TV Show - The Green Room

The Green Room is a collaboration between the City of Ann Arbor's Community Television Network (CTN), Washtenaw County Public Works and the Office of the Water Resources Commissioner. The airing of each new episode begins on the second Tuesday of the month on Channel 19, and continues throughout the month following this schedule:

  • Mondays 11:30 a.m.
  • Tuesdays 5 p.m.
  • Thursdays 11 a.m.
  • Fridays 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays 10:30 a.m.
  • Sundays 7 p.m. 
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Production

The show is produced by Barbara Lucas and Tim Nagae. Through her work with the County, Barbara also co-produces a monthly Green Room radio show with WEMU 89.1FM.

Shows

Below are the shows that have aired in chronological order. 

2019 TV Shows

  • April 9, 2019 (81)- Environmental Programs - A Retrospective                                                                   Matt Naud, former City of Ann Arbor Environmental Coordinator, discusses some of the many environmental programs he has been involved with over the years.
  • March 13, 2019 (80) PFAS - Emerging As A Worldwide Problem. (TV) 
    PFAS:  Brian Stieglitz, Water Treatment Manager for the City of Ann Arbor, discusses Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a group of man-made chemicals that is emerging as a problem not only in the Huron River but worldwide. 
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  7. 2012
  8. 2011
  9. 2010

2018 TV Shows

  • October 9, 2018 (79)  Water Quality Plan for Southeast Michigan. (TV) 
    Kelly Karll of the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments discusses plans for protecting water quality in our area.
  • September 10, 2018 (78)  Birds of Washtenaw County. (TV) 
    Juliet Berger, the City of Ann Arbor’s ornithologist, discusses some of the birds seen in our local area and how to identify them.
  • August 14, 2018 (77)  Vermiculture - Composting Food Waste With Worms. (TV) 
    Our guests are Jesse Raudenbush of Starr Valley Farms, and Noelle Bowman of the Washtenaw County Public Works Department.
  • July 9, 2018: (76)  Native Landscaping for Birds. (TV) 
    Dr. Cathy Theisen of Washtenaw Audubon discusses native landscaping and other practices that will make your yard a healthy and safe haven for the many bird species of our local area. Photo By: Pslawinski from Wikimedia Commons
  • June 15, 2018 (75)
    Environmental Benefits of Farmers Markets.  The guest is Growing Hope’s Dayna Sprentall, registered dietician and manager of the Ypsilanti Farmers Market. 
  • May 14, 2018 (74)
    Gardening Amidst Urban Wildlife. Organic Gardener Barb Scholz shares how she raises vegetables, honeybees and chickens amidst urban wildlife.
  • April 10, 2018 (73)
    Invasive Plants. Bernd Blossey of Cornell University discusses his research on invasive plant species, and how non-native earthworms and deer can contribute to their spread.
  • March 13, 2018 (72)
    The Benefits of Trees. Michael Kost, Curator of Native Plants at the University of Michigan’s Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum, discusses the benefits of trees and how we can help them grow.
  • February 13, 2018 (71)
    Sustainability Practices at Arbor Teas. "Arbor Teas" is a local small business and a member of the Washtenaw County Environmental Excellence Partnership Program.  Owners Aubrey and Jeremy Lopatin describe their company's sustainability practices.

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