community Resilience

Going to Antrim county to speak at an ISLAND sponsored event Wednesday, February 17, 2010.

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