Garden Talk: Looking Back At This Year's Growing Season10/24/14
We'll take a look back at the 2014 garden season and see what grew well, what was a disappointment, and what we can do to make next year the best ever.
Consumer Protection: The Perfect Password
On-line security is important, and having a good password is key. Larry Meiller finds out how to create the best password, how often to change it, and how to safely store them. Plus, information on current scams to watch out for.
Fall Bird Migration
Larry Meiller finds out what birds are on the wing and which will stay for the winter. Plus, an update on the Wisconsin Breeding Bird Atlas, Wisconsin Bird Cities, and owl sounds for Halloween!
Taking Great Digital Photos
Having a good camera is great, but only if you know how to use it. Larry Meiller finds out how to use your digital camera as effectively as possible.
Upcoming Partial Solar Eclipse
Larry Meiller finds out about this week's partial solar eclipse, as well as other fall astronomical events to be aware of.
Physical Therapy Advice: Living With Sciatica
Chronic pain can seriously affect quality of life. Larry Meiller learns what causes the nerve condition sciatica, and how to manage the symptoms.
Garden Talk: Keeping Orchids Blooming
Orchids are gorgeous flowers, and much easier to grow than you might think! Tune in to learn how to successfully tend to them, and to get them to rebloom.
Travel Advice: Thanksgiving Air Travel
Larry Meiller gets advice for buying air tickets for Thanksgiving travel, plus answers to listeners' travel questions.
Sharing The Joy Of Science With Bassam Shakhashiri
Larry Meiller and University of Wisconsin-Madison Chemistry Professor Bassam Shakhashiri talk about recent Nobel Prizes for science, and highlights of the upcoming Wisconsin Science Festival.
Seventh Generation Earth Ethics: Native Voices of Wisconsin
Larry Meiller visits with Patty Loew about members of each of Wisconsin's Native American tribes who have been leaders in the environmental protection and land ethics.
The Heart of Things: A Midwestern Almanac
Each season in Wisconsin brings its own joys. Larry Meiller visits with the author of a new collection of essays that evoke our state throughout the year.
Keeping Our Pets Happy And Healthy: Pet Med Mix-Ups And Dog Bite App
Larry Meiller finds out if it's a serious problem when cats get dogs' medication or vice versa. Plus, information on a new app that can help to prevent dog bites.
The Passenger Pigeon
In September of 1914, the last passenger pigeon died. Larry Meiller talks about how the most populous bird in North America disappeared, and how we can help other species escape that fate.
Vagrant Birds In North America
Bird migrations generally follow expected courses. Larry Meiller finds out what birds have been spotted well off-course in North America.
Garden Talk: Planting Bulbs In Fall For Spring Surprises
A little time spent planting bulbs in the fall can bring welcome color after a long, cold Wisconsin winter.
The Great Sand Fracas of Ames County
Larry Meiller talks with Wisconsin author and storyteller Jerry Apps about his latest novel, "The Great Sand Fracas of Ames County."
Celebrating Our Wisconsin
Larry Meiller visits with the editor of Our Wisconsin magazine about the wonders of our state.
The inner life of a pet can be fascinating. Larry Meiller finds out what we know, and don't know, about animal cognition.
The Wonders Of Winter Squash
As we enjoy fall weather, it's a perfect time to enjoy winter squash. Larry Meiller finds out how to grow, cook and enjoy those varieties.
'The Big, Bad Book Of Botany'
The world of plants is more fascinating and bizarre than you might imagine. Tune in to hear stories from the author of "The Big, Bad Book of Botany."
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