RadioACTive 07.05.22

  • July 5, 2022
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Clear the air challenge is on! So is a SCOTUS rollback of the EPA. Find out what that means with Volunteer Host Risshan Leak and Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment. Plus, Explorer Corps adventures with the Natural History Museum of Utah, and the inaugural Plumas Slam's call for entries.

Tonight's show featured the following people, organizations, and/or events. Check them out and get plugged into your community!

Beth Mitchell and Christy Bills of the Natural History Museum of Utah, which has started its summer Explorer Corps.

  • Explorer Corps is the museum's self-guided program that helps you celebrate Utah’s remarkable natural history by visiting uniquely Utah locations throughout the state. With a marker placed in every county, and a quest to find them all, that’s 29 unforgettable destinations to check out! Here are all the ways to participate this summer:

    • Download the Natural History Explorer Corps app on iOS and Android on your mobile device

    • Enter this years' Explorer Corps Race to 29 sweepstakes for a chance to win a weeklong Winnebago rental (no participation necessary)

    • Download the Explorer Corps Passport, pick one up at participating libraries, or keep working on your passport from last year!

    • Share photos of your Explorer Corps discoveries using #ExplorerCorps and get featured on @NHMU's social channels

    • Visit your local library to check out our Explorer Corps recommended reading unique to your county

Poets Frances Ngo and Monica Lissette of Plumas Colectiva, a group of Latinx writers & visual artists based in the Salt Lake Valley.

  • July 15: Plumas Colectiva inaugural slam, 7:00 p.m. at Tracy Aviary's Jordan River Nature Center, 1125 W. 3300 S., South Salt Lake. "We created this space to center Black, Indigenous, & People of Color (BIPOC) in the slam poetry scene. Our inaugural event invites all artistic forms to the open mic: spoken word, dance, musicians, etc.
    Individuals/groups are invited to sign up for the open mic and poetry slam at the beginning of the night. For more info, DM us @plumascolectiva on IG or email Monica Lisette at moliayala1998@gmail.com."

Dr. Brian Moench of Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment talked about the SCOTUS ruling that could keep the EPA from combating climate change.

Guests' views, thoughts, or opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

  • Volunteer Host: Risshan Leak
  • Executive Producer: Lara Jones

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