ICR -- Investigating Community Resilience
Every week Dave Barrons hosts a conversation about community resilience in the Northwestern Michigan. Each show investigates resilience through various themes with his guests. Select one of the themes in the left sidebar to watch past shows from that theme's perspective.

This is an archive site, please visit the new website - icr.nrec.org

Dave Barrons and Gary How continue with transportation resilience

Dave Barrons and Gary How continue their talk about transportation resilience. Decisions we make about transportation planning reflect values we place on other spaces in our lives and how we use them. Gary's web site-coordinates observational walks around Traverse City to observe the various relations at play. This talk also looked in more detail at the use of traffic roundabouts.

Dave Barrons on Community Resilience - Transportation

Dave Barrons presents a half hour format of news, information and regional happenings each week. This show begins Outside In's first conversation about transportation issues through the lens of "investigating resilience". Gary Howe, local geography professor and transportation planning advocate, joins Dave Barrons discussing the fragile nature of our current transportation system, highlighting how those views apply locally, sharing how local residents can get into the conversation through Gary's web site.

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.

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