Gus, the Champion Larch

Gus, the Champion Larch by Jen Elison Broadcast 10.19 & 10.22.2021   Listen:   Visitors to Montana’s Jim Girard Memorial Tamaracks Grove near Seeley Lake have differing reactions when viewing Gus for the first time. I was awed by the 163-foot height,...

Investigating Gizzard Grit

Investigating Gizzard Grit by Kathleen Ort Broadcast 11.2015, 12.2018, and 10.12 & 10.15.2021   Listen:   Afternoon sunshine was softening into twilight on a recent fall day as I drove with my family down a forest road in the mountains north of Missoula....

Cobble Beaches: The Geology of a Worry Stone

Cobble Beaches: The Geology of a Worry Stone by Julie Tennis Broadcast 10.5 & 10.8.2021   Listen:   Despite being autistic, with a good dose of social anxiety, I’ve ended up in a job where I deliver workshops to adults on a regular basis. This means...

Of Mountains and Snails

Of Mountains and Snails by Krys Standley Broadcast 9.28 & 10.1.2021   Listen:   On a mid-afternoon outing some years back, my young children and I made our meandering way across a flat mountain bench near our home. Hiking with children is, at its best,...

Marvelous, Moisture-Loving Moss

Marvelous, Moisture-Loving Moss by Pam Carlton Broadcast 9.21 & 9.24.2021   Listen:   Take a walk through the forest, or along a river or stream, and you will find moss. Now take a look around your neighborhood. You may need to look a little more closely...