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Pet Sounds 10/23/16

Sun, 10/23/2016 - 8:30am

Producer/Host: Dr. John Hunt “Was this injury from trauma or abuse?”

Earthwise 10/22/16

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 8:30am

Producer/Host: Anu Dudley Production Assistant: John Welles “The Ghost Cat”

World Around Us 10/22/16

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 8:30am

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

Democracy Forum 10/21/16

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 10:00am

Host: Ann Luther, League of Women Voters of Maine     Engineer: Amy Browne Program Topic: Ballot Questions in Maine Key Discussion Points: a) We’ll discuss the ballot questions in Maine this year, how the process works, what the questions mean, and how citizen initiatives fit into a representative versus a direct democracy. b) What are the […]

Sustainable House Sketchbook 10/21/16

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 8:30am

Producer/Host: Jim Bahoosh “Up the Hatch”

WERU Community SoapBox 10/20/16

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 10:00am

Host: Denis Howard Engineer: John Greenman An open-mic style call-in show

Nature’s Remedies 10/20/16

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 8:30am

Producer/Host: Tim Hagney “Daisy”

Notes from the Electronic Cottage 10/20/16

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 8:30am

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell Advances in automotive technology are pretty amazing. But what new policies are we going to have to institute to deal with some of those advances? Let’s start to think about some of them. And if you are interested, here is the link to the new report from the Georgetown Law Center on […]

Maine Currents 10/19/16

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 4:00pm

Producer/Host: Amy Browne “Rights At Risk” panel discussion featuring Andrea Irwin, JD, Executive Director of Mabel Wadsworth Center and Eliza Townsend, Executive Director of the Maine Women’s Lobby, discussing the impacts of court decisions on women’s reproductive rights here in Maine and across the country. Judy Kahrl of Grandmothers for Reproductive Rights facilitated. Recorded at […]

Quiet Fire 10/19/16

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 8:30am

Producer/Host: Duncan Newcomer “Inner Light”

Wabanaki Windows 10/18/16 (Originally aired: 11/20/12)

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 10:00am

Producer/Host: Donna Loring Studio Engineer: Amy Browne Issue: Holidays and Native American Stereotypes Program Topic: October and November Holidays Columbus Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Month a) What is the image of Native People projected by these holidays b) What is the myth about Thanksgiving c) What lessons can we learn from this […]

Esoterica 10/18/16

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 8:30am

Guest Writer/Performer: Terry Hoops “Out To Sea: Cancer To Ironman”

Outside the Box 10/18/16

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 8:30am

Producer/Host: Larry Dansinger “Referenda Review”

Coastal Conversations in Acadia 10/17/16

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 12:00pm

Producer: Natalie Springuel Today’s topic: Acadia Whales Two-thousand sixteen is the 100th anniversary of Acadia National Park and America’s National Park System. In honor of this centennial, the University of Maine Sea Grant Program and WERU-FM, both official Centennial Partners, present an occasional series based on the monthly public affairs program, Coastal Conversations. The ocean […]

Pet Sounds 10/16/16

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Dr. John Hunt Children’s questions re dogs coughing up hairballs, spot on neck of cat

Earthwise 10/15/16

Sat, 10/15/2016 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Anu Dudley Production Assistant: John Welles “The Ghost in the Farmhouse”

Awanadjo Almanack 10/14/16

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Rob McCall “The Humble Bee”

Sustainable House Sketchbook 10/14/16

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 7:30am

Producer/Host: Jim Bahoosh “Windows”

RadioActive 10/13/16

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 4:00pm

Producer/Host: Meredith DeFrancesco Issue: Environmental and Social Justice Program Topic: Food Security and the Minimum Wage; Juniper Ridge Landfill Expansion Key Discussion Points: 1) Today we speak with community and labor organizer Jack McKay about a forum on Food Security and the Minimum Wage taking place Wed. October 19th from 930-1130 at the Bangor Public […]

Writers Forum 10/13/16

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 10:00am

Host: Nancy Tancredi Engineer: John Greenman Program Topic: Writing Key Discussion Points: a) Music as counterpoint to poetry and Literature b) Ekphrastic poetry c) Bob Dylan as Nobel Prize Winner in Literature Guests: Ellie O’Leary Gary Rainford Bill Rainford


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