106 West Standley Street, Ukiah, California 95482

Up Front!

With Alicia Littletree

Alicia Littletree hosts. Interviews and in-depth discussion on local and national politics and current affairs, with a focus on women's voices. Broadcasting from the Mendocino Environmental Center in Ukiah, Northern California

1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesdays 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Up Front! 2017-11-15 Part 1 of 2: Naomi Wagner of Redwood Nation Earth First!
Wednesday, November 15th, 2017, 10:00AM

Alicia Littletree interviews longtime local Mendocino/Humboldt forest defender Naomi Wagner of Redwood Nation Earth First! After a few minutes of the usual phone tech challenges, Alicia and Naomi talk Forest politics, the history of activism in the Redwoods, and exciting developments in coalition building between forest activists and Indigenous communities the The Pacific Alliance for Indigenous and Environmental Action.

upfront_2017-11-15_1.mp3 :: 01:35 :: 27.73mb
Up Front! 2017-11-15 Part 2 of 2: Tom Wheeler of the Environmental Protection Information Center
Wednesday, November 15th, 2017, 11:00AM

Alicia Littletree interviews Tom Wheeler, the Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Information Center (EPIC) about their efforts to put a county intiative on the November 2018 ballot to stop clearcutting by all its names, and the first of the Trump regime's logging plans, the Four Beetles South plan in the headwaters of Grindstone Creek, to clearcut 1200 acres in the Mendocino National Forest with NO public comment or environmental review.

upfront_2017-11-15_3.mp3 :: 59:37 :: 27.29mb
Up Front! 2017-11-01 Part 1 of 3: Mendocino Environmental Center co-founder Betty Ball
Wednesday, November 1st, 2017, 9:00AM

Alicia Littletree talks with MEC cofounder Betty Ball about the MEC's first 30 years.

upfront_2017-11-01_1.mp3 :: 58:27 :: 26.76mb
Up Front! 2017-11-01 Part 2 of 3: Betty Ball interview continues, Coastal Pomo Acorn Festival
Wednesday, November 1st, 2017, 10:00AM

Part 2 of Interview with MEC Co-Founder Betty Ball, plus a rebroadcast of an interview from KGUA Peggy's Place about Coastal Pomo Acorn Festival:  Acorns are an important food for all bands of Pomo. In November the Coastal Pomo from Point -Arena Manchester held an annual Acorn festival.This year the children of the event organizer, Bernadette Smith, came to KGUA to talk about Acorns, the festival and what it means to them. Meet Shirley, David and Elizabeth as they talk about the importance of the Acorn and why they are excited about thier culture..

upfront_2017-11-01_2.mp3 :: 00 :: 25.63mb
Up Front! 2017-11-01 Part 3 of 3: Tracy Katelman on Living With Wildfire
Wednesday, November 1st, 2017, 11:00AM

Alicia talks with Fire Ecologist and RPF Tracy Katelman about the recent catastophic fires in Sonoma, Napa and Mendocino, what communities can do to prepare for the future to minimize fire damage, and what it means to live with wildfire.

upfront_2017-11-01_3.mp3 :: 55:29 :: 25.4mb