The Power of the Western Red Cedar

Western Red Cedars by Mike Roesch Broadcast 11.25.2018 Listen:   The ides of November, a time of limbo between autumn and winter. It is my birthday. I take a walk in celebration of existence. The atmosphere is cool and gray, and the first layers of high-elevation...

Mountain Ash: Feeding Birds & Brightening Winter

Mountain Ash in Winter by Kate Leary Broadcast 11.8 & 11.13.2015 Listen:   Walking through many neighborhoods in Montana towns through the fall and winter, you’ll find yourself brushing past clusters of showy orange-red berries, hanging down from the limbs of...

Pairing Wine with Pine Needles

By Christine Morris While hunting last fall, I spent several hours waiting for a deer in the rain…and I began to get bored. So I nibbled the needle of the Douglas-fir tree next to me. The taste was strong but pleasant, citrusy, and emotive. Its flavor was reminiscent...