In celebration of Earth Day, 30 Minutes is proud to feature two stories from City High Radio, a youth radio program run by teacher Sarah Bromer at City High School in downtown Tucson.
Story 1: A Crisis in the Desert by Paloma Martinez features University of Arizona professor and Water Resouces Research Center director Sharon Megdal, Watershed Management Group cultural ecologist Joaquin Murrieta-Salvidar, Water & Energy Sustainable Technology Center director Ian Pepper, and Tucson Water superintendent of public information and conservation James MacAdam.
Story 2: On the Banks of the River by Jacinda Felix is about her family’s multi-generational connection to the Santa Cruz River. Jacinda is also a senior at City High.
Paloma and Jacinda share their own personal insights and conduct thoughtful interviews with water professionals and family members to depict Tucson’s environmental challenges, unique heritage, and hope for the future.
City High School Seniors Explore Tucson’s Water Challenges and Heritage