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"Scenic Roots" offers conversations that matter in the heart of Chattanooga and the Tennessee Valley.From the mountains to the river, our conversations are rooted deep within every corner of our community - reflecting who we are, who we were and who we can become.We engage with the news that affects our community, behind and beyond the headlines. We build bridges that span from creators and innovators to storytellers and the outdoors. We focus on our challenges as many communities in one - as we celebrate what inspires us. We resonate with countless voices - in words and spaces, sounds and songs.We are "Scenic Roots."Ray Bassett hosts and produces "Scenic Roots" at WUTC.

Scenic Roots - Weds 2/09/22

Scenic Roots - Weds 2/09/22
  • Georgia Tech’s Dr. Ellen Dunham-Jones on “Retrofitting Suburbia.”
  • Winter birding wonders at Chattanooga’s Reflection Riding.
  • Talking Writing: Robert Gwaltney & “The Cicada Tree,” Part I.
  • These stories - and more - on this edition of “Scenic Roots.”
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  • As Chattanooga grows and changes in the years to come, how should its suburbs adapt? What’s called “Retrofitting Suburbia” may provide a guide. At Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Dr. Ellen Dunham-Jones is a professor of architecture - and directs the master of science in urban design.
  • Birds can surprise - even during a winter cold snap at Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center here in Chattanooga. Mark McKnight is president and CEO of Reflection Riding - and Corey Hagen is director of education there.
  • This month here on “Scenic Roots,” we bring you a sampling from a podcast partner: "Moving Business Forward" - by Greg Thompson of PodTopics. In this excerpt, we hear part of Greg's conversation with Barry White, president and CEO of Chattanooga Tourism Co.
  • Richard Winham shares the first part of his conversation with Robert Gwaltney, vice president of Easter Seals North Georgia - an author of the debut novel “The Cicada Tree,” set in a small Mississippi town in the 1950’s.