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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65 Pieces

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

Latest Pieces

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Biogeography is the distribution of life within and around landforms. In a large deep canyon, that distribution is influenced by the elevation and...

Bought by KRZA and KICI Iowa City

  • Added: Oct 14, 2021
  • Length: 21:34
  • Purchases: 2
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In the red rock deserts of the southwest, there is little soil to absorb rainfall. It usually runs off the rock to the lowest point which is commo...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2021
  • Length: 19:33
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The beautiful red rock desert surrounding Moab is host to more than 10 geohazards that can affect the structural integrity of buildings, bridges, o...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2021
  • Length: 19:13
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There are not many Indigenous archaeologists working in the southwest, partly because of a troubled past with Western archaeologists. Lyle Balenqu...

Bought by KRZA

  • Added: Sep 23, 2021
  • Length: 21:55
  • Purchases: 1
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“Leave No Trace” is not a new concept for most outdoor enthusiasts but the LNT recommendations for engaging with the outdoors are always updating a...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2021
  • Length: 23:32
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Monsoons in the desert southwest rely on a seasonal wind shift to occur. They don’t always materialize. When they come, though, the drastic chang...

Bought by KRZA

  • Added: Aug 26, 2021
  • Length: 17:39
  • Purchases: 1
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As the number of climbers grows across the country, so does the number of climbing visitors to Indian Creek (San Juan County, UT). Concern is risi...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2021
  • Length: 19:05
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The number of climbers coming to Indian Creek (San Juan County, UT) has increased like so many outdoor recreation areas. The resource, though, is ...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2021
  • Length: 19:04
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The invasive quagga mussel found its way into Lake Powell in 2012. This rapidly spreading nuisance species is affecting the lake’s ecology, namely...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2021
  • Length: 20:05
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The unique ecosystem of Southwestern Utah includes bits of the Mojave Desert, the Colorado Plateau, and the Great Basin. Here you can find 18 of t...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2021
  • Length: 21:21