Podcasts: June 2009

podcast iconMaking Waves Episode 29: On-scene at NOAA Restoration Day 2009— June 24, 2009

This week, we travel north of Baltimore to Otter Point Creek to join up with scores of NOAA volunteers gathered for NOAA Restoration Day. Over the past six years, Restoration Day has grown to become one of the largest federal employee-sponsored environmental stewardship events in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Podcast guests include Restoration Day event organizer, park manager at Otter Point Creek's Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, the deputy secretary of Maryland's Department of Natural Resources, and the deputy director of the NOAA Chesapeake Bay office.

podcast iconDiving Deeper: PCBs — June 17, 2009

Learn about PCBs in this interview with Lisa DiPinto from the Office of Response and Restoration. The discussion highlights what PCBs are, why they are still a problem today in the environment, and what NOAA is doing to help. (19:50 minutes)

podcast iconMaking Waves Episode 28: Interview with Marine Life Artist Wyland on New FOCUS Campaign— June 10, 2009

Join us this week for a talk with environmental marine life artist Wyland about a new campaign to inspire kids with art and science. It's called FOCUSForests, Oceans, Climate, and US — and it kicks off on the National Mall in Washington, DC, on June 11. The five-year campaign is a partnership between the Wyland Foundation, NOAA, the National Aquarium, and the U.S. Forest Service.

podcast iconDiving Deeper: Resilience — June 03, 2009

Learn about resilience in this interview with Sandy Eslinger from the NOAA Coastal Services Center. The discussion highlights what resilience is and examples of communities striving to become resilient. (10:30 minutes)