West of 100
By High Country News
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West of 100 is a monthly podcast featuring environmental and cultural stories of significance to the American West. West of 100 is a production of High Country News, a nonprofit independent media organization that covers the issues and stories that define the American West. Through insightful, in-depth journalism, HCN strives to inform and inspire people to act on behalf of the West natural and human communities.
||Jeff Rice on documenting the West in sound||Hear the sounds Jeff Rice collects around the West and learn about why he does it.||2/28/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||West of 100: Goodbye, listeners||The West of 100 podcast comes to an end.||Free||View In iTunes|
||West of 100: Fire & Brimstone||The backstory to Emily Guerin's report on the scientific debate over how "normal" severe fire is, and a travelogue from the Gila Wilderness in the wake of this year's massive blaze.||Free||View In iTunes|
||West of 100: Droughts past, present and future||An oral history of the 1950s drought in West Texas, and a look at what the 2000 to 2004 drought could portend for the future.||Free||View In iTunes|
||The ski industry, climate hawk?||Aspen Skiing Company Sustainability VP Auden Schendler, and professional snowboarder Jeremy Jones on why ski corporations and pro athletes should step up to the climate crisis -- and how they can do it.||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Excursions Episode||Thought-provoking jaunts to inspire your own Western wanderings this summer: a visit to Utah's Sun Tunnels; a peek into modern hobo culture; and a beginner's guide to hitchhiking.||Free||View In iTunes|
||There's (still) gold in them thar hills||Soaring prices are driving a new gold rush -- among mining behemoths and small-time prospectors.||Free||View In iTunes|
||Lost and found waterways||Rediscovering the forgotten rivers and streams of Los Angeles and Tucson.||Free||View In iTunes|
||The sound of silence||The world is getting noisier. Should we worry?||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Texas town welcomes dairies; a New Mexico activist fights them||Jana Hughes, of Hobbs, N.M., does not find dairies to be good neighbors. Janet Claborn, of Muleshoe, Texas, has recruited 14 dairies to her town and sees them as an economic development blessing.||Free||View In iTunes|
||Brad Udall on Australian water reform||Lessons from Australia for the Colorado River Basin||Free||View In iTunes|
||A day among junk connoisseurs||San Juan County, N.M., is a haven for junk cars -- and for the guys who fix them up.||Free||View In iTunes|
||Jonathan Thompson on the West's Chinese 'stimulus package'||Jonathan Thompson talks with Cally Carswell about how foreign demand is influencing the West's latest extractive boom.||Free||View In iTunes|
||Abrahm Lustgarten on fracking||An interview with ProPublica energy and environment reporter Abrahm Lustgarten.||Free||View In iTunes|
||An interview with Carter Niemeyer, author of "Wolfer: A Memoir"||Emilene Ostlind talks with Niemeyer about his years tracking, capturing, relocating and removing wolves in the Northern Rockies, and his perspective on wolf management.||Free||View In iTunes|
For those who care about the west!
HCN provides the highest quality news regarding issues in the west: social, political, environmental and more. They also provide outstanding coverage of our Public Lands. This new podcast is high quality news but also enjoyable to listen to. I am very excited about this new edition to the HCN world. You should be to and should subscribe now... You won't be disapointed.