Let’s Talk Boulder

Let’s Talk Boulder

A City of Boulder podcast exploring our community, one conversation at a time.

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February 2, 2024 32 mins

A close look at our years-long recovery from the 2013 flood. We're digging into flood mitigation and preparedness, and lessons learned that have made our response and recovery stronger. 

  Special guests in this episode (City of Boulder staff):
  • Joe Taddeucci, Director of Utilities
  • Chris Meschuk, Deputy City Manager 
  • Jennelle Freeston, Deputy Director of Community Connections and Partnerships for Open Space and Mountain Parks
  • B...
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We're going back ten years to remember the 2013 Flood, how it impacted our community, and the courage and care of neighbors who stepped up to help each other. 

  Special guests in this episode (City of Boulder staff):
  • Joe Taddeucci, Director of Utilities
  • Chris Meschuk, Deputy City Manager 
  • Jennelle Freeston, Deputy Director of Community Connections and Partnerships for Open Space and Mountain Parks
  • Brandon Coleman, Engineering...
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August 25, 2023 43 mins
Follow us on our journey to prevent waste, give new life to old objects, and build an economic system that regenerates our planet instead of exploiting it.    Special guests in this episode: 
  • Jamie Harkins, Sustainability Senior Manager for Circular Economies
  • Emily Freeman, Sustainability Policy Advisor
  • Michele Crane, Facilities Architectural Senior Manager
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August 17, 2023 4 mins
We have a bunch of community events planned throughout August and September with our partners at PLAY Boulder Foundation and Cool Boulder. Tune in to get the scoop!   Here's some more details and links to the big events:
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June 22, 2023 45 mins
Dig into emotions many of us experience as we live through climate change, along with coping strategies to build hope and personal resilience.   Special guests in this episode: 
  • Eva Jahn (she/her), Licensed Psychotherapist
  • Lodi Siefer (they/them), Psychotherapist and Hive Co-Director
  • Louise Chawla (she/her), Professor Emerita at University of Colorado Boulder
  • Heather Bearnes-Loza (she/her), Sustainability Senior Program Manag...
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Wildfire preparedness tips and some honest conversations about the importance of supporting your neighbors.    Special guests in this episode: 
  • Isabel Sanchez, Community Member 
  • Jamie Carpenter, Wildland Operations Specialist
  • Kerry Webster, Wildland Fire Senior Program Manager
  • Brett KenCairn, Climate Senior Policy Advisor 
This episode was hosted by Marya Washburn, Emily Sandoval and Leah Kelleher. It was produced and e...
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Dive into tools and strategies that help create a more resilient, healthy community where people and other local life can thrive.    Special guests in this episode: 
  • Kerry Webster, Wildland Fire Senior Program Manager
  • Brett KenCairn, Climate Senior Policy Advisor 
  • Chris Wanner, Vegetation Stewardship Senior Manager
  • Zach Hedstrom, Mushroom Grower and Owner of Boulder Mushroom
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Explore the connection between wildfire and the climate crisis.     Special guests in this episode:
  • Jamie Carpenter, Wildland Operations Specialist
  • Kerry Webster, Wildland Fire Senior Program Manager
  • Brett KenCairn, Climate Senior Policy Advisor 
  • Chris Wanner, Vegetation Stewardship Senior Manager
This episode was hosted by Leah Kelleher and Marya Washburn. It was produced and edited by Leah Kelleher. Theme music is Wid...
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