KZMU Moab Community Radio

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KZMU is a noncommercial, grassroots radio station located in the heart of Moab, Utah. We are independent, live, local media whose mission is to engage, inform, entertain, empower, and connect the communities of Southeastern Utah. Because almost all of our programming is locally originated, it takes a dedicated, eclectic group of volunteer DJs – along with part-time staff – to keep music and news flowing over our airwaves. In a world of radio that is overwhelmingly corporate, impersonal, over-commercialized and unimaginative, we at KZMU are proud to open our doors, empower an engaged community, encourage authentic personality, and hear the spice of life through story and song. Our call letters say it all, “Krank Zee Music Up!”


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41 Pieces

A radio show exploring the science and learning about the scientists from the Colorado Plateau

Latest Pieces

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The Colorado Plateau has a long history of uranium mining. That history is especially apparent within the Navajo Nation, which has hundreds of aban...

  • Added: May 25, 2020
  • Length: 28:16
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There is a lot of Western science happening here on the Colorado Plateau but there is also long-held Indigenous knowledge that is centered on knowi...

Bought by KGNU

  • Added: May 12, 2020
  • Length: 30:26
  • Purchases: 1
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Wildfires often result in increased flooding of an area. We talk with Natalie Gillard, a graduate student in watershed sciences at Utah State Univ...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2020
  • Length: 25:44
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Outcrops of Cretaceous Cedar Mountain Formation in Grand County, Utah contain dinosaur fauna found nowhere else in the world. We talk with Dr. Jam...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2020
  • Length: 26:09
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The Colorado River Basin has experienced incredibly large flood events in the past. Present-day river deposits can be used to understand the size a...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2020
  • Length: 28:11
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Traditional ecological knowledge(s) are knowledge systems held by Indigenous peoples. They are long-held sets of knowledge and awarenesses about th...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2020
  • Length: 28:37
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Birds rely on riparian areas of SE Utah and the Colorado Plateau and as the ecosystems change along the banks of these rivers, there is real impact...

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  • Added: Nov 21, 2019
  • Length: 27:51
  • Purchases: 2
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Natural shifts in light and dark are critical to all forms of life. We talk with naturalist and dark skies advocate Crystal White about what darkn...

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2019
  • Length: 25:11
  • Purchases: 2
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Changes are happening in plant communities in deserts of the Colorado Plateau and around the world. We speak with Dr. Steve Archer from the Univer...

Bought by KGNU and KRZA

  • Added: Sep 12, 2019
  • Length: 24:40
  • Purchases: 2
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Natural springs have long been centers of biodiversity and cultural significance. We speak with David Sabata who recently completed his masters d...

Bought by KRZA and KVSC

  • Added: Aug 18, 2019
  • Length: 25:01
  • Purchases: 2