In The Moment ... New Perspectives On Conservation

May 31, 2017

In The Moment ... May 31, 2017 Show 104 Hour 1

A new book challenges our assumptions about people and nature. It's an anthology of eleven essays, edited by Anthony J. Amato, Associate Professor of Social Science at Southwest Minnesota State University. The book is called "Conservation on the Northern Plains: New Perspectives." Anthony Amato joins us to talk about the book, the new face of conservation, and what’s at stake in the Northern Plains regarding conservation.

For the fifth year, bicycle riders will tour the state in the Ride Across South Dakota, known as RasDak for short. The week-long event is patterned after other state-wide rides, such as the annual Ragbrai event in Iowa. South Dakota Public Broadcasting's Gary Ellenbolt visits with Kasey Abbott, one of the tour coordinators for the South Dakota ride.