Greening the urban environment

John W. Craig, owner of Segundo Properties, discusses Growing greener cities: urban sustainability in the twenty-first century, edited by Eugenie L. Birch and Susan M. Wachter. The book examines urban sustainability and environmental issues beyond parks and recreational spaces, such as public transit, water resources and food production. The topics are important for city planners, policy makers, and especially citizens. (Recorded September 23, 2009)

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Melissa Brenneman

Melissa listens to hours of podcasts on most days. She started the habit with the intention of taking long walks, but podcasts proved to be more addicting than exercise. She records, edits and mixes podcasts for the library.
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Alan May

Alan May works as a reference librarian at Lawson McGhee Library. In his spare time, he reads and writes poetry. May's most recent books are Dead Letters (2008) and More Unknowns (2014). His poems have appeared in The New York Quarterly, The Hollins Critic, The New Orleans Review, Plume, and others.