Field Work  

Jeff Mitchum: Things You Need to Know to be a Great Nature Photographer.

The life and photography of Jeff Mitchum.

In 3 segments.

Ivory-Billed Woodpecker, New Sightings! (?)  

Dr. Geoffrey Hill: Ornithologist at Auburn University.  Recent sightings in Florida suggest The Ivory- Billed Woodpecker has "returned".

Yellowstone Wolf Update:Doug Smith. Yellowstone Wolf Project Leader, Yellowstone National Park. When we last talked with Doug Smith, the reintroduced packs of wolves in Yellowstone had been hit by a dangerous parvovirus that was setting back over 10 years of dedicated effort. Summer's here, how is the wolf population doing? 

When Rattlesnakes Bite. Dr. Sean Bush

Staff Emergency Physician / Menlo Park, California. The truth is, we have to be aware of rattle snakes. Here is what you need to know when you see one, and what to do if ever you should be bitten.

SouthWings. Taylor Barnhill Executive Director, talks about the volunteer group of private pilots who donate their spirit and do the right thing by taking scientists, politicos, media and activists of all stripes into the air for a bird's-eye view of the massive disturbances being wrought by various industries.

Starlings' Surprising Speech. Dr. Timothy Gentner, Assistant Professor, Psychology Department / University of California San Diego. Dr. Gentner has been studying the ability of the European Starling, one of the world's most accomplished singers and mimics, to understand and create complex patterns of song that indicate the capacity to utilize recursion. What's it mean?

They've got a lot to say, and they know what they're talking about.

Moving Back Home? (to New Orleans) Dr. Gina Solomon, Sr. Scientist / NRDC. Following extensive scientific studies on the environmental conditions that people face when considering moving back into their homes and neighborhoods, Dr. Solomon discusses the toxins in the surface sediments and the existence of serious levels of mold in homes that will need to be either torn down or rebuilt. Is it safe? Find out from the experts.

Sea Otters. Andy Johnson, Manager: Sea Otter Research. Monterey Bay Aquarium. Following 50 years of recovery, the population of Sea Otters along California's coast are showing signs of instability. 

Being Caribou Karsten Heuer and his wife Leanne set off on a 5-month, 1000-mile journey to walk in the footprints of the Porcupine Caribou herd, from Canada to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and back.     Available as PodCast

The Singing Life of Birds: Donald Kroodsma
The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker: Dr. John Fitzpatrick (in 2 parts)
Yellowstone Wolves, 10 years later: Doug Smith
How to Learn Bird Calls: Elliott Lang

"Gender Benders"with Dr. Ethan Clotfelter

American Chestnut Foundation
Unearthing T-Rex: Peter Larson 
Koalas: San Diego Zoo
Frogs: American Museum of Natural History
Wildlife University...Online
Field Journaling: An Introduction
Journaling: The Thumbnail Sketch