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Our celebration of State Poets Laureate continues with part two of a former Kansas Poets Laureate reading, sponsored by the Kansas Area Watershed C...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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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On this week's show, wWe hear from protesters in Brazil who say President Bolsonaro's government is killing the Amazon rainforest. And in London, w...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2019
  • Length: 54:01
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Women Warriors: The Voices of Change multimedia concert performed by Orchestra Moderne NYC, under the direction of Amy Andersson, features the musi...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 21:06
Caption: Timely, In-Depth Progressive Analysis Since 1991
This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: As Fire Consumes Amazon Rainforest, World Must Demand Action and Accounta...

Bought by KMXT and WKPW


  • Added: Aug 28, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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Hear an Indigenous perspective on climate change! Pueblo, Diné, and Chicano social justice leaders and Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM) speak about...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2019
  • Length: 45:29
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Did you know that powerful photojournalism can drive public policy to protect public health and promote social and environmental justice? Join Foo...

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  • Added: Jul 25, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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...

Bought by KUOW, KUT, WAMU, KGOU, KWGS and more


  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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This week on the show: The power of indigenous people - Indigenous climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa talks about the 'historic moment' for i...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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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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About 30% of residents of the Navajo Nation don't have access to running water, and even for those who do, much of the water is contaminated with u...

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  • Added: May 15, 2019
  • Length: 21:55
  • Purchases: 1
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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
Caption: Josephine Mandamin began a movement of praying for the water., Credit: motherearthwaterwalk.com
This week on Minnesota Native News we get the latest on legal maneuvers to stop the Line 3 oil pipeline replacement and Sharon Day remembers the be...

Bought by KFAI, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE and more


  • Added: Feb 27, 2019
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 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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Western soapberry is Sapindus saponaria var. drummondii and is in the family Sapindaceae. In the soapberry family there are around twelve species. ...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 04:45