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Books
10:22 am
Mon November 22, 2010

Book Nook: Poor Will's Almanack for 2011, Bill Felker

Most WYSO listeners are probably familiar with the work of Bill Felker. Bill is the creator of the WYSO program "Poor Will's Almanack."

Bill has been observing the natural world for decades. His observations, reflections, meditations, and anecdotes appear regularly in a number of publications including the Yellow Springs News.

Every year he publishes a new edition of "Poor Will's Almanack." His 2011 edition was just published. In this Book Nook interview Bill explains his process for devising these annual almanacks.

Nature
11:59 am
Mon September 20, 2010

The Gift of the Woodlot

Red bat, Lasiurus borealis, roosting on a sugar maple leaf.
Julie Zickefoose

Ohio naturalist and wildlife artist, Julie Zickefoose has a story about a trip she took into the woods not far from here - with a group of schoolkids.

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Environment
4:46 pm
Thu July 8, 2010

Natural History Artist Zickefoose Speaks In Miami Valley

Julie Zickefoose

NPR Commentator and natural history writer and artist, Julie Zickefoose, lives in a farm in southeastern Ohio. But this week, she's in the Miami Valley leading a workshop for the Tecumseh Land Trust's 20th anniversary celebration. Zickefoose is an avid observer of birds, and says that this time of year is her favorite for bird watching in southern Ohio.

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