Barbara Bernstein

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I've been involved with KBOO for more than half my life - definitely the better half.

The River That Runs Through Portland

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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After 30 years of amazing service Bob Sallinger is retiring from Portland Audubon. Bob's record as an advocate, activist, naturalist, wildlife researcher, and wildlife rehabber, and his deep ties to the community, have led to many of the most exciting conservation wins in P... Read more

Roadways for People

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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When the I5 freeway rammed its way through North and Northeast Portland in the 1960s it devastated once thriving historically black neighborhoods, demolishing over 300 homes, destroying locally owned businesses and displacing hundreds of people. For most of the last century... Read more

Does Portland Need More Industrial Land?

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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  This program aired originally on 7/11/2022 Portland and other Oregon municipalities are required to inventory their employment land periodically as part of the comprehensive planning process.  For decades the city has decided during each inventory process that it needs ... Read more

Looking Back and Ahead with Eric de Place

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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For the last few years, we seem to look back at the past year and say, next year has to be better. But it never is. Or maybe we are focusing too much on the negative – and there certainly is a lot of that to consider – rather than appreciating some of the significant victor... Read more

GTN Xpress: The Latest Fracked Gas Assault on Southern Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 01/09/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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After a 17 year battle, communities across Southern Oregon (and the rest of the region) finally defeated the massive Jordan Cove LNG Export terminal proposed for Coos Bay. But not long after that victory a new fracked gas behemoth threatens the region again. Gas Transmissio... Read more

Once a Braided River

Airs at: Mon, 01/02/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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  This program was originally broadcast on October 24, 2022 For thousands of years the north reach of the Willamette River, near its confluence with the Columbia, was a braided river of shallow channels and islands rich in biodiversity. That was until European settlers cam... Read more

Spotted Owls and Wildfire

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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    This program was originally broadcast on November 28, 2022   The Northern Spotted Owl is the quintessential canary in the coal-mine for older forest ecosystems. It was listed as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act in 1992 because of widespread logging of it... Read more

Stopping Zenith Once and For All

Airs at: Mon, 12/19/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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Ever since last summer, when the city of Portland denied Zenith Energy the Land Use Compatibility (LUCS) statement to expand their oil train operastions in Northwest Portland, it looked like Zenith might actually be forced to shut down. But then to the amazement and dismay ... Read more

GTN Xpress Fracked Gas Pipeline Expansion

Airs at: Mon, 12/12/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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Last month the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed GTN XPress fracked gas pipeline expansion. The project, which would significantly increase the flow of fracked gas through the Northwest, fac... Read more

Portland's City Charter Change - What Comes Next

Airs at: Mon, 12/05/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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Portland voters just made history. With the passage of Measure 26-228, for the first time in over 100 years we are changing our form of government and election system. The City of Portland will be implementing ranked choice voting, preparing to move to a City Administrator ... Read more