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LISTEN: A Moose On The Loose

The day was nearly done. My wife was home from her job as Activities Director at an Adirondack retirement community and the kids were fed and homeworked. All that remained was time for a little fun before bedtime. more »

Aug 28, 2015 12:18 PM , Outdoors

LISTEN: A Career That Began With A Bang

When a cherry bomb exploded over Lang Elliott's head, he had no idea it would help to launch him on a career in sound. Elliott doesn't record pop singers or rock bands. His vocalists and instrumentalists are birds, frogs, and insects. more »

Jun 26, 2015 8:42 AM , Outdoors

Listen: Sharks, Sharks, And More Sharks

There are big sharks and little sharks, dangerous sharks and sharks called gummies that will never harm you. Join me for a look at a new shark field guide that surveys the world's more than 501 species of shark. more »

Jun 17, 2015 9:12 AM , Outdoors

LISTEN: Say G'day to Songbirds

Human music may well have been inspired by the music of birds. But where did birds get the idea? Recent research findings suggest that songbirds, also known as perching birds or passerines, trace their ancestry to the land of kangaroos. more »

May 29, 2015 1:56 PM , Outdoors

Local Beekeeper Dick Crawford Discusses Honeybee Crisis

The White House announces a new national strategy to try to stop the massive die-off of honeybees. Local beekeeper Dick Crawford joins us for a roundtable discussion on how the crisis is affecting beekeepers and farmers. more »

May 29, 2015 1:40 PM News

Designer/Author Matt Wolpe on Backyard Chickens - Extended Roundtable

Chickens have been growing in popularity in more and more backyards. We’ll meet a designer and author who is helping a new generation of urban farmers build their birds luxury accommodations. more »

Aug 22, 2014 12:32 PM Outdoors