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EcoReport – October 1, 2015

In today’s EcoReport feature we talk to Robert Colangelo, Founding Farmer and CEO of Green Sense Farms. They grow leafy vegetables indoors using a technique called vertical farming, which incorporates a completely controlled climate and uses LED lighting. Growing chambers are stacked vertically. No soil is used in the growing. The largest vertical farm in the USA is located in …

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Vertical Farming

In today’s EcoReport feature we talk to Robert Colangelo, Founding Farmer and CEO of Green Sense Farms. They grow leafy vegetables indoors using a technique called vertical farming, which incorporates a completely controlled climate and uses LED lighting. Growing chambers are stacked vertically. No soil is used in the growing. The largest vertical farm in the USA is located in …

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EcoReport – September 24, 2015

In today’s Ecoreport feature Dr. Mark Davis, chair of biology at MaCalester College in Minnesota, discusses his views on the environmental threat posed by non-native species. Every year in America the government and private organizations spend millions of dollars attempting to eradicate non-native plant species. These projects often involve using Roundup and other herbicides in forests, wetlands and other wild …

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Dr. Mark Davis – Non-Native Plants – 8 minute EcoReport Feature

In today’s Ecoreport feature Dr. Mark Davis, chair of biology at Macalester College in Minnesota, discusses his views on the environmental threat posed by non-native species. Every year in America the government and private organizations spend millions of dollars attempting to eradicate non-native plant species. These projects often involve using Roundup and other herbicides in forests, wetlands and other wild …

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Dr. Mark Davis – Non-Native Plants – Full 28 minute interview

Dr. Mark Davis, chair of biology at Macalester College in Minnesota, discusses his views on the environmental threat posed by non-native species. Every year in America the government and private organizations spend millions of dollars attempting to eradicate non-native plant species. These projects often involve using Roundup and other herbicides in forests, wetlands and other wild areas. Dr. Davis believes …

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EcoReport – September 17, 2015

The Forestry Division of the DNR has published its five year plan for the state forests. There will be opportunity for the public to comment. The DNR is proposing cutting several million more board feet of timber each year. In today’s EcoReport Feature, Jeff Stant, Executive Director of the Indiana Forest Alliance, summarizes the plan and also comments on the …

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Indiana DNR 5-year forest plan

The Forestry Division of the DNR has published its five year plan for the state forests. There will be opportunity for the public to comment. The DNR is proposing cutting several million more board feet of timber each year. Jeff Stant, Executive Director of the Indiana Forest Alliance, summarizes the plan and also comments on the plan.

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IN Nature – Nighthawk

Today’s IN Nature segment features the Nighthawk

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EcoReport – September 10, 2015

Fund Drive Week! This week is fund drive. Our regular Feature will air next week.

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EcoReport – September 3, 2015

Bees are essential for pollinating many of the foods in our diets. In today’s Feature, Beekeeper Jess Quinn talks about the life cycle of bees including the role of the Queen. Quinn also talks about honey production and colony collapse disorder. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, …

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