After kicking things off with the awesome into song written by our recent guest Frank Allison, we jumped right into things with University of Michigan Associate Professor Rebecca Hardin, the host of WCBN’s environmental news show It’s Hot in Here, and avid hunter Ben Connor Barrie, the editor of the Ann Arbor blog Damn Arbor. […]
Category Archives: Environment
Deer assassination in Ann Arbor, habitats for fish sex in Ypsi, the music of Heather Evans, and our first in-studio bat infestation… on episode 33 of the Saturday Six Pack
Killing Ann Arbor’s deer, bringing native fish back to the Huron, saving Michigan’s bats, and the music of Heather Evans… on this weekend’s edition of the Saturday Six Pack
This evening, on a special episode of the Saturday Six Pack, we’ll be changing course a bit and discussing wildlife. To be more specific, we’ll be talking about killing deer, saving bats, and making habitats for native fish. During our first segment, we’ll be discussing Ann Arbor’s somewhat controversial deer cull with U-M Associate Professor […]
Panic on Water Street… MSHDA report raises specter of toxins that could derail development, but is it accurate?
Based on a draft Health Risk Evaluation report made public late yesterday afternoon by Ann Arbor News reporter Tom Perkins, it would appear that there’s some question as to whether or not Ypsilanti’s Water Street Redevelopment Area (WSRA) may be safe for human habitation. At least that’s the sense one might get from the article’s […]
How do we get over a century’s worth of construction debris out of the Huron River, or doesn’t it really matter?
As many of you probably know, crews have begun work constructing a bike bridge over the Huron River, just east of downtown, as part of the Border To Border Trail connecting Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti… Well, in the process of doing so, they’ve cleared away vegetation from both sides of the river, exposing the massive […]
A few weeks ago, the Ann Arbor Awesome Foundation awarded a grant to local bee activist Jamie Berlin to help ensure that Ypsilant’s Festival of the Honey Bee can continue on into the future. Following is my discussion with Jamie about how the festival came about, what we can expect from this year’s event, and […]