A lake beneath the hills

Folk U: Learning to love our lakes

Lake Biology 101 – Learning to love our lakes on Folk U Radio .

What does it mean to love our local lakes? Learn more this week at Folk U Radio with Friends of Cortes Island and local guests Miranda Cross and Rex Weyler at 1 p.m. on CKTZ 89.5FM and on cortesradio.ca

What is the basis of lake biology? How can humans impact and heal lakes? Tips on what can be done about: algal blooms, better drainage, climate change affects on lakes, protecting drinking water, and more.

And updates from the FOCI lake monitoring program and other reports on our local lakes.

And get an update on our local Dillon Creek Wetland Restoration project: planning, permitting, fundraising, jobs, project partners, construction, ecological benefits, wildlife habitat.

Folk U Radio asks “What do you know?” with host Manda Aufochs Gillespie. Tune in to hear neighbours share their interests, knowledge and skills with each other. This show has the diversity and breadth of the people of the Salish Sea: featuring everything from ancient history in the area form a professor who wrote the book to the current take on Wildfire protection and everything in between. Folk U Radio is produced by Folk University in collaboration with CKTZ 89.5 FM and support from Cortes Currents. Folk U Radio:  taking old-school viral. 

Host Manda Aufochs Gillespie is the author of the Green Mama series of books, free-lance journalist, writer, and provost and producer at Folk University. Learn more at FolkU.ca

This program was originally broadcast on May 14, 2021, rebroadcast on Friday March 25, 2022 and again on Friday June 24, 2022.

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