“Saving the Sierra” debuts on statewide radio, Friday November 10

Saving The Sierra profiles conservation collaborations across the Sierra Nevada. The project broadcasts public radio stories as diverse and compelling as the topography of this unique mountain range. Each one features people taking an active role in their communities, reaching across divides to work with others.

This month:

Friday November 10, The California Report, Saving The Ranching Way of Life – Environmentalists, ranchers and county supervisors keep the Sierra Valley rural by saving working landscapes and making smart growth choices. (Click “Radio Tune In” for local broadcast listings.)

Friday November 17, The California Report, Boosting Agritourism – Meet advocates of a growing new industry that brings city folks to foothill farms, turning tourist into allies for family ranching. (Click “Radio Tune In” for local broadcast listings.)

Monday November 20, Insight on Capital Public Radio – Jeffrey Callison interviews project co-directors about the Sierra Storybooth. Listen to some of the more than 100 stories we've collected from around the range. Learn how stories connect people across the Sierra and across political and cultural divides. Listen to KXJZ on 90.9 Sacramento, KKTO on 90.5 Tahoe City, KUOP on 91.3 Stockton, and KQNC 88.1 Quincy from 2:00-3:00pm.

Friday November 24, The California Report, Change on the Range – A cattle rancher, a farm advisor, a forest ranger, and a fish advocate find common ground as they work together to save a creek in the Plumas National Forest. (Click “Radio Tune In” for local broadcast listings.)