Segment 604

Protecting the Kalmiopsis Wilderness From Mining, Cropland Management in Kansas, Public Land Protection for Gunnison County in Colorado, and Dangerous Waterpipes in Michigan

State(s) featured in this episode: Colorado/ Kansas/ North Carolina/ Oregon

In southern Oregon, a little-known wilderness called Kalmiopsis is a source of clear water for downstream communities and a core for surrounding wildlands that conservationists want to protect from and mining. Changes in cropland management in Kansas can make a big difference for the survival of bobwhite quail and other wild species. Gunnison County in Colorado offers stunning mountain scenery, thriving agriculture, and outdoor recreation – and residents there support more wilderness protection for public lands including wilderness and special management areas. Following lead contamination of the water supply in Flint, Michigan, scientists in North Carolina reveal another dangerous chemical making its way through water pipes to thousands of homes.

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