Avalanche Safety

Avalanche Safety by Robina Moyer Broadcast 2.14.2016 Listen:   Over the past several years I’ve been introduced to the freedom offered by ducking resort boundary lines and skiing in the backcountry. But the more I’ve grown to love skiing the backcountry, the more I’ve...

The Inside Scoop on Inversions

Western Montana’s Winter Inversions Explained by Ondi Crino Broadcast 11.8.2016 Listen:   Since my recent move to Missoula from the sunny state of Florida, I had experienced many unfamiliar weather conditions. Montana residents might be well accustomed to snow,...

What’s Wrong with Whitefish?

What’s Wrong with Whitefish by Nate Bradley Broadcast 12.10 & 12.15.2017 Listen:   I dipped my woven landing net into the frigid creek water and drew the fish towards my legs. It was winter and I was standing mid-calf deep in a favorite fishing spot outside...

Moon Dogs

Moon Dogs by Ellie Duncan Broadcast 12.3 & 12.8.2017 Listen:   Moon dogs have many names: lunar halos, moon rings, or winter rings. Their scientific name is “paraselenae” and they are made visible by a combination of specific circumstances. Tonight we’re staying...

How Insects Survive Montana Winters

Insects in Winter by Ashley King Broadcast 11.15.2016 Listen:   Every autumn I begin to wonder—where do all the bugs go? Unlike people, and other warm-blooded critters that can maintain a consistent internal temperature, insects cannot. So, you might wonder, what do...