WYPR Programs

The Nature of Things
5:00 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Invasive Species

Credit Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission

What do purple loosestrife flowers, large fuzzy nutria, emerald ash beetles, chestnut tree blight and the nefarious snakehead fish have in common? They are all non-native, invasive species in our listening area. Invasive species can cause damage that far outweighs their numbers.

A Blue View
2:48 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Making Nature a Priority for Kids - 6/30/15

Credit outdoornation.org

For many, summer means cookouts, beach trips, park trips and other kinds of outdoor activities, but for many urban kids, nature's very much an unknown quantity. In fact, the notion of the great outdoors is changing-and with it, what it means to be out in nature.

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1:17 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

"King Kong"

Maryland ties to the making of the movie "King Kong."   

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Radio Kitchen #1339
12:29 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

All Those Potatoes

June 30, 2015 - Radio Kitchen - All those Potatoes

Strolling around the Farmers Market the other day, I was taken by the surprising variety of potatoes available.  It seems there is some sort of heirloom action going on in Spudsville, and that's really good news.  There's nothing like jazzing up and old standby.  Here are some of the potatoes you're going to find.

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The Morning Economic Report
12:15 pm
Tue June 30, 2015

Brazil's Economy in Retreat - 6/30/15

While many Americans are strangled by accumulated debt, the situation could be worse – we could be in Brazil.  Brazil’s top credit information bureaus estimate that as of April, more than fifty five million Brazilians were behind on paying off credit cards or loans.  As reported by the Associated Press, that represents thirty seven percent of the nation’s adult population of about two hundred million people. 

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