Our Nature with James Ehlers

Our Nature - Season 3, Episode 28

James is joined by Dr. Elijah Stommel, MD, PhD of Dartmouth-Hitchcock to discuss his own experience as a clinician, as well as his research and that of his colleagues internationally. Dr. Stommel and James will be joined by Charlotte, Vermont's Glynda McKinnon of Our LAKE, Our LIVES who will share her personal, heart-wrenching experience.

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Our Nature - Season 3, Episode 27

James is joined by Jenna Olson, Stormwater Program Manager for the City of Burlington, and Juliana Dixon, Program Manager at LCI, to discuss the BLUE Program and how you can affect positive change in your community. 

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Our Nature - Season 3, Episode 26

Lake Carmi is in crisis, facing one of the most persistent cyanobacteria outbreaks in its history. Washed up fish, dead birds, gut-turning stench. James talks with Carmi resident Robert Cormier and LCCA member Judith McLaughlin about living with this disaster. 

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Our Nature - Season 3, Episode 25

James talks with Will Allen and Michael Colby about the connections between property values, human health, and ice cream. 

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Our Nature - Season 3, Episode 24

Chris Killian of the Conservation Law Foundation and Kristy Meyer of the Ohio Environmental Council join for a powerful episode discussing the crisis in Toledo and lessons that can be learned for Lake Champlain. 

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Our Nature - Season 3, Episode 23

James talks with Vermont Wildlife Director Mark Scott about current and future challenges to wildlife management. 

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Our Nature - Season 3, Episode 22

It looks horrendous. It smells horrid. It's thrives in a toxic soup of human and animal feces. And when poor land-use practices cause it to proliferate, cyanobacteria can produce a host of toxins that can make you sick or even kill your pets. This Freedom and Unity Friday, James Ehlers tackles these bacterial colonizations known as blue green algae. 

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Our Nature - Season 3, Episode 21

James is joined by Ben Falk of Waitsfield, Vermont, to talk about Japanese knotweed and the use of pesticides on public lands. 

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Our Nature - Season 3, Episode 20

Freedom and Unity Friday! James Ehlers talks property rights, common good land use, social responsibility, and more. 

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Our Nature - Season 3, Episode 19

James talks with Captain Paul Dunkling of Sure Strike Charters about commercial fishing on Lake Champlain, and how water quality is impacting angling on the lake. 

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