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KRFC Community at Work

The Forest Service hosts Community At Work, a 30-minute radio show on volunteer-powered KRFC 88.9 FM, Fort Collins, every third Thursday at 6pm, Mountain Time. Current hosts for the show are Sarah Hines, science delivery specialist at the Rocky Mountain Research Station, and Elsha Kirby, Public Affairs Officer on the Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest and Pawnee National Grassland. Various guests help to bring critical natural resources issues and science to the listening public. The show’s target audience is the Front Range of Colorado, but many of the topics discussed are regional, national or global in scope. Rocky Mountain Research scientists and Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland managers often appear as guests on the show. Click on any of the links below to listen to the broadcasts and learn more about the scientists, professionals and these important topics.

No Child Left Inside: Conservation Education in the Forest Service
Rita Brown, Conservation Education specialist, RMRS
2013 March 18

Living with Wildfire in the Front Range: Boulder and Larimer Counties
Patty Champ, Economist, RMRS and Hannah Brenkert-Smith, University of Colorado
2013 January 17

Outdoors and Having Fun: Recreation Planning
Cat Luna, Forest Recreation Planner, ARNF/PNG
2012 December 20

Fire & Fuels on the Front Range
Cody Hutchinson, Fuels Planning & Prep Staff, ARNF/PNG
2012 November 15

International Fête: German Forests and IUFRO: the World's Network of Forest Science
Max Darsow, Communications Volunteer, RMRS & Jen Hayes, Project Manager, 2014 IUFRO World Congress
2012 October 18

Close to Home: Mt Evans, 14,265 ft.
Jeremiah Hyslop, Lead Interpreter, ARNF/PNG
2012 September 20

USA Procycling Challenge
Eric Roeber, Landscape Architect & Point of Contact for Procycling Challenge, ARNF/PNG
2012 August 16

High Park Fire: Ecosystem Recovery & Options for Management
Mike Battaglia, Research Forester, RMRS & Paula Fornwalt, Research Ecologist, RMRS
2012 July 13

Four Mile Canyon Fire
Russell Graham, Research Forester, RMRS
2012 May 17

Fire Season - FAQs and Preparedness
Will Briggs, Fire Management Officer, ARNF/PNG
2012 April 19

Ecosystem Services
Sally Collins, Rights and Resources
2011 February 17

Glacier Lakes Ecosystem Experiments Site
John Frank, RMRS
2011 January 20

Fraser Experimental Forest
Chuck Rhoades, RMRS
2010 December 16

Mindfulness and Safety
Jim Saveland
2010 October 21

Volunteerism
Reghan Cloudman
2010 September 16

New RMRS Prospect Lab
Jen Hayes
2010 August 19

RMRS Overview
Jen Hayes
2010 April 15

Snow Science
Kelly Elder, Research Hydrologist, RMRS & Mary Bollinger, ARNF/PNG
2009 December 17

Kids in the Woods
Rita Brown, RMRS & Cheryl Hazlett, ARP/NG
2009 November 17