Whitebark Pine: The Crown Of The Continent’s Vanishing Giants

Whitebark Pines by Nick Voss Broadcast 5.15 and 5.20.2016 Listen:   I first visited Glacier National Park in June. Though winter had only recently loosened its grip on the Crown of the Continent, there were blue skies and sunshine as I hiked up a high-elevation...

Krummholz: The Bonsai Opportunists Of Timberline

Krummholz: The Bonsai Opportunists Of Timberline by Deborah Richie Broadcast 8.10.1995 and 8.23.2016 Listen:   Winds lash the peaks. Snow pelts the ridges almost every month of the year. The warmest average monthly temperature is a mere 50 degrees F. The conifer...