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Snow is such an exciting event for those of us living in southern Arizona and when it does snow the local jabber is always about famous snow falls ...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 05:07
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I’ve known barn owls since I was a kid in Kentucky and I always saw them in barns roosting or nesting up high in the rafters. I remember finding a ...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 04:57
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Desert anemone (Anemone tuberosa) is in the Buttercup Family. Buttercups are the genus Ranuculus and so the family name is Ranunculaceae. It’s prob...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 05:02
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Lesquerella is named in honor of Leo Lesquereaux and Wikipedia reminds me that he was a “Swiss bryologist and a pioneer of American paleobotany.” S...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 10:00
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Well, it was a cold winter, but as I sit and write this blurb it is 75 degrees outside with overnight lows in the low 30s. Now that is classic sout...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 05:12
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One of my favorite forests of chain-fruit cholla, also called jumping cholla, was in the desert on the north end of the Tortolita Mountains. Park L...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 05:48
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Road trips with a truck load of native plants are a lot of work, but are especially satisfying when you head home with very few plants in the truck...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 06:16
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think I talked more about Toumey oak (Quercus toumeyi) than yellow bells. It is an awfully sweet little native oak. I’m pretty sure it doesn’t occ...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 05:20
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For goodness sake, I forgot to mention the black-tailed jackrabbit’s ears! The large ears are magnificent parabolic reflectors that keep them well ...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 05:30
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This week on the show: How will Christmas change as the world gets increasingly warmer? We take a look at how reindeer are affected, whether a re...

Bought by KVSC, WNMU-FM, KMUN, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], and WFIU


  • Added: Dec 28, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Eriel Deranger
From the Canadian tar sands to the oil and natural gas fields of North America and the Amazon jungle, Indigenous peoples of the North and South are...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:31
Caption: Kelly Church, Credit: Richard Church, Pottawatomi and Ottawa
2018 National Heritage Fellow Kelly Church is an Anishanabe basketmaker who combines a traditional craft with a contemporary eye.

  • Added: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 28:56
Caption: Eriel Deranger
Although colonial systems of oppression have radically damaged relationships between tribal communities and their traditional lands, a new generati...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Ida Valley, Credit: Charles McGuigan
It all started with the red wolves who now live, for the most part, in eastern North Carolina at Alligator River. These wolves had once numbered in...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 24:33
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“This week on Minnesota Native News, we visit the Mni Ki Wakan: World Indigenous Peoples’ Decade of Water Summit, held in St. Paul, and hear how it...

Bought by KSRQ, KFAI, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KMSU, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 15, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Katrina Powell, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Just as the red wolves were dispossessed of their homes so too were the people who had inhabited the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia for many gene...

  • Added: Aug 13, 2018
  • Length: 25:06
Caption: A Moment of Science
How Big Was the Founding Population of Native Americans?

  • Added: Aug 08, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: The Blue Ridge Mountains, Credit: Charles McGuigan
The Mountain People had settled in the Blue Ridge long before the United State gained its independence. They followed the Great Wagon Road from Lan...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Aug 07, 2018
  • Length: 26:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Red wolf howling.
Encountering one of the last red wolves in the wild at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. And a run in with a black bear.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2018
  • Length: 24:57
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For the next four weeks we’ll be looking for a highly social animal called the red wolf, or rufus canis. Under the current administration, the red ...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2018
  • Length: 24:59
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Humans have been using and modifying the ecosystems around on the Colorado Plateau for thousands of years. To understand human relationships with t...

  • Added: May 20, 2018
  • Length: 30:23
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This week on the show: A journey to Africa - Rwanda’s mountain gorillas were once headed for extinction. Their numbers are now slowly recove...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KUPR low power FM, and WFIU


  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 29:57
  • Purchases: 3
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Cacao Hunters was founded in 2013 by Carlos Ignacio Velasco and Mayumi Ogata and is based in Popayán, Colombia. The company is dedicated to finding...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2017
  • Length: 39:06
Caption: Ilarion "Larry" Merculieff
The way we see the world creates the world. If a new way of seeing is needed, what might that look like? Indigenous leaders Dakota-Dine Tom Goldtoo...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Kandi Mossett
Was all the work to try to keep the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines from being built done in vain now that Donald Trump occupies the White ...

Bought by WMUU-LP and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 28:40
  • Purchases: 2