Earth Day Special Programming


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On Saturday, April 22nd, KBOO celebrated Earth Day with special programming devoted to climate action.

The climate crisis is one of the most pressing issues the globe faces and on Earth Day, we will be exploring its impacts close to home and around the globe.

We’ll feature activists, organizations and everyday people who are taking action.

Enjoy music, nature sounds, and interviews with people in Oregon working to make a difference in our climate future.

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Earth Day 2023 Schedule: 

 6 a.m.  Rise When The Rooster Crows: Old Time Earth Day
 7:30 a.m.  Interview with Protect Thacker Pass Organizers
 8 a.m.  Playful Presence: Tree activism, improv
 9 a.m.  Labor and Environmental Protection
 10 a.m.  Once A Braided River (Documentary)
 11 a.m.  LTAR Let's Talk About Race: The Soul of Earth Day
 12:30 p.m.  2023 A New Earth Rising
 2 p.m.  That Vegan Show: Vegan Earth Day March
 3 p.m.  Interview with International Earth Protectors
 4 p.m.  Squirrels Know: Seventh Generation Thought Now
 5 p.m.  Nature’s Way: Music and Expert Discussion About Climate Change
 6 p.m.  Oregon Water Pollution and Water Rights




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Looking Back to Look Forwards: The Warm Springs Water Treatment Plant

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2023 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Oregon Water Pollution and Water Rights Earth Day Special Programming Only on KBOO 90.7FM Portland     Read more

Nature's Way

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2023 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  Nature’s Way Music and Expert Discussion About Climate Change   KBOO - 90.7 FM 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Saturday, April 22, 2023   An hour-long exploration of Earth Day 2023 and its connection to the profound issue of climate change. Hosted by Swing... Read more

Seventh Generation Thought Now

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2023 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  Join Ender Black on a special Earth Day episode of Squirrels Know!  We will be discussing the undeniable beauty of Mother Earth, the immense value of all the multiplicity of beings around us, the injustices that are constantly perpetrated and continually allowed by what ... Read more

International Earth Protectors

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2023 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  Interview with International Earth Protectors Earth Day Special Programming Only on KBOO 90.7FM Portland       Read more

Vegan Earth Day March

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2023 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Remember last month when I recommended to listen to this episode twice? Here's your chance! This Earth Day, at 2pm, KBOO Community Radio is rebroadcasting "That Vegan Show" with guests Chelsea V Davis and Sarina Farb, co-founders of the Vegan Earth Day March as part of the ... Read more

2023 A New Earth Rising

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2023 at 12:30pm - 2:00pm
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  My first guest is Chris Maeri, talking about Eco-Construction and Eco-Tourism, how those things tie together. Followed by an improvised Earthday jam. My second guest is Dave Sobel who is talking about his recent experience in the Jungle of Chiapas Mexico. As well as a n... Read more

The Soul of Earth Day

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2023 at 11:00am - 12:30pm
  Welcome to a special edition of LTAR-   We  address climate change and environmental issues that disproportionately impact low-income communities and communities of color.  Nia Gray, Professor Johnson, Althea Billings, and Cecil Prescod on The Soul of Earth Day   “Envi... Read more

Once A Braided River

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
  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 came to the Pacific Northwest and displaced the Indigenous pe... Read more

Labor and Environmental Protection

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  The latest IPCC report states unequivocally that we need to reduce carbon emissions 50% by 2030 to avoid climate catastrophe.  All sectors of society need to take this seriously. The environment is being seriously threatened by the increase in global temperatures and ai... Read more

Playful Presence Episode 5: Earth Day

Airs at: Sat, 04/22/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Interview with local tree activist, Albert Kaufman.  Letters from trees to people.  Improv scenes. How to play the improv game, “I’m a Tree:” What Portland’s Doing to Plant Climate-Resilient Trees — Trees For Life We Kee... Read more