Nature

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Tuesdays are special at Northern Community Radio.  It's our day to really focus on what's going on in terms of climate and nature.   During out talkback time we share observations from listners.  When school is in session, in addition to regular listener reports, we hear from young phenologists across Minnesota when they call in their classroom phenology reports...

Mary Mitchell via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch Facebook Page

Taking time to contemplate what is happening in nature is one of the many aspects of Northern Community Radio that sets us apart from any other radio station.  Each day we bring you a phenology note when our resident phenologist John Latimer shares a note from his journals of more than 35 years of climate and nature data collection.  Each Tuesday we dig even deeper with the weekly Phenology Report. 

Lyn & Kerry Cristoffer via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch Facebook Page

Tuesdays are special at Northern Community Radio.  It's our day to really focus on what's going on in terms of climate and nature.   When school is in session, we are even more jazzed than normal because  young phenologists across Minnesota call in their classroom phenology reports.This week we heard from kids in Ely, Two Harbors, Proctor and Northfield!  Longer days, lichens, great gray owls and full moons are just a few of the goodies from today's reports.  Check them all out to find out what's happening across Minnesota!  You can send along a note to report what you've observed outside 

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We talk with artists, photographers, authors and nature enthusiasts frequently on KAXE/KBXE.  Today we met Duluth nature photographer Dudley Edmonson. 

Dudley's career has spanned nearly 3 decades - he has been featured in galleries and in nearly 100 different publications.  You can see his work in Stan Tekiela's Bird:  The Definitive Visual Guide published by Audobon.  His book "The Black and Brown Faces in America's Wild Places" features 20 other African Americans with deep connections to nature.

Marilyn Lee via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB Page

Taking time to contemplate what is happening in nature is one of the many aspects of Northern Community Radio that sets us apart from any other radio station.  Each day we bring you a phenology note where our resident phenologist John Latimer shares a note from his journals of more than 35 years of climate and nature data collection.  Each Tuesday we dig even deeper with the weekly Phenology Report.  Today, John talked of sighting ravens, rabbits, and bald eagles. He also mentions that coming soon the owls will be nesting and canids will be courting.  what are you seeing outside?

 

Taking time to contemplate what is happening in nature is one of the many aspects of Northern Community Radio that sets us apart from any other radio station.  Each day we bring you a phenology note where our resident phenologist John Latimer shares a note from his journals of more than 35 years of climate and nature data collection.  Each Tuesday we dig even deeper with the full Phenology Report.  This week, John reports on cotton tails, deer belly-deep in snow, the Baudette area Christmas Bird Count and he even reports seeing a Montana six plume moth while out in the garage building benches!  This particular moth does continue to be active throughout the winter and flies around whenever the weather warms up just a bit.  Pretty spectacular! 

David Harrington

Tuesdays are special at Northern Community Radio because we focus on climate and nature.  When school is in session, we are even more jazzed than normal because in addition to hearing reports from our listeners as they sent in their observations of natural world, we also young phenologists across Minnesota when call in their classroom phenology reports.  This week we got some after the holiday presents in the form of haiku poetry from the kids in Ely!  We also heard from student phenologists in Virginia and Kelliher!  John Latimer shares some listener reports and recaps the action on the

Jerry Brademan via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB Page

Taking time to contemplate what is happening in nature is one of the many aspects of Northern Community Radio that sets us apart from any other radio station.  Each day we bring you a phenology note where our resident phenologist John Latimer shares a note from his journals of more than 35 years of climate and nature data collection.  Each Tuesday we dig even deeper with the full Phenology Report.  

Debbie Center via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB Page

During our Phenology Talkback segment every Tuesday we hear about what school kids and adults are noticing outside.  This week the reports included lessons in ice safety and tree identification as well as observations of mouse prints in the snow, porcupines altering their feeding habits, feathered friends, squirrels and ice skating. 

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