Do Bobcats Kill Deer?

Do Bobcats Kill Deer? Field Notes Investigates. by Ellen Knight Broadcast 2.21.2016 Listen:   Bobcats are relatively common in patchy habitats all across the U.S., but we don’t see them often because they are crepuscular or nocturnal and well camouflaged. But...

Golden Islands of the Western Montana Forest

Western Larches by Natasha Bellis Broadcast 10.9 and 10.18.2016 Listen:   Sitting on the shores of Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park last fall, gazing up at the surrounding hillside, I was struck by a unique mosaic of golden splendor against the evergreen...

Stressed? Science Says Take A Walk In The Woods

Stressed? Science Says Take A Walk In The Woods by Kaitlyn Anderson Broadcast 9.11 & 9.16.2016 Listen:   I feel the stress from the week lift off my shoulders as I breathe in the scent of ponderosa pine. Today, I have no papers to write, tests to take, or...

Truffles, Trees, and — Squirrels?

Truffles, Trees, and — Squirrels? by Sue Reel Broadcast 10.4.2016 Listen:   Walking through the woods recently, I saw a red squirrel digging in the litter of the forest floor. I assumed it was burying a pine cone, but on closer inspection I found a piece of...

Why Dead Standing Trees are Essential to Forests

Why Dead Standing Trees are Essential to Forests by Emily Miller Broadcast 2.2.2015. Listen:   One of my favorite places to look in the forest is up. I love the way trees frame patches of sky, and how rays of sun slide over the branches and slant into pockets of...