A Fisher’s Guide To Preying On Porcupines

by Kelly Matthews Broadcast 9.10 and 9.13.2019 Listen:   My dog’s nose shoots high into the air as a cool breeze moves gently through his fur. He begins to filter through the familiar scents of the forest, recognizing a particularly enticing one. With wide eyes...

Safety in Numbers (and Species): How Forest Birds Survive the Winter

by Cedar Mathers-Winn If you ask any birder or naturalist, they will probably tell you that spring is the season for watching birds. Singing, displaying, fighting and breeding—spring is a time of great activity, and it’s hard not to take notice. By comparison, winter...

Sandhill Spring

by Claire Voris I cannot see the cranes this morning, but I can hear them. They are somewhere in the basin of the valley where the yellow, cow-cropped grasses end and the thicket around the water begins. The Sandhills arrived the night before as a wild flurry of...