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Week of April 21, 2014

MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014 (Listen to the archived program)
Organ donors needed
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Currently more than 120,000 men, women and children are awaiting organ transplants in the United States. April is National Donate Life Month, and Donna London, director of the Jim Self Center on the Future, brings our attention to this need through the heartfelt stories of two women - Kelly Drew, a Travelers Rest woman who received a life saving kidney and a pancreas, and Susan Kilby, who donated her 12-year-old son's organs after a tragic bicycle accident. We also hear from Mark Johnson, media coordinator with Donate Life SC and LifePoint. Register to become a donor. Facts about donation.

MoogFest (Listen to the segment)
Nerds and music lovers can join together for five days of information and entertainment at MoogFest, a synthesis of technology, art and music, this Wednesday through Sunday. Phil Yanov, president of Tech After Five, gets the details from Emmy Parker. MoogFest lineup. MoogFest schedule.

Adopt-A-Highway (Listen to the segment)
Adopt-A-Highway volunteers have been cleaning up litter along South Carolina highways since 1988. Anna Simon finds out how you can become part of this Earth-friendly movement from Sarah Lyles, co-director of PalmettoPride and Keep SC Beautiful, and Dana Owens, Keep America Beautiful Program Coordinator in Anderson County. Contact PalmettoPride toll free at 1-877-PAL.PRDE (1-877-725-7733).  Adopt-A-Highway history. Lady Bird Johnson and the Highway Beautification Act.

Earth Day (Listen to the segment)
Holley Ulbrich, Alumna Distinguished Professor Emerita of Economics at Clemson University, shares her thoughts on Earth Day, which is April 22, and our relationship with the natural world. Link to more of Holley's holiday thoughts. See Holley's book, Economics Takes a Holiday.

TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014 (Listen to the archived program)
A live call-in edition on birds and other natural history topics
Join Clemson University naturalist Patrick McMillan, host of Emmy-winning Expeditions With Patrick McMillan, and Dr. J. Drew Lanham, Forest Wildlife Ecologist and Certified Wildlife Biologist in the Clemson University School of Agricultural, Forest and Environmental Sciences, in a listener-driven discussion. Listeners may call in with their sightings, comments and questions on birding and natural history topics via the toll-free number 888-539-8859. More information and birdcalls are available online at Birds of North America and at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. For additional information on birds and other wildlife, visit and Link to BirdCast for real time migration information. Link to the National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association.

Your pet's health
Dr. Glenn Birrenkott of the Clemson University Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences and his guests, Dr. Nathan Craddock of Tiger Town Animal Hospital and Dr. Tony Holtzclaw, with Blue Ridge Animal Hospital in Greer and Dr. House Claw, a mobile veterinary service. Listeners may call in with questions or comments via the toll-free number: 888-539-8859.

Tech talk

Need a guide to the fast paced electronic marketplace? Blogger Phil Yanov, founder and president of Tech After Five, leads our discussion of the wild world of technology. Join the conversation as Phil answers listeners' questions on electronic and digital devices that have become a part of our daily lives. Listeners may call in with questions or comments via the toll-free number: 888-539-8859.

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