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Caption: The photos are mine. I doubt the snake enjoyed having its meal interrupted by a dude with a camera, but my goodness, isn’t it a beautiful snake? Even with its mouth full!
The scientific name for our gopher snake (or gophersnake. I’ve seen it written both ways) is Pituophis catenifer. The genus looks like a combinatio...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2019
  • Length: 05:31
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It’s always fun to have a quest when headed into the hills. It’s okay if the search doesn’t work out. It’s like the great old line, “getting ther...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2019
  • Length: 05:32
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Oh my goodness, there are beetles, bees and moths that visit the open flowers of Calylophus harwegii from late afternoon and through the night. Som...

  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 05:45
Caption: The photo is mine and that’s Ms. Mesquitey along the San Pedro River. The bird song along that riparian corridor is unbelievable and we spent some time trying to identify certain calls and songs.
I guess I don’t have a whole lot more to add about this show. Well, I have been known to sing a little better than this.

  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 04:37
Caption: The photos of Penstemon fendleri are mine and taken at our little homestead.
Well, I was a little worried, but I was pretty close on the number of Penstemon species in Arizona. There are close to forty. Arizona Flora lists t...

  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 04:47
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Every week in the summer groups of people gather at the Native American Medicine Garden the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities. They come t...

Bought by KFAI, KSRQ, KQAL, KKWE Niijii Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Aug 08, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Rick Anderson, guide for the Wild Edibles Tour, explains how to harvest a cattail
The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has created the CACHE Project, which stands for “Community Agriculture through Culture, Health, an...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2018
  • Length: 07:19
Caption: Grand Portage Agriculture Coordinator Andy Schmidt and helper Dennis Westerlind working on the Elder's raised garden bed
The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has created the CACHE Project, which stands for “Community Agriculture through Culture, Health and...

  • Added: Jul 04, 2018
  • Length: 06:48
Caption: CACHE - Andy Schmidt
The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has created the CACHE Project, which stands for “Community Agriculture through Culture, Health, an...

  • Added: Jul 04, 2018
  • Length: 07:53
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Anisacanthus thurberi or desert honeysuckle is in the Acanthus family, Acanthaceae. I do like the common name cola de gallo, because it captures th...

  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 05:27
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Well, the getting out of the growing business thing is not going well at all and I’ve had to come to grips with the fact that that I still need to ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 05:15
  • Purchases: 1
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The scientific name for jaguar is Panthera onca and these large wild felines range from Sonora, Mexico down to portions of central and South Americ...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 02:23
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I like the title Wild Lettuce for this show. It seems incongruous, as in wild and lettuce don’t seem to go together.

  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 05:11
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This is all probably more than you wanted to know, but what the yucca moths tell us is that there are, no doubt, hundreds of thousands of pollinato...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 05:06
Caption: Limahuli Garden and Preserve is set in a verdant tropical valley on the north shore of the Hawaiian Island of Kaua`i, Credit: Courtesy National Tropical Botanical Garden
Explore Limahuli Garden and Preserve on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, where scientists believe the legacy of ancient Hawaiian farmers can show the ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 03:09
  • Purchases: 2
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In southeastern Arizona Datura wrightii is the preferred source of nectar for the moth Manduca sexta and you may also notice that the caterpillar, ...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2017
  • Length: 05:22
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Anxious for some early morning light and something green in the grassland, Petey remembers an early blooming wildflower to look for in the nearby h...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2016
  • Length: 05:06
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Petey peers into an old bird nest in a tree and discovers the work of a deer mouse.

  • Added: Oct 18, 2016
  • Length: 05:14
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Starting your vegetables from the season, indoors and outdoors.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Introduction to gardening 101 and how to have a successful garden.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Control of your natural pest with natural remedies.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Marie Rock interviews Shirley Nordrum and Amanda Shongo about the Statewide Health Improvement Programs (S.H.I.P.) gardening projects.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 12:32
  • Purchases: 1
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Marie Rock interviews Shirley Nordrum about local community gardens.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 08:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Marie Rock interviews Shirley Nordrum about insect eating plants.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 09:40
  • Purchases: 1