In this episode, we speak with Donna Gaukler, the Director of Missoula Parks and Recreation, Marie Anderson, the Urban Forestry Specialist, and TJ Machado, the Parks and Trails Superintendent, about the ongoing efforts within the City of Missoula's Parks and Recreation department to address climate change in a meaningful way.
Explore Trees for Missoula here.
Visit the City of Missoula Parks and Recreation webpage here.
Read about the "Environmental Impact and Management of Phosphogypsum" here.
In this episode, we speak with Jen Robohm, PhD, a clinical psychologist here in Missoula. We discuss the complex relationship between climate change and mental health.
Episode 3: The Green Workforce
In this episode, we speak with Andrew Valainis, the Executive Director of the Montana Renewable Energy Association, John Freer, the Sustainable Construction Technology Program Director at the University of Montana, Sarah Ayers, Principal Architect and owner of LOCI Architecture, and Eva Rocke, the Sustainability Director at the University of Montana, about what the green workforce really is.
Learn more about the Montana Renewable Energy Association here.
Check out the Sustainable Construction Technology Program at Missoula College here.
Visit LOCI Architecture's page here.
Read about UMT Sustainability here.
In this episode, we speak with Aimee McQuilkin, the founder of Betty's Divine, and Paul Herendeen, the Director of Impact Market Development at Clearwater Credit Union, about how going green is good for the triple bottom line (people, profits, and the planet).
Learn more about Betty's Divine here.
Check out Aimee's other projects (Divine Trash Vintage and Clark Fork Yacht Club).
Read about B Corp Certification here.
Learn more about financing clean energy here.
Learn about Clearwater Credit Union's home energy loans here.
Episode 1: Residential Buildings
In this episode, we speak with Rick Craig, a contractor here in Missoula, and Kalle Fox, the University of Montana F.L.A.T. Co-Director, about how they make their homes more energy efficient and what sort of techniques you can employ in your home.
Learn more about ways to reduce your electricity use here.
Read more about Missoula goal for 100% clean electricity by 2030 here.
Read about the dangers of natural gas stoves here.
Read about the electrify everything movement here.
For more on weatherization visit here.
Learn more about financing options here.
Learn more about the F.L.A.T. here.
Episode 1/2: Wildfire Smoke
In this episode, we speak with Robin Saha, PhD, the director of the Environmental Studies Program at the University of Montana, and Sarah Coefield, the Missoula County Air Quality Specialist, about how wildfire smoke and poor air quality are negatively impacting our community. We also hear from Amy Cilimburg, Climate Smart's Director, Diana Manetta, Missoula County's Energy Conservation and Sustainability Coordinator, and Caroline Lauer, Missoula County's Climate Resilience Coordinator.
You can learn more about Climate Smart's Building(s) for the Future Program here.
Visit the Montana Wildfire Smoke webpage here.
You can read Sarah Coefield's Blog here.
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