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Nature Connection: CITES & Walking The Llano

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- Join Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith, the crazy mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine, for Big Blend Nature Connection Show, streaming live from Tucson, Arizona.
ON THIS EPISODE:
- Keeping Wildlife In The Wild – Adam Roberts ‘The Compassionate Conservationist’, CEO of Born Free USA and Born Free Foundation, talks about the upcoming CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) held from Sept. 24-Oct. 5 in Johannesburg, South Africa. CITES is an international agreement between governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.
- Walking The LlanoShelley Armitage, discusses her eco-memoir “Walking the Llano: A Texas Memoir of Place”. When American explorers crossed the Texas Panhandle, they dubbed it part of the “Great American Desert.”  In her lyrical eco-memoir, Shelley charts a unique rediscovery of the largely unknown land.
Protect Mojave National Preserve – Seth Shteir, Californian Desert Program Manager for National Parks Conservation Association, explains why California residents need to SAY NO to Soda Mountain Solar, a proposed solar energy plant that developers want to build in the shadow of Mojave National Preserve, right in the heart of the California desert. 

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