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Listen to Earth Matters Radio Hour

Tuesdays at 10 am


Earth Matters Radio Hour addresses conservation issues at the local, national and international levels. Lively and informative, featuring interviews with activists and newsmakers, the show is a collaborative effort between Southwest Environmental Center, Gila Resources Information Project, and Upper Gila Watershed Alliance. Kevin Bixby – Executive Director of SWEC, Allyson Siwik – Executive Director of GRIP, and Donna Stevens – Executive Director of UGWA rotate as hosts of the show.

Earth Matters airs simultaneously each Tuesday at 10 am MT on two community radio stations in southern New Mexico: KTAL-LP 101.5 FM (Las Cruces) and KURU 87.5 FM (Silver City). It is rebroadcast on each station according to the following schedule:

KTAL-LP: Thursday, 9 amEarth Matters

KURU: Thursday and Sunday at 10am & Thursday evening at 8 pm.

Can't get the radio signal? You can also stream the show on the internet at these feeds:


Archived shows (links will take you either to Mixcloud or KTAL website):

August 8, 2020: The 30X30 Resolution

June 30, 2020: Rewilding the World: a conversation with John Davis of the Rewilding Institute

May 5, 2020: Coexisting with Carnivores

April 7, 2020: How to Prevent the Next Pandemic

March 3, 2020: Wildlife Trafficking and Wildlife Corridors

January 7th, 2020: Connecting with Non-Humans in the Borderlands

December 10th, 2019: Amazing Recent Discoveries at White Sands National Monument

October 1st, 2019: Big Ideas to Save the Planet: Global Deal for Nature, The Green Amendment

July 2nd, 2019: The Problem with Wildlife Services

March 5th, 2019: Border Wall