The ECOreport visits Phillips Arm Fish Farm

The ECOreport started out as an environmental news website, whose articles are reposted on better known web platforms like Clean Technica, PVSolar Report and East County Magazine. I started broadcasting some of my interviews on Cortes Community radio during 2014. Since then, the ECOreport has been Cortes Community Radio’s only locally produced news program.

Some recent programs:

Basil Creek Stream Restoration

(Broadcast Wed: Oct 4, 2017 at 7:00 AM) – “the “Basil Creek culvert project was over the top from the very beginning. Everything that needed to be done, is done: and then some more, always some more …” (Read More)

 

Is FM Radio Still Relevant?

In a world where even television is being eclipsed by the internet, recent polls show that close to 80% of the American public still listens to FM radio at least once a day. More Americans listen to AM/FM radio each week than use Facebook. The statistics are similar for Canada. How is FM radio still relevant? (Read More)

 

Replacing The Culvert at Basil Creek

(Broadcast Wednesday, Sept 20, 2017 at 7:00 AM): “Two weeks ago, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure closed a small segment of Whaletown Road on Cortes Island. The impact on the local community is minimal. However British Columbia’s threatened fish stocks greatly benefit from projects like replacing the culvert at Basil Creek …” (Read The Article).

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Victoria’s Passive Houses

(Broadcast Wednesday, Sept 13, 2017 at 7:00 AM): “When I first interviewed Rob Bernhardt in 2014, you could count the number of British Columbia’s passive houses on your fingers. The Berhardts built the first certified passive house in the Victoria region. Rob went on to become the CEO of Passive House Canada. I recently interviewed him again, during a quick peek at Victoria’s passive houses …” (Read the Article)