Maine Currents 9/5/23: Glampgrounds, Shaw Institute, Healthy Options, and Bucksport Landfill

Producer/Host: Amy Browne

This month:

Segment 1: Moratorium on “glampgrounds” in Lamoine — and lessons for other towns, with organizer Amy Morley of “Growing Lamoine Responsibly
Segment 2:  Meet the new director of the Shaw Institute in Blue Hill,  Charles Rolsky, PhD
Segment 3: A profile of WERU’s Healthy Options show and producers Rhonda Feiman and Petra Hall
Segment 4: Don White, one of the Bucksport residents fighting the reopening of a problematic landfill, joins us with an update

About the host:

Amy Browne started out at WERU as a volunteer news & public affairs producer in 2000, co-hosting/co-producing RadioActive with Meredith DeFrancesco. She joined the team of Voices producers a few years later, and has been WERU’s News & Public Affairs Manager since January, 2006. In addition to RadioActive, Voices and Maine Currents, she also produced and hosted the WERU News Report for several years. She has produced segments for national programs including Free Speech Radio News, This Way Out, Making Contact, Workers Independent News, Pacifica PeaceWatch, and Live Wire News, and has contributed to Democracy Now and the WBAI News Report. She is the recipient of the 2014 Excellence in Environmental Journalism Award from the Sierra Club of Maine, and the First Place 2017 Radio News Award from the Maine Association of Broadcasters.