Sat June 23, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

America Abroad: The Global Water Challenge

Airs Sunday, June 24 at 8:00 p.m.  The world's population is growing, and with it, so is the demand for water. On this month's program,  America Abroad examines global issues related to water, from dams on the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, to droughts and floods in Queensland, Australia. We'll also discuss solutions-from water-related I.T. in the developing world to solar-powered purification after the Haiti earthquake. (more)

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Fri May 4, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Jack Johnson and Friends: Best Of Kokua Festival

Airs Friday, May 4 at 9 p.m. Since 2004, Jack Johnson has hosted annual concerts in Hawaii featuring his musician friends to raise money for the Kokua Foundation he and his wife created to support environmental education programs. This one hour radio special features the best, one-of-a-kind collaborations from past festivals. Dave Matthews, Eddie Vedder, G Love and Ozomatli join Jack on his hits and covers. 

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Thu January 12, 2012

Refuge opens "green" visitor's center focused on education

U.S. Rep. John Fleming (R-Shreveport) speaks at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Red River National Wildlife Refuge's $3.8 million visitor and education center.

The Red River National Wildlife Refuge's new 9,000-square-foot facility will be a launch pad for refuge activities, including hiking, bird watching and berry picking. Officials say thousands of schoolchildren will use the refuge's new educational wing.


Wed January 4, 2012

Shreveport museum launches fundraising blitz

At the heart of the 1921 pump house are two crank-and-flywheel high service engines.
McNeill Street Pumping Station Preservation Society

The McNeill Street Pumping Station has launched an emergency fundraising campaign to stay open this year.


Tue December 6, 2011

Rain brings slight relief to major drought

A rain-soaked LSU Shreveport campus after two days of wet weather.

The National Weather Service in Shreveport says recent rains will make a small but significant impact on the drought plaguing the Ark-La-Tex.