As deer hunting begins in Maryland, we discuss different means for deer population management, including a controversial program in Montgomery County that allows bow hunting on park lands.
Guest Host: Mark McDonald
It’s been an autumn (and summer) of strange weather: high temperatures and limited rainfall. As scientists and farmers debate whether the region is in the midst of a drought, the conditions are having interesting, sometimes unexpected effects on the Chesapeake. We get an update on the health of the Bay, and an update on a new government program to prioritize problems.
- Donald Boesch Professor of Marine Science and President, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
- Dave Goshorn Director, Office of Sustainability, Maryland Department of Natural Resources
- Jim Cummins Director for Living Resources, Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin
Most Recent Shows
We speak with the Director of D.C.'s Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs Melinda Bolling about the challenge of overseeing the central regulatory agency in a booming city.
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett on minimum wage hikes, Purple Line construction, and violent gang suppression. Plus, Republican candidate for Virginia governor Ed Gillespie joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in studio.
“History Is A Harsh Taskmaster”: Ta-Nehisi Coates On How America’s Past Explains The State Of Race Today
Local Washington was the setting for many of writer Ta-Nehisi Coates' formative experiences. Kojo sat with him in one of Washington's most historic black churches to discuss how those experiences, and the election of President Barack Obama, led to his new book "We Were Eight Years In Power."