We check-in with Leslie Nichols of the RE1J Gunnison Watershed School District. We discuss vaccines, both for teachers and students. We also take account of what the school system has lost as a result of the pandemic, and how those weak points can be remedied.
After years of avoiding the worst impacts of bark beetles in Colorado, Gunnison County is now seeing some of the state’s most intense infestations. We talk to the experts: Sam Pankratz, Forester with the Colorado State Forest Service; and Amy Lockner, Entomologist for the US Forest Service.
Heidi Steltzer is climate scientist and activist that uses storytelling as a way to inspire action on climate change. She uses narrative to find shared connections to nature.