Traveling Activists Build Support for Forests

Two environmentalists are crisscrossing the country to spread their message of stopping deforestation in America. While saving the forests is a national issue, their approach for building support has a local emphasis. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Jonathan Ahl reports:

Supreme Court Debates Forest Management

Management of the Wayne National Forest in Southeast Ohio is the subject of a U-S Supreme Court Case. The arguments are scheduled this week (Wednesday) in Washington. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Julie Grant Cooper reports on how the decision is expected to set a precedent on how our National Forests are managed:

Calumet Heritage Area

Most Americans think of national parks as majestic areas like Yellowstone or the Grand Canyon. But in recent years, a greater variety of landscapes have been deemed by the federal government to be worth protecting. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Steve Frenkel reports on an effort to designate a largely industrial area near Chicago as a national heritage area: