Standing in the Swarm

Standing in the Swarm by Danielle Lattuga Broadcast 6.2021 and 5.29 & 6.1.2024   Listen:   On a warm June day, at our farm in the Mission Valley, I was watching my husband and son play in the yard, honeybees from our two colonies buzzing nearby....

The Secret Lives of Blue Butterflies

The Secret Lives of Blue Butterflies by Krys Standley Broadcast 6.2021 and 5.15 & 5.18.2024   Listen:   Heading out on a favorite hiking trail north of Missoula, the colors of springtime are vibrant. In the low, shaded areas near the trailhead, slender...

Mid-May Morning Bustle on Grant Creek

Mid-May Morning Bustle on Grant Creek by Cynthia Swidler Broadcast 5.2021 and 5.8 & 5.11.2024     Listen:   It is dawn on this mid-May morning. An American Robin is singing its exuberant declaration of the day while accompanied by raindrop...

A Tale of Two Spiders

A Tale of Two Spiders by Ser Anderson Broadcast 5.2021 and 5.1 & 5.4.2024   Listen:   I’d like to say I like spiders, but if I did it wouldn’t exactly be the truth. For two weekends in May, I visited a pale yellow goldenrod crab spider living on a bright...