The Raven’s Labor-Saving Device: A Squirrel

The Raven’s Labor-Saving Device: A Squirrel by Julie Brandauer Broadcast 3.17 and 3.20.2020 Listen:   Staring out a window while avoiding my to-do list for the day, a squirrel and a raven presented me with a peculiar sight. I observed the squirrel going...

Popsicle Bugs And Anti-Freeze Fleas: How Insects Survive Montana Winters

Popsicle Bugs And Anti-Freeze Fleas: How Insects Survive Montana Winters by Ashley King Broadcast 11.15.2016 and 3.10 and 3.13.2020 Listen:   Every autumn I begin to wonder—where do all the bugs go? Unlike people, and other warm-blooded critters that can maintain...

How To Eat Lunch, Not Be Lunch: Safety In Numbers

How To Eat Lunch, Not Be Lunch: Safety In Numbers by Erin Sexton Broadcast 2.25 and 2.28.2020 Listen:   Now that winter is close upon us and I’m remembering warmer days, one in particular stands out. It is late summer and the sky and landscape are shrouded...

How Unique Fur And A Nomadic Nature Help Otters Survive In Winter

How Unique Fur And A Nomadic Nature Help Otters Survive In Winter by Beth Horn Broadcast 2.18 and 2.21.2020 Listen:   What happens to otters in winter when the lake is frozen, I wondered. Does the family stay together or disperse? Do otters have any special...