Are You Ready for the Eclipse?

Enhance Your Eclipse Experience With These Western Montana Resources by Bev Engelmann Broadcast 8.6 & 8.11.2017 Listen:   Fellow Montanans, it’s time for your second wake-up call concerning the upcoming solar eclipse — the celestial event of the summer, if...

Extremophiles: The Berkeley Pit’s Silver Lining?

Life in the Berkeley Pit by Andrea Stierle Broadcast 6.5 & 6.12.2016   Listen:   This story almost begins on a dark and stormy night in November of 1995, when 342 snow geese landed on Berkeley Pit Lake. Unfortunately, this was no ordinary lake and the...

What Does a Longer Fire Season Mean for Montana Forests?

What Does a Longer Season Mean for Montana Forests? by Tom Torma Broadcast on 9.1.2015 Listen:   July of 2015 was the warmest month on record in the history of our planet, 2015 is on trend to be our warmest recorded year, and in much of the American west that...

River Otters: Montana’s Water-Loving, Web-Footed Weasels

River Otters by Anna McNairy Broadcast 3.6 & 3.11.2016. Listen:   At the end of last summer, as I sat in an eddy on the Clark Fork River, something furry and black caught my eye, moving as smoothly as the water itself. I was looking at a North American river...

The Saga of Farlin, 300 Million Years in the Making

The Geologic History of Farlin, Montana by Rudy Molinek Broadcast 7.9 & 7.14.2017 Listen:   Last summer I was helping teach a geology field camp near Dillon. On our way back to the Birch Creek Outdoor Education Center each day, after long hours in the August...