Environmental Almanac

Weekly commentaries on the environment and appreciating the natural world, by Rob Kanter from the School of Earth, Society, and Environment at the University of Illinois.

https://will.illinois.edu/environmentalalmanac/rss

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 4m. Bisher sind 156 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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Late summer a great time to expand your butterfly horizons [from the archive]


Everybody loves monarch butterflies, don't they? And for good reason. But if monarchs are all you know, you're missing out. Late summer is a great time to expand your butterfly horizons.


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 25 July 2019  4m
 
 

Late summer a great time to expand your butterfly horizons [from the archive]


Everybody loves monarch butterflies, don't they? And for good reason. But if monarchs are all you know, you're missing out. Late summer is a great time to expand your butterfly horizons.


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 25 July 2019  4m
 
 

A love of life—even snakes [from the archive]


Thanks to a friend who’s more observant than me, I recently discovered a new species of reptile in my own backyard, a plains garter snake. Maybe I should clarify by saying I mean the plains garter snake was “new” to me, not new to science or the wider world.


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 23 May 2019  4m
 
 

A love of life—even snakes [from the archive]


Thanks to a friend who’s more observant than me, I recently discovered a new species of reptile in my own backyard, a plains garter snake. Maybe I should clarify by saying I mean the plains garter snake was “new” to me, not new to science or the wider world.


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 23 May 2019  4m
 
 

Embrace your inner birder as spring migration peaks


Where can you see some of the most beautiful birds in the world? In central Illinois! Right now!


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 09 May 2019  4m
 
 

Embrace your inner birder as spring migration peaks


Where can you see some of the most beautiful birds in the world? In central Illinois! Right now!


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 09 May 2019  4m
 
 

Why not bike?


Does the warm weather have you thinking about riding your bicycle to get from here to there? If so, let me offer some words of encouragement. 


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 26 April 2019  4m
 
 

Why not bike?


Does the warm weather have you thinking about riding your bicycle to get from here to there? If so, let me offer some words of encouragement. 


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 26 April 2019  4m
 
 

What to do for Earth Day?


Last April, my editor at the Champaign News-Gazette asked me to track down some local friends for suggestions about how to mark Earth Day. Of course, if I’d been thinking would have recorded those for radio at the same time. Failing that, however, I’ll do the next best thing and read them today...


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 19 April 2019  4m
 
 

What to do for Earth Day?


Last April, my editor at the Champaign News-Gazette asked me to track down some local friends for suggestions about how to mark Earth Day. Of course, if I’d been thinking would have recorded those for radio at the same time. Failing that, however, I’ll do the next best thing and read them today...


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 19 April 2019  4m