Glaciers 101

Glaciers 101 by Charles Finn Broadcast 11.4.2018   Listen:   Glaciers: they are sculptors, carvers and artists. When the Bitterroot Mountains, the Missions and the Rockies were raised from the floor of the ocean it was the glaciers that came behind, crawling over the...

Bull Snake Encounter

Bull Snake Encounter by Edward Monnig Broadcast 10.9.2018     Listen:   One recent summer a group of friends and I floated the Middle Fork of the Salmon River in central Idaho. On this eight day trip we rafted 100 miles through some of the wildest country in North...

Montana’s Rain Shadow Explained

Rain Shadow by Alison James Broadcast 5.6 & 5.11.2018   Listen:   I love driving from Missoula to Helena or Great Falls or Bozeman, over the big passes of the Continental Divide and along some of our country’s most spectacular rivers. On the west side of the...

100 Centuries of Squash Growers Can’t Be Wrong

Anachronistic Squash by Kara Cromwell Broadcast 9.2 & 9.7.2018   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 jack-o-lantern seemingly overnight,...

Exploring the Landscape of Pixie Cup Lichen

Pixie Cup Lichen by Erin Ebersberger Broadcast 7.1 & 7.6.2018   Listen:   Lying on my stomach on the fringes of the forest, my view is perfect of a colony of tiny lichens. They are perched on top of a rock outcrop, beyond which lies a majestic view eastward...