Shifting Ground Radio SeriesShifting Ground is a public radio series supported by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy that aims to bring new depth to the reporting of land-use issues. This occasional series aired on National Public radio's acclaimed afternoon program All Things Considered. The series, which showcases innovative tools and practices that are being applied in communities facing land-use challenges across the country is available at the NPR Web site.
The producer of the series is David Baron, an award-winning author and journalist who has worked in public radio for more than 20 years, previously as science/environment correspondent for NPR and science editor for the PRI/BBC program The World. His book, The Beast in the Garden (W. W. Norton), explores the growing conflict between people and wildlife in suburban America.
The Lincoln Institute provided support for the series and made resources on land use available, through the Department of Planning and Urban Form. The series was also made possible by support from The Orton Family Foundation, based in Middlebury, Vermont.