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Bluegrass Bios 071417 – Teddy Abrams (Louisville Orchestra)

We welcome our new co-host, Jessica Mohler, and talk with Musical Director of the Louisville Orchestra, Teddy Abrams, about his good, egalitarian work revitalizing the Orchestra as well as his "Teddy Abrams & Friends" performance happening Friday night at The 2017 Forecastle Festival.

Bluegrass Bios 070717 Hour 1 – Alice Jones (EKU Applachian Studies)

Eastern Kentucky University's Director of Applachian Studies, Dr. Alice Jones, has spent the past year researching sisters Lucy and Annette Braun, pioneers of conservation and they literally wrote the book on Appalachian forests (Deciduous Forests of Eastern North America). Dr. Jones wrote a one-woman play based on their lives called “Sisters of the Mother Forest.”

Bluegrass Bios 070717 Hour 2 – Dr. Patrick Angel & Michael French (ARRI/Green Forests Work)

Dr. Patrick Angel, Senior Forester in the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement and Michael French, Director of Operations at Green Forests Work stop by Bluegrass Bios to talk about the joint efforts of Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative & Green Forests Work to plant native hardwood trees on compacted coal mine sites and provide local jobs to equipment operators, nursery workers, and tree planters in Eastern Kentucky and beyond.

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