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I’m telling you, late summer and fall are great times to get out into the hills, especially if you want to find interesting plants. While you’re ou...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 05:02
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Cliffrose is the star of this show. It also goes by the common name quinine bush or the scientific name of Purshia mexicana. If you look at a map o...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 10:12
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You know you haven’t been hiking or botanizing out in the desert or grassland enough when you look to the roadsides for interesting plants, but I’l...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 05:13
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This the start of my “mud dauber research” as I have much to learn about these wasps that fly around the Mesquitey collection of cool stuff (the ki...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 05:12
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Well, I spent so much time jabbering about my conversion to a desert rat and monsoon believer that I left some stuff out and so here is what I left...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 04:55
Caption: Chad Hanson
Contemporary Western fire science is integrating what Indigenous Peoples discovered over thousands of years of observation, and trial and error: fi...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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I don’t know any poultry fanciers that don’t have a guinea fowl story or two or three. Chickens are where it usually starts as they are the gateway...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 05:10
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When you hear those statistics that tell you the oceans are warming and you wonder where those numbers come from, this is where: From scientists me...

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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I do love wandering around little towns and Willcox is a fun one to poke around in. And it is true that the town of Willcox is an excellent base c...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 05:06
Caption: Mark Plotkin, Credit: Courtesy Richie / Amazon Conservation Team
As we hurtle into the Sixth Age of Extinctions, we face the cataclysmic loss of half the world’s biological diversity. 80% of the remaining biodive...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Jill Fish
Jill Fish is one of the only Native doctoral students in the psychology department at the University of Minnesota. But she doesn’t feel alone, beca...

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 9
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In this episode of ThinkRadio Presents ThinkPlanet host Alan Wartes spoke with anthropologist Mark Stiger.

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  • Added: Dec 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Podcast Playlist's first of two live shows recorded at the Hot Docs Podcast Festival in Toronto on November 1, 2018.

  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: A Moment of Science
How Big Was the Founding Population of Native Americans?

  • Added: Aug 08, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
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“The rocks are beyond slow, beyond strong, and yet yielding to a soft green breath as powerful as a glacier, the mosses wearing away their surfaces...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
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Apache plume (Fallugia paradoxa) is very common around out little homestead. There are thickets of it all along the banks of the Ol’ Guajolote. It ...

  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 11:28
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Berberis fremontii is in the Barberry family or Berberidaceae…that’s fun to pronounce. Fremont barberry has quite a range north of the Salt River i...

  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 05:16
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I suppose the thinking is that any wildflowers blooming along the side of the road will beautify that road and who cares what’s in the hydro-seed m...

  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 05:09
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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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At one point when I was reading about the age of water I came across some research indicating that some of the water molecules we drink could be 4....

  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 05:09
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I like the name sumac and I’ve known it since I was a kid in Kentucky. The most talked about sumac of my youth was poison sumac or poison ivy, but ...

  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 05:42
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Hmm, I’m not doing a very good job of keeping up with botanical names. Either that or I’m making them up as I go. The current and correct name for ...

  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 05:13
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Chuparosa is one my of favorite plants from back when we used to live outside of Tucson. I bet we had 5 or 6 of them planted at our little homestea...

  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 05:23
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A morning or two after I recorded this show I heard a scaled quail calling, so now I have both species calling starting at dawn and then off and on...

  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 05:20
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House finches are pretty darned cute and that’s why pet stores back in New York City in 1939 were selling them as “Hollywood Finches”. The Migrator...

  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 04:43