Collection: Environmentalism

Hyde, Barbara – OH0657
Interview Date: 1994

People: Barbara Hyde.   Places: Fort Collins, Longmont.   Subjects: Anti-war CSU activities; CSU Horticulture Department; pesticide regulation; agricultural extension agent, Longmont; discrimination against women in horticulture; master gardener program; changes in horticulture, 1970-1990; her book “Gardening in the Mountain … Continue reading

LaBarre, Shaun – OH1660
Interview Date: 2010

Shaun LaBarre, director of ReSource Yard for the Center for ReSource Conservation and a City of Boulder deconstruction professional, talks about how ReSource started from “one gentleman and a pile of material on a dirt lot” to its present 10-acre, … Continue reading

McKelvey, Bob – OH 1153
Interview Date: 2002

PLAN-Boulder County Greenbelt / Open Space Blue Line Enchanted Mesa Greenways within a city Open space ballot proposal of 2003 Conservation easements and land trusts as a way to obtain open space Life in Boulder during the 1950s and 1960s … Continue reading

Stern, Philip – OH1818
Interview Date: 2012

Phil Stern has lived in Boulder since 1967. He has worked on many environmental issues through his positions as Director of Environmental Affairs for the Boulder County District Attorney’s Office and as a city council person from 1981 to 1987. … Continue reading

Thorne, Oakleigh II – OH0658
Interview Date: 1994

Supplemental material available in OH file. Boulder: Thorne Films, Thorne Ecological Institute, Greenbelt, University of Colorado Buffoons, Wizards, Nature Conservancy, bird banding, Bettie Willard, Cecil Effinger, Mary Estill Buchanan.  

Turner, E. Robert – OH0632
Interview Date: 1993

People: Walter Orr Roberts, Dwight Sayles, Ed Farmer, Archie Twitchell, Frank Buchanan, Francis Reich, Paul Crouch, Scott Carpenter.   Places:¬†Boulder.   Subjects:Boulder City Manager in 1960: water, NCAR, Blue Line, Crossroads Mall, PLAN-Boulder, IBM, Enchanted Mesa, council meetings, council members. … Continue reading

Willard, Beatrice E. – OH0779
Interview Date: 1995

Oral history interview in which Beatrice Willard talks about her career as an environmentalist.    

Wolff, Mary L. – OH1591
Interview Date: 2009

In this interview Mary Wolff talks about the history of the development of Boulder’s Eco-Cycle. She served on the Eco-Cycle Board for many years and talks about the changes in the organization during those years, when it went from committed, … Continue reading