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EP# 144 Waterways to Airwaves: What's Green on Delmarva? (part one)

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Release Date: 11/16/2023

EP# 154 What I Found in a Thousand Towns (Dar Williams Interview) show art EP# 154 What I Found in a Thousand Towns (Dar Williams Interview)

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A beloved folk singer presents an impassioned account of the fall and rise of the small American towns she cherishes. is a musician, educator, author and has had over a 25+-year career. She rose out of the vibrant mid-90’s Boston scene, inspired by the eclectic influences of alt-rockers, Berklee jazz musicians, slam poets, and folk artists, After a year of touring non-stop with her first album, The Honesty Room, in 1994, she was invited by Joan Baez to tour in Europe and The United States. To date she has written 14 albums and 6 books. And we wanted two speak with Dar about one of...

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EP#153 Land Preservation (Encore) show art EP#153 Land Preservation (Encore)

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From our own backyards to the shared spaces in our communites, we offer knowledge and tips  on what you can do right now (from planting native plants to battling invasives) to help preserve the land for generations to come. In this episode of “Waterways to Airwaves” series, our guests and experts in their fields include: Kate Patton and Jared Parks from Lower Shore Land Trust, Doug Tallamy, a professor and author of Natures Best Hope and Josh Hastings, who takes us on a tour of his yard and pollinator gardens. All Music and Lyrics by James Harrell and Ilyana Kadushin

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EP#152 Minorities in Aquaculture (Encore) show art EP#152 Minorities in Aquaculture (Encore)

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What is Aquaculture and is it the future for both the economy and environment on the eastern shore? In this episode of Waterways to Airwaves series we learn about Aquaculture with founder of Minorities in Aquaculture, Imani Black and founder of Orchard Point Oyster Company, Scott Budden. What is the mission of ? They are passionate about the restoration of keystone species, especially shellfish, both locally and globally. They also believe that the restoration of oysters and other critical shellfish populations requires more people and more diversity. Currently, women—especially...

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EP# 151 Watershed Stewards Academy (Encore) show art EP# 151 Watershed Stewards Academy (Encore)

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What is a watershed steward? This episode of Waterways to Airwaves features .They train Watershed Stewards to help their neighbors reduce pollution in our local creeks and rivers. The academies mission is to train and mobilize community leaders to drive change for sustainable landscapes and clean waters. Their hands-on certification course gives Stewards the tools to implement change in their communities, turning knowledge into action. Stewards work with their communities to install projects such as rain gardens and conservation landscapes to reduce pollution at its source....

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EP# 150 Faith in Action: Healing the Bay (Encore) show art EP# 150 Faith in Action: Healing the Bay (Encore)

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What is one part of all faith based groups that has caused many churches and temples to create green teams? In this episode we focus on Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake. They work to engage congregations in being good caretakers of our shared watershed. They envision a time when faith communities across the Chesapeake; honor, care for, and protect the watershed we share, so all our communities, and future generations, may thrive. The Chesapeake watershed is vast, encompassing 69,000 square miles, home to over 18 million people and over 19,000 congregations. Imagine the potential if...

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EP# 149 Volunteers to Pioneers (Encore) show art EP# 149 Volunteers to Pioneers (Encore)

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In this episode of “Waterways to Airwaves” series, we spotlight Gunpowder Valley Conservancy, (GVC) a Baltimore County-based land trust and watershed restoration non-profit organization. GVC is committed to clean water for the two million people who live in, visit or benefit from the Gunpowder Watershed by preserving land, restoring ecosystems, and encouraging people to become environmental stewards. Why do generations of volunteers keep showing up for GVC? How can a golf course better serve the enviroment? Listen to eagles fly at Loch Raven Resevior! Hear from the people who make it...

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EP# 148 Next Generation of Green Workforce! (Encore) show art EP# 148 Next Generation of Green Workforce! (Encore)

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Next Generation of Green Workforce is the 2nd episode in our new series, “Waterways to Airwaves”. What is the future of the green workforce? Are there paying jobs in this sector? Do the next generations want to do this type of work and why? We spent time with Howard Eco Works and heard from their staff about the programs they offer and what makes them unique. We hear about the following:   READY (Restoring the Environment and Developing Youth) a two-month summer program that provides conservation education, employment, and career development to young adults ages 16...

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EP# 147 Strawberry Express (Encore) show art EP# 147 Strawberry Express (Encore)

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“All Aboard The Strawberry Express, Environmental History of the Eastern Shore”, the first episode in the “Waterways to Airwaves“ series. Hear about moments in history, like the end of the strawberry epxress train, that changed and shaped the enivroment we see today? We spent time with Dr. Mike Lewis, Environmental Historian and a professor in the Environmental Studies Department at Salisbury University. He uses the Eastern Shore as a living laboratory for his students, trying to uncover and understand more of the fascinating history of his adopted home. Tune in now to hear his...

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EP#146 My Hygge Home (Encore) show art EP#146 My Hygge Home (Encore)

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Have you heard of the word HYGGE? It's been defined as “The Art of Creating a Nice Atmosphere”. Can our homes make us happier? Can the design around us inspire us to become better humans? What are the best environments and activities for our health and well being? Our Guest, Meik Wiking is an author and a happiness researcher and founded the world’s first Happiness Research Institute in 2013, in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is a New York Times and Sunday Times bestselling author whose three globally bestselling books have sold over 2 million copies...

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EP#145 The Listening Booth show art EP#145 The Listening Booth

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Calling all musicians and music lovers! Come into The Listening Booth. Singer-songwriter Marissa Lerer, migrated from Brooklyn to Delaware during the pandemic. After being guided by Dar Williams, musician and author of (What I Found In A Thousand Towns), Marissa decided to open a music venue and community space in Rehobeth Beach, Delaware called . We speak to her about why she decided to do this and how a music venue can help build community. After this segment we return the topic of the evolution of main street and the downtown area in Salisbury, Maryland. Plus a music performance of Messin...

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In this episode of Waterways to Airwaves we take a tour of The Delmarva Free School, as well as some local churches with robust green teams. The Delmarva Free School,  is a member-supported mental health recovery community.  Their focus is primarily trauma-sensitive, recovery and addictions-based accountability, women’s embodiment, ecopsychology or connection to the earth, liberation and justice advocacy. They are located on the lower shore of Maryland on the Delmarva Peninsula, on 9 acres at the edge of a few thousand acres of conservation forests in Chesapeake Country, located on mixed second growth and cypress swamp habitat, a bioregional marker of the cultural South. This land was tended historically by the Pocomoke, Nanticoke and other coastal migrating Algonquin natives, and later by displaced Africans and Black Americans. They are grateful and proud to offer outdoor sacred spaces here for gathering and connecting, for small acts of healing the earth and one another. Delmarva Free School has a fully trained Green Team and were a part of the 2022 Faithful Green Leaders class. Includes performance of "Grateful" by James Harrell and Ilyana Kadushin. All Music and Lyrics written and performed by James Harrell and Ilyana Kadushin.