This week on The Allegheny Front, how farmers are helping keep a premier fly-fishing stream clean. And, there's a big difference in how American and English coal miners are reacting to the industry's decline. Plus, getting kids excited about river conservation can be as easy as giving them a paddle and a board.
This week on The Allegheny Front, Native American burial sites, gas wells and private property rights. And satellite imagery shows just how much land in Appalachia has been disturbed by mountaintop removal mining. Plus, we know about a great hot dog stand. But you have to take a river tube to get to it.
This week on The Allegheny Front, one small town takes action in the face of large scale agriculture. Plus, young people take to the streets--and to lawmakers offices--to make their concerns about global warming heard. And the environmental legacy of Fred Rogers. (Photo: Julie Grant)
This week on The Allegheny Front, the battle to stop an invasive insect from spreading is on. Plus, Scott Pruitt is out as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, but will his replacement be any different? And we visit a summertime celebration where you can really feel the earth between your toes.
This week on The Allegheny Front, a special look at how we humans relate to wildlife. We bring you stories about the Endangered Species Act, animal migration on the southern border, and the origins of the Teddy Bear.
This week on The Allegheny Front, can cities take the lead on climate change? Plus, we have a look at what the Farm Bill moving though Congress could mean for conservation. And, taking advantage of nature's free, summertime buffet.
This week on The Allegheny Front, fracking comes to a popular hiking trail. Plus, an artist draws colorful frogs and salamanders to connect people to conservation. And Pennsylvania state conservation officials release a plan to confront climate change on public land.
This week on The Allegheny Front, a bid to fight climate change through our tastebuds. Plus, a new book asks urban Americans to consider the rural people and places that help power the country. And, stories of river hijinks and the boating life.
This week on The Allegheny Front, can a growing solar industry empower a region still dependent on fossil fuels? Plus, how does EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s faith shape his views on the environment? And, a surprise find in Pittsburgh's Frick Park gives conservationists hope.
This week on The Allegheny Front, we continue our series, Wild PA by going down into a cave, and out to the woods, where researchers are worried about how climate change is affecting some bird species. Plus, a mother who lost her son to a toxic chemical asks the government and hardware stores to ban it.
This week on The Allegheny Front, we’re handing the show over to our friends at Inside Energy. They’re a public media collaboration focused on America’s energy issues based in Colorado, where there’s been a lot of oil and gas development. We know something about that in Pennsylvania. So we’re sharing their podcast about living with the risks and benefits of fracking with you.