"The West Marin Report" - a local radio news program for KWMR listeners that was first produced by Andrew Shaw in 2006, and most recently by George Clyde from August 2011 through July 2012.
You can listen on-line to any of the most recent programs below and to earlier programs in our archives. Use the Google search window at the top left of the screen to find programs that would interest you.
Thursday DZA Hearings: New AT&T Cell Phone Tower in Nicasio, Plus Muir Beach and Bolinas Projects Triggered by Nature. The Nicasio Design Review Committee wants AT&T's new antenna on the existing Verizon tower at Kilham Farm, not a new 55-ft. tower at Meadowbrook Farms. And, the Bransten family seeks to rebuild Bolinas home that could collapse into the sea. More info here and here.
Shotgun Blasts Resound in Tomales Bay as Hunters Bag Duck and Geese From dawn to dusk until late January, residents and visitors in Inverness Park and Inverness are likely to hear the hunting. George Clyde reports on the activity in the Tomales Bay Ecological Reserve, one of the few parts of Tomales Bay where hunting is legal.
Marin Resource Conservation District Looks Ahead for its Next 50 Years In this second segment of a two-part series marking a 50-year history of the local RCD and its projects to support West Marin agriculture, we look ahead at the challenges of carbon sequestration, water, climate change and invasive weeds. RCD's Nancy Scolari and UCCE's David Lewis talk with George Clyde. Links to RCD 50-Year History and our first segment.
Marine Mammal Commission Publishes a Review of the Park's Scientific Evidence That Mariculture Operations in Drakes Estero Disturb Harbor Seals Dr. Tim Ragen tells George Clyde about the Commission's Report and its conclusions: that although there is a correlation between the oyster operations and seal disturbances, a cause and effect relationship has not been shown. Ragen's 25-minute interview with KWMR about the Report is on-line for listening or download here.
This is an interview with Dr. Tim Ragen, Executive Director of the Marine Mammal Commission, by George Clyde of KWMR regarding the Commission's November 22 Report on harbor seals and mariculture in Drakes Estero.
UC Cooperative Extension Marin Publishes a History of the Accomplishments of the Marin Resource Conservation District Over a Half Century. With $25 million in conservation projects for over 230 ranches, the RCD, based in Pt. Reyes Station, has been a major contributor to local agriculture and the environment since 1959. UCCE Director David Lewis and RCD Executive Director Nancy Scolari tell George Clyde about newly published History in this first installment of a two-part series. Second installment here.
The "Tidelog" Calendar Book with MC Escher Graphics Leaves Bolinas after 31 Years Mark Born speaks with George Clyde about creating and publishing the successful Tidelog, which has local versions for eight areas on both coasts, from his Bolinas Mesa home. He tells of acquiring the Escher graphics and some bumps along the road. Born says that the new owners expect to publish the 2012 edition early next year.