Our guests were June Gruber, Associate Professor of Psychology for University of Colorado Boulder; Melanie Armstrong, lead researcher tracking user traffic in the Crested Butte Backcountry; and Ian Havlick and Zach Guy of the Crested Butte Avalanche Center.
Our guests for Monday Nov. 20, 2020 were Gunnison County Public Health Nurse Laura McLoughlin and CPR Health Reporter John Daly. We also caught up with Zach and Ian at the Crested Butte Avalanche Center for our regular Backcountry Update.
This show was originally broadcast live on KBUT, Monday Nov. 19. It was co-hosted by Christopher Biddle and Chris Rourke. The guests were Scott Morrill, Gunnison County Emergency Manager; and Kevin Blecha, a biologist and mountain lion expert with Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
We talk with Havlick about how CBAC is preparing for the anticipated new wave of backcountry users headed to Crested Butte.
Gunnison County is seeing a resurgence in COVID19 with more than thirty new cases in the month of October. Andrew Sandstrom is a public information officer with the County. He joined us to talk about the current rates of transmission, as well as possible changes to public health orders in the near future.