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Pet Sounds 12/4/16

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 9:00am

Producer/Host: Dr. John Hunt Listener question: “Is spinosad (a flea product) safe?”

World Around Us 12/3/16

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Sarah O’Malley “Right Whales” Transcripts and more information available at

Nature’s Remedies 12/3/16

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 6:30am

Producer/Host: Tim Hagney “Vegetarianism”

Earthwise 12/3/16

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 6:30am

Producer/Host: Anu Dudley Production Assistant: John Welles “Standing Rock”

Common Ground Radio 12/2/16

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 9:00am

Producer/Host: C.J. Walke Engineer: Amy Browne Issue: Organic Food and Farming in Maine Program Topic: Farmland Access Key Discussion Points: a) Resources available for land tenure b) Transitioning farmland c) Agricultural easements Guests: Erica Buswell, Vice President of Programs, Maine Farmland Trust Jo Barrett, Maine Field Agent, Land for Good Richard Lee, Tender Soles Farm, […]

Awanadjo Almanack 12/2/16

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 6:30am

Producer/Host: Rob McCall “Walking Outside”

RadioActive 12/1/16

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 3:30pm

Producer/Host: Meredith DeFrancesco Issue: Environmental and Social Justice Program Topic: Police Attack on Standing Rock Water Protectors on Nov 20th Key Discussion Points: 1) Today we hear more information about the police attack on Standing Rock Water Protectors on November 20th. 2) Standing Rock Sioux’s resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), which is slated […]

Sustainable House Sketchbook 12/1/16

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 6:31am

Producer/Host: Jim Bahoosh “Lemon Pledge”

Notes from the Electronic Cottage 12/1/16

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 6:30am

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell Two important laws that will affect out digital lives were passed this week – one in the US, quite a positive one, and one in Great Britain, not so positive. Historically, British law has often found its way into US law. This one bears watching – there’s a reason why it’s called […]

Maine Currents 11/30/16

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 3:00pm

Producer/Host: Amy Browne Studio Engineer: John Greenman “Where Do We Go From Here?: How local groups and individuals are responding to Trump’s election and preparing for what’s to come”. Call-in show. Guests: Karen Marysdaughter, Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine Jane Crosen, local activist Jennifer Reifler, Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust volunteer Joining us […]

WERU Special: Oh Freedom! Ashley Bryan 11/30/16

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 9:00am

Producer/Host: Susan Dickson-Smith Program Topic: Interview with author/illustrator Ashley Bryan Key Discussion Points: Ashley Bryan’s new book, Freedom Over Me, an imagining of the lives of eleven slaves His service in the armed forces in WWII His work as an artist

Quiet Fire 11/30/16

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 6:30am

Producer/Host: Duncan Newcomer “Laugh and Cry”

WERU Special: Giving Tuesday (2 segments) 11/29/16

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 9:00am

“Giving to Your Community”, WERU’s alternative to Black Friday and Cyber Monday and our way of participating in Giving Tuesday, which is a national day all about supporting community organizations by donating and volunteering. WERU celebrated the day with a special live hour at 10am and then another at 4pm on the “Giving Voice to […]

Outside the Box 11/29/16

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 6:30am

Producer/Host: Larry Dansinger “Pay As You Go”

Esoterica 11/29/16

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 6:30am

Nascent Spectacles of Discernment CJ Kenna | Producer/Writer/Performer

A Word in Edgewise 11/28/16

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 6:30am

Producer/Host: R.W. Estela “Every Purchase a Quotation”

Earthwise 11/26/16

Sat, 11/26/2016 - 6:30am

Producer/Host: Anu Dudley Production Assistant: John Welles “The Color Purple”

WERU Special: Robert Shetterly- Americans Who Tell the Truth 11/25/16

Fri, 11/25/2016 - 9:00am

Producer/Host: Carolyn Coe Topic: Americans Who Tell the Truth portrait series What does Shetterly see as the obligation of artists in society? What informs Shetterly’s decision to paint someone’s portrait for the Americans Who Tell the Truth series? What is the Samantha Smith challenge? Guest: Robert Shetterly, artist and activist

Awanadjo Almanack 11/25/16

Fri, 11/25/2016 - 6:30am

Producer/Host: Rob McCall “Duck Boots”

Pet Sounds 2.0 11/24/16

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 9:00am

Producer/Host: Dr. John Hunt Program Topic: Nutritional Therapy Key Discussion Points: a) Using diet to help treat disease b) Homeopathy c) nutritional supplements Guest: Dr Tom Cameron- Wisconsin


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