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NAP: Birds and Burnin’… Plus, Green Drinking

We are joined in the studio by two staffers from the City of Ann Arbor’s Natural Area Preservation (NAP) unit: the Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator, Jason Frenzel-Wright, and City Ornithologist, Deaver Armstrong respectively.

But first the news…
Some examples of new manufacturing and business innovation ideas in Michigan: WindTronics 760 wind turbines out of Muskegon, Affordable Green Energy LLC out of Essexville. Plus, our watch continues on the brewing fights over new coal-fired power plants.

And the Sustainable Fish of the Week!

Back talking with our guests we discuss the details of the Natural Area Preservation unit which is a nationally unique city program that employs folks like ornithologists while reaching out to the community to volunteer to help inventory and maintain the ecology of the city’s natural areas. Lean much more and get involved here:

Natural Area Preservation –
Adopt-a-Park –
NAP Blog –

And lots of good links regarding bird volunteering, birds, bird safe-passage, birding, and more:
NAP Volunteering with Bird Inventory
More about fatal light attraction for birds from night lighting:
Video Regarding Light Attraction at the 9/11 Memorial

Finally, some tips via for Drinking Green and/or Green Drinking
How-To Get Wasted and Waste Less

And since we are discussing Green Drinks, check out the Green Drinks mixer this Wednesday at ABC at 7pm and other local food events listed at the Washtenaw Local Food Portal calendar.

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