Saturday, October 11, 2008

The Moon River Enviro Show

Greetings Earthlings. It’s the Harvest or Hunters’ Moon and Andrea Donlon, River Steward for the Connecticut River Watershed Council joins us to talk rivers, sooooo it’s the Moon River Enviro Show. Get it? Moon? River? (sorry). We’ll also hear from Darth Cheney in-person! Well, actually its an impersonation from none other than Jim Ward, Voice Deity on the Stephanie Miller Show. As always we’ll checkout the news in the Echo Chamber and burden you with some sanctimonious Quote of the Week, but first it’s time for.......Revenge of the Critters! Chipmunk Attacks! Run for your life!!

In the Enviro Show Echo Chamber we return to coal country for a tale of political chicanery. Grampy McSame and Franken Barbie’s minions screw up in the service of King Coal. Also from Grist: good news for the critters in Sumatra...............finally! >. O, did we forget to mention the Galactic Federation is coming today?

Sorry, Glen's away so you're on your own for the Bush Countdown Clock. He took it with him so he won't oversleep. But we DO have Darth Cheney! And this little video diddy about FrankenBarbie:

The Enviro Show Quote of the Week comes from Naomi Wolf: “Yes, the situation is dire. But history shows that when an army of citizens, supported by even a vestige of civil society, believes in liberty -- in the psychological space that is "America" -- no power on earth can ultimately suppress them.”

"Head of the River" by Elliot Bronson from "101 Subtle Ways" takes us to our interview with Andrea Donlon, River Steward for the Connecticut River Watershed Council.

As always, we'll top-off the show at the Bus Stop Billboard:

Thursday, October 23, 6 p.m. at Amherst Town Hall. SOLAR ENERGY FOR HOMES OR SMALL BUSINESSES. Learn the "nuts and bolts" of solar from a registered professional engineer, including information on solar electricity and how water, siting and sizing a system, and available incentives. Pre-registration is required; please call CET at (413)586-7350 ext. 25.

Friday, October 24, 5 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, October 25, 5 to 8:30 p.m.
[Rain date: Sunday, October 26, 5 to 8:30 p.m.] ENCHANTED FOREST: CREATURES OF OUR FOREST -- A NON-SCARY, FAMILY HALLOWEEN EVENT. Hitchcock Center for the Environment, Inc. 525 South Pleasant Street., Amherst, Pre-registration is required; please call (413) 256-6006

Saturday, October 25. NUCLEAR FREE JUBILEE. 11:00A M: Parade with Bread and Puppet and two marching bands from downtown Brattleboro (Elm and Flat Streets) to the town common. Bring signs and banners and noise-makers. Parade assembly at 10:30. NOON to 2pm: Rally and Green Energy Fair on the Town Common. Special guest appearance: The Reverend Billy!

October 25, 10AM to 5PM Anna Lappe, Dan Barber, and Sally Fallon Morell will speak at the 28th Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures. The location is the historic First Congregational Church in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.. The cost is 25 BerkShares or $25. To register call 413 528-1737 or use the donation/registration form at

October 29th 6:30pm. Norwottuck Rail Trail Rehabilitation - Public Information Meeting. Hopkins Academy High School Auditorium, 131 Russell Street (Rt. 9), Hadley. Call 508-866-2580, ext. 130

That about does it. Next time it's our very scary Halloween Show. Bring your costume and don't forget to......listen to your Mother!

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