Birders have been heading to NH's Pondicherry National Wildlife Refuge in Whitefield and Jefferson. Some unusual birds have been spotted among the more than 200 recorded overall in the area. Birders suspect many were blown off course by the windy spring, but some may simply be attracted to the State's newest National Refuge. NHPR Correspondent Rebecca Brown reports from Littleton.
Maybe you've spent your cold winter nights tying flies, dreaming of feeling that fish twitch on the line... or maybe not! Either way, you'll love hearing stories of fly- fishing, what draws people to it, how to perfect your cast and find the fish. Laura's guests are Concord Monitor's John Corrigan, author of Angler's Journal
David M. Carroll is a writer, artist and naturalist. He’s the author of the “Wet Sneaker Trilogy,” three collections of essays and drawings depicting life in and around the swamps near his home in Warner. He talks about his fascination with wetlands, the need to protect these unique ecosystems and habitats. (This interview originally aired on March 12, 2001.) [http://www.davidmcarroll.com]
It's time to till the soil, plant some seeds and nurture those bloomin' bulbs. We'll talk about how to keep your garden beautiful during a dry spell and answer all your horticultural queries. Trish's guest is Charlie Nardozzi, Senior Horticulturalist with the National Gardening Association
In 1999 Bernie Dahl got lost on a solo hike of Mt Washington and called for help on his cell phone. Since then, he's become the poster child for irresponsible hikers. He has also been accused of cashing in on the incident. Now he gets to tell his side of the story. Learn more at
From moose and deer to bobcat and bobolink, we’ll take a look New Hampshire’s wildlife population, and talk about what’s being done to preserve species, habitats and hunting. Trish talks with Steve Weber, chief of the New Hampshire Fish and Game Wildlife Division www.wildlife.state.nh.us, and UNH Cooperative ...
There's an old idea in education- don't just give students facts to memorize, give them experience to use those facts. That's exactly what the high school competition Envirothon does. The program gives students from around the country a real life environmental problem to solve. Coming up with a solution requires students understand both the complexities of science and the politics of ...
A Maine-based coalition of fishermen and scientists says it has developed an ecologically based plan to control over fishing in the Gulf of Maine.
At the same time the coalition says the plan would spare hundreds of fishing-related jobs.
Details of the plan have yet to be provided.
But representatives of the Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance say it will combine zone ...