FOREST PRESERVATION: THE CLIMATE IS HEATING UP—FORESTS CAN COOL IT DOWN
Our guest, Joe Attamante, has been participating in a wide-ranging discussion of forest management on New Jersey’s public lands. A large group was convened by Senator Bob Smith, chairperson of New Jersey Senate’s Environment and Energy Committee.
Joe covers everything you might ask about forests:
Importance of forests & the role of old growth forests
carbon storage in wetlands and forests
Native American forest management
Promoting, not just managing, forests
Logging - public forests are unprotected, though private forests are
“Proforestation” – growing existing forests intact to their ecological potential.
9 forestry myths with scientifically supported fact
What you can do to preserve and protect your local forests!
In addition to our discussion of forest preservation, we have news stories about the EPA, carpet recycling in New York State...and more.
And we continue to spotlight some environmental music for you.
We'll be playing an excerpt from an interview Ken did with Jim McCarty, the drummer with THE YARDBIRDS when they were arguably at their best with Jeff Beck, who recently passed.
We will take the opportunity to remember friends lost in the last few weeks. Clearwater board member and blues musician Thomasina Winslow; producer and networker and Board Director Emeritus of NYC Friends of Clearwater Phil Sauers; and sweet Peter Pasco, NYCFC troubadour and board director. They will be missed.
Joe Attamante - forest preservation
Eco - Logic theme medley
Here Comes the Sun - George Harrison and the Beatles