Category Archives: AERO on the Air

Montana Public Radio (MTPR) has canceled the commentary segment of their programing. Commentaries will be available on their website but no longer aired.

AERO Now and Then on MTPR

In the summer of 1974, a group of eight young adults gathered on a porch in Billings. They recently attended a Montana Alternative Energy Conference. Energized by its large nationwide attendance, they all came away determined to do more. Continue reading

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Montana Farm to School: Promoting Local Agriculture and Healthy Eating for our Next Generation

Delicious! The lasagna I am enjoying for lunch is excellent. Homemade noodles with local beef are complimented by saucy cheesy goodness. I also had the option of a colorful build-your-own salad or a homemade vegetable beef soup, so fitting for … Continue reading

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Energy Choice for Montanans with Conor Darby

Renewable energy is helping Montana families and businesses take charge of their power supply like never before.  There are now more than 1,000 solar arrays, small scale wind turbines and micro-hydro generators producing clean energy in the state. The wholesale … Continue reading

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Repower MT Road Trip with Brea Gaudioso

A gold flash of lightning struck the valley and for just a moment the sky was the richest hue of purple. The thunder surrounded me. In the most peculiar way I was reminded of my childhood. Often, I drove down … Continue reading

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Montana Energy Corps: Community based, sustainable energy solutions

My name is Kaleena Miller and I am the Director of the Montana Energy Corps Program. Just over three years ago, I began searching for a way to trade in the fast-paced environment of New York for a new adventure … Continue reading

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School Gardens: Digging Into Healthy Habits

How many times have you heard a parent say, “I can’t get my kids to eat vegetables!” While this is, unfortunately, sometimes true, over the last two years as a FoodCorps Service Member at Hyalite Elementary School in Bozeman, I’ve … Continue reading

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Farms Have So Much More to Offer

I love the change of the seasons. In the Flathead we see the farm fields change from white to brown to black to green; and eventually to many colors of bounty before we go back to brown and start again. … Continue reading

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