After a Million Years, a Lobster Is Loose

After a Million Years, a Lobster Is Loose By Carrie Laben Broadcast 8.2011, 12.2014, 12.2018, and 9.21 & 9.24.2022   Listen:   It’s cloudy and damp. Better to be indoors. As my friend Megan and I walk through the halls of the University of Montana’s...

100 Centuries of Squash Growers Can’t Be Wrong

Anachronistic Squash by Kara Cromwell Broadcast 9.2018, 7.2020, and 9.14 & 9.17.2022   Listen:   August had just begun when a friend delivered my first hand-me-down squash of the summer: a round, green variegated giant that had reached the size of a...

Ghosts Of The North Woods: Great Grey Owls

Ghosts Of The North Woods: Great Grey Owls By Lily Vonderheide Broadcast 3.2013, 9.2015, 8.2018, 9.7 & 9.10.2022   Listen: One evening while walking along the river just outside of town, winding my way through a meadow fringed with ponderosa pine, I met a...

Obscure Oozing Oddities: The Overlooked World Of Slime Molds

Obscure Oozing Oddities: The Overlooked World Of Slime Molds By Jan Yaeger Broadcast on 11.2000, 10.2003, 08.2015, and 8.31 & 9.3.2022   Listen:   Walking through dry woods last September, I looked down at a fallen ponderosa pine. Stuck to its side was a...

Krummholz: Tough Trees at Timberline

Krummholz: Tough Trees at Timberline By Marina Richie Broadcast 8.1995, 9.2001, 12.2007, 8.2016, and 8.24 & 8.27.2022   Listen:   Winds lash the peaks. Snow pelts the ridges almost every month of the year. The warmest average monthly temperature is a...