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Recapturing Music's Roots

These days a lot of modern music depends heavily on technology. Guitars are electric and beats electronic. But since ancient times human beings have found a way to make music with the things they found in nature. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Tamar Charney has the story of one man who is helping his neighbors rediscover the roots of music.  Go to full article

Region's Champion Tree Cloned for 9/11 Tribute

Tomorrow, nine trees will be planted at the Pentagon as a memorial to the victims of September 11th. The trees are clones of the nation's largest red ash. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Tamar Charney reports.  Go to full article

Indian Creek Nature Center Celebrates 30 Years

The Indian Creek Nature Center at the Upper and Lower lakes Wildlife Conservation Area is celebrating its 30th anniversary Saturday. Martha Foley reports.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Handedness

Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager talk about "handedness" in people, lobsters and toads.  Go to full article

Hummingbirds: The Tropical Connection

Martha Foley talks with naturalist Bill Hilton Jr. about how to protect hummingbirds in North America and the tropics. Hilton is Executive Director of the Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History in South Carolina. He'll give a lecture at 4:00 this afternoon in St. Lawrence University's Hepburn Auditorium.  Go to full article

Gorilla Experts

Brian Mann talks with Amy Vedder and Bill Weber. The pair spend part of the year at their home in North Creek, but they also work in central Africa studying mountain gorillas.  Go to full article

"The Peace of Wild Things"

It's been three months since the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, DC. Many people find they're still trying to come to terms with their feelings about the attacks. For some though, they've found solace in a walk through nature. For them, wild places have become a respite from the chaos of emotions. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports.  Go to full article

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