Science Questions presents current wolf policies across the west and the new book called "Wolfer," a memoir about one man's experience trapping and hunting wolves for the federal government and how it changed his life's direction.
Hi, this is Blair Larsen, host of Fresh Folk. On the show this week, I feature the unexpectedly uplifting songs of Spark and Whisper, and the endearing characters in the songs of Dave Potts. I’ll also play tunes from new albums by Bob Andrews, Linda Newlin, and Blue O’Connell, to name just a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.
Today on the program Sheri Quinn talks to wildlife biologist William ripple about wolves in the Yellowstone ecology. His research shows the re-introduction of wolves there has improved the habitat and it has also revived a species of aspen tree, and some birds, fish, and insects. At 9:30 Science Questions presents current wolf policies across the west and the new book called "wolfer," a memoir about one man's experience trapping and hunting wolves for the federal government and how it changed his life's direction.
Terryl Givens, Professor of Literature and Religion at University of Richmond, is one of the country's most prominent Mormon scholars. He has appeared on PBS, NPR, and CNN to comment on the LDS faith and is author of many books, most recently When Souls Had Wings: a History of the Idea of Pre-Mortal Life in Western Thought. Givens is in Logan and will be giving the 18th annual Arrington Mormon History Lecture tonight at the Logan LDS Tabernacle.
State Regulators approved a proposal to cut winter air pollution in Northern Utah. The plan will be up for public comment in October, but Cache County officials have already stated they do not like a mandate that would require emissions testing by the end of 2013. In studio we have Lynn Lemon, Cache County executive; Randy Martin, Utah State University researcher, as well as a representative from the Utah Division of Air Quality.
Gangs, gang violence and intervention programs are the topics of discussion on Access Utah Tuesday. Lee Austin talks to Kaisa Kinikini, founder of Stand A Little Taller (SALT) and Enesto Perez, former gang member, about their work and the current gang situation in Utah.
In the second half of the hour John McDowell, author of “Poetry and Violence: The Ballad Tradition of Mexico’s Costa Chica,” speaks about the Mexican ballad tradition of the corrido and its complex relationship with violence.
It's almost the end of the gardening season these days, but Bryan Earl has Mark Anderson from Anderson Seed and Garden in Logan on the program to talk about your lawn, preparing your garden for winter, and the last of the harvest.
Science Questions guides you through the steps to launch a rocket into outer space with the private aerospace company ATK based in northern Utah. Then, Science Questions presents current satellite research and a student driven project in space that was developed at USU's Space Dynamics Lab.
On the show this week, I feature the inspiring songs of Lara Herscovitch, and the fierce and witty songs of Marian Call. I’ll also play songs from new albums by Greg Laswell, Nancy Beaudette and Trip McCool, to name just a few.
Art has captured the historical record of science through time. Today on the program tonight's Science Unwrapped speaker, Dr. Laura Gelfand, head of Utah State University's Department of Art and Desgin discusses science in prominent works of art, particularly during the Renaissance period. At 9:30, Science Questions guides you through the steps to launch a rocket into outer space with the private aerospace company ATK based in northern Utah.