Nature Now

#207 Endangered Butterflies and Prairie Restoration

Host Kate Dwyer, assisted by Owen Rowe with Observations and Upcoming Events, interviews via phone Ted Thomas, Senior Ecologist with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and discusses endangered butterflies and prairie environment. Closing music is “Butterfly,” performed by Lisa Loeb.

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#206 The Salish Sea: Jewel of the Pacific Northwest

Nan Evans conducts a phone interview with Joe Gaydos of the SeaDoc Society, co-author of the recently released book, The Salish Sea: Jewel of the Pacific Northwest. Closing music is “The Salish Sea,” performed by HighRise Lonesome.

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#205 Beavers (encore)

Mary Robson, assisted by Charlie Fleishman with Observations and Upcoming Events, hosts a rebroadcast of Kate Dwyer’s discussion of beavers with Al Latham and Dan Ecelberger. Closing music is “One Day the Dam Will Break,” performed by Jesse Phillips.

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#204 Belly Biology

Host Nan Evans visits Port Townsend’s Boat Haven with Wendy Feltham, and they get prone to see what’s attached to the docks and pilings. Closing music is “Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay,” performed by The Staple Singers.

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#203 Birds and Habitats of the Olympic Peninsula Part 2 (repeat)

Host Debaran Kelso, in rebroadcast of Part 2 of Birds and Habitats of the Olympic Peninsula with guest Dr. Fred Sharpe, is joined by Charlie Fleishman in reporting Observations and Upcoming Events. Closing music is “Three Little Birds,” performed by Bob Marley and The Wailers.

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#202 Spring Birds

Host Mary Robson discusses behavior of birds in spring with Christie Lassen of Birds Unlimited in Gardiner. Closing music is “Spring,” performed by Tracy Chapman.

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Nature Now #198: Weather Report – How It’s Done on Weather Underground

Host Mary Robson interviews Bill Putney, weather maven and KPTZ Chief Engineer, and explores what it takes to set up one’s own weather station. Closing music is “Like The Weather,” performed by Natalie Merchant and 10,000 Maniacs.

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#200 Snow Geese & Swans – Skagit Valley

Host Kate Dwyer, assisted by Owen Rowe with Observations and Upcoming Events, discusses Snow Geese & Swans of the Skagit Delta by phone with La Conner-based Paul DeBruyn, Assistant District Wildlife Biologist with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Closing music is “Swan,” performed by Right Said Fred.

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Nature Now #197: Marine Mammals

Host Nan Evans discusses marine mammals with wildlife biologist Dave Rue. Closing music is “Sing a Whale Song,” performed by Tom Chapin.

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