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  • In this episode of This Green Earth: Dr. David Stoner, Research Assistant Professor for Wildland Resources at Utah State University. Smith speaks about the ever-increasing encounters with wildlife hikers and campers are having in Utah. Stoner gives us the facts about mountain lions, shares why drought and warming have the potential to increase human encounters, and tells us the best way to handle an encounter.
  • Today on This Green Earth, host Chris Cherniak brings back a best of show with (1:02) Yale University lecturer Wake Smith, who teaches a course on climate mitigation. The course syllabus forms the basis of his new book, Pandora's Toolbox: The Hopes and Hazards of Climate Intervention. In it, Smith offers readers an accessible introduction to the hopes and hazards of some of humanity's most controversial technologies. Then (27:17) Dr. David Stoner, Assistant Professor for Wildland Resources at Utah State University. Smith discusses the ever-increasing encounters with wildlife that Utah hikers and campers are having. Stoner provides facts about mountain lions, shares why drought and warming may increase human encounters, and explains how best to handle an encounter.
  • Dr. David Stoner, Research Assistant Professor for Wildland Resources at Utah State University, joins the show to talk about encounters with wildlife. Now that summer is here and more people are hiking and camping, Stoner gives us the facts about mountain lions, shares why drought and warming have the potential to increase human encounters, and tells us the best way to handle an encounter.
  • On this week's This Green Earth, hosts Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak speak with special guests including: (01:57) Nicholas Mallos, senior director of Ocean Conservancy’s Trash Free Seas Program. He’ll be discussing the recent ban on single-use plastics in National Parks and the positive outcomes this could have on the health of our oceans. Then (23:54), Dr. David Stoner, , Research Assistant Professor of Wildland Resources at Utah State University, joins the show to talk about his research on Utah’s mountain lions, their populations, and best practices when living in mountain lion habitat.
  • Dr. Kelly Kopp, a professor at Utah State University in the Department of Plants, Soils & Climate, joins This Green Earth to discuss her work and the resources the University makes available to our community.
  • On today's This Green Earth, hosts Nell Larsen and Chris Cherniak (02:12) take us into the world of garlic mustard and Trout friendly landscapes with Ecologist Sara Jo Dickens. Ecology Bridge is hosting its second annual Garlic Mustard games and, this year along with weed pulling, there will be prizes and a food truck party. Last year nearly 2 tons of weeds were pulled.Then, (28:29) Dr. Kelly Kopp, a professor at Utah State University in the Department of Plants, Soils & Climate, joins to discuss her work and the resources the University makes available to our community.
  • Dr. Susan Madsen, USU Professor and Director of the Utah Women & Leadership Project shares why getting rid of sexism in the workplace is so challenging.
  • On today's Mountain Money, (01:32) Manuel Gonzalez, General Partner at Agfunder shares how AgriFoodTech entrepreneurs are stepping up to solve problems in the food and agriculture industry, (24:07) Dr. Susan Madsen, USU Professor and Director of the Utah Women & Leadership Project shares why getting rid of sexism in the workplace is so challenging and (41:03) Park City Brewing is back and Elias Fairman joins us to talk about their new brewpub, and some fresh killer beers. 
  • Agent Jared Hawkins with details about the VITA Tax assistance program.
  • A recent study details aftermath of hosting the Olympics on the Park City community as relating to community culture, athletic infrastructure and providing access to opportunities.