Richard Morganstein


On the September 14th edition of Your Call, Mary Ellen Hannibal discusses her new book Citizen Scientist, Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction.

National Park Service


On the August 24th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss threats currently facing national parks.

Daily news roundup for Tuesday, May 10, 2016

May 10, 2016
By Flickr user FarOutFlora/ under CC license/ cropped and resized

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

SFPD unaccountable, uses ‘stop and frisk,’ D.A.’s panel says // SF Gate

Laura Flynn


On the February 22nd edition of Your Call, we want to know about your favorite Bay Area hikes. 

Your Call: Saving our oceans

Feb 2, 2016

On the February 2nd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Liz Cunningham about the new book Ocean Country: One Woman’s Journey from Peril to Hope in Her Quest to Save the Seas. 

Saving water, one flush at a time

Nov 10, 2015
Catherine Girardeau

Nobody at my house is very handy, so when there are plumbing issues, we go for the workarounds: like plunging, and putting buckets under leaky faucets to catch the drips and using the buckets to flush the toilets. 

Photo by Sarah Lenz


Used to be, you had to take one of those Alaskan cruises to be sure of sighting an American bald eagle in the wild, but thanks to vigorous conservation efforts, which have removed the eagle from the Endangered Species List, such sightings are more common now in the Lower 48.  Birders, and many other fans of our national symbol, flocked to San Mateo County to watch these impressive birds do something they hadn’t done there in almost 100 years: build a nest.