Albany, NY – Coming up on In Our Backyard: What would you do to combat climate change pay more for airline tickets? Carpool? Go without that annual summer vacation? Ward will share some ideas on this topic. Air Date: 12/4/06
Montpelier, VT – The Nature Conservancy, which buys blocks of land to protect endangered ecosystems, has completed a year-long study that determined Lake Champlain's highest ecosystem risks. The group plans to launch a bi-state program focusing efforts on protection of the lake. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – We hear a lot about the cruelties of war, the hardships, the bloodshed, and the pure exhaustion that plague soldiers of every war.
So it would come as a surprise that soldiers during World War One - men who spent their days and nights digging trenches - would chose to pick up yet another shovel. This time to plant elaborate flower gardens and tidy rows of life sustaining vegetables.
Albany, NY – Alan Chartock talks to David Sandman, executive director of the Commission on Healthcare Facilities in the 21st Century, which just released its report on hospital closings and mergers. Sandman discusses the process used in determining which hospitals were chosen and the apolitical nature of the commission. He also talks about the other reforms suggested by the report, which go beyond simply closing hospitals to save money.
Plattsburgh, NY – A U.S. Appeals Court has rejected a lawsuit that attempted to stop random searches of vehicles traveling on the Lake Champlain ferries. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – The Albany Symphony is starting a new tradition - A Magic of Christmas concert to celebrate the season. We're joined by Music Director David Alan Miller, board member Sherley Hannay, and Noelle Liberty from The Music Studio.