100% of the water that flows from Susquehanna County's springs, seeps, ponds, lakes, and streams, empty into the Susquehanna River. Our heritage is steeped in the history of this river. This river is in our veins. We now have the opportunity to let everyone know how much this river means to us and in return, additional money will be placed in the hands of the Heritage Region, to educate all ages on the value of the river. Join us as we discuss the river's past and present and find out how you can vote to make the North Branch, the "river of the year".
Vote for the North Branch of the Susquehanna River (River of the Year Contest) here.
What is the Christmas Bird Count?
Join us as we discuss what is involved with the Audubon Christmas Bird Count. Who knows, maybe you'll even want to get involved! And yes, there's a joke at the end :)
Merry Christmas to all of our listeners!!!
New Life for Endangered Frogs, The Great Christmas Tree Shortage, Zombie Pigeons, and a Penguin De-icer
Join us as we discuss eco-news stories that made the headlines recently. From Christmas trees to zombie pigeons, we've got you covered.
The Dark Secret Behind Mistletoe
The holidays are here! Pull up a chair, grab a cup of wassail and some roasted chestnuts and listen to the tale of a plant that grows high in the canopy of only certain trees. How does the mistletoe survive up there? How does it get up there, to begin with? Does it even grow in Pennsylvania? Join us as we dig into this plant that somehow made itself into many's holiday traditions...
Find out a bit about Aaron and some of his prior experiences that led him to pursue a career in conservation. And yes, there's still a joke at the end.
Wooly Bear, wooly worm, fuzzy bear, whatever you call it, can it predict what type of winter we will have? Join us as we explore the life of the "wooly bear" and find out if this caterpillar is pulling the wool over our eyes when it comes to predicting our winter weather season.
Join us as we tackle the old adage that says, "if you get lost in the woods and can find moss on the north side of the tree, you have a natural compass of sorts." Is it true? can you really use moss as a compass? Listen as we explore this topic and discover many lesser-known facts about this bryophyte.
Did you ever come across a nature fact that seems odd or maybe even questionable? Join us during the month of November as we try to dive into some natural topics and find out if they're fact or myth. This week we're exploring the plant with an ominous name: chokecherry. Find out whether one bite will send you into a coughing fit or keep you coming back for more.
Caterpillar Spit, Insecticides Impairing Bats, PA's New Blue Predator, & Goodbye to UK's Ash Trees
Join us as we discuss a promising way to eliminate plastic waste, the trickle-down effect of insecticides, a blue predator entering PA's waterways and a closer look at what's happening to the Ash trees in the United Kingdom.
The Northern Long-Eared Bat is in a battle for its very survival. Join us as we discuss the perils of this species, where it lives, its diet, and of course, fun facts about the NLB!