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http://will.illinois.edu/environmentalalmanac/
Description
Weekly commentaries on the environment and appreciating the natural world, by Rob Kanter from the School of Earth, Society, and Environment, at the University of Illinois
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-12-12 02:47
last episode published
2019-07-25 16:45
publication frequency
8.25 days
Contributors
Illinois Public Media author   owner  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
129
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Science & Medicine Natural Sciences

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Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
25.07.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Late summer a great time to expand your butterfly horizons [from the archive]

Everybody loves monarch butterflies, don't they? And for good reason. But if monarchs are all you know, you're missing out. Late summer is a great time to expand your butterfly horizons.
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25.07.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Late summer a great time to expand your butterfly horizons [from the archive]

Everybody loves monarch butterflies, don't they? And for good reason. But if monarchs are all you know, you're missing out. Late summer is a great time to expand your butterfly horizons.
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23.05.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

A love of life—even snakes [from the archive]

Thanks to a friend who’s more observant than me, I recently discovered a new species of reptile in my own backyard, a plains garter snake. Maybe I should clarify by saying I mean the plains garter snake was “new” to me, not new to science or the wider ...
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23.05.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

A love of life—even snakes [from the archive]

Thanks to a friend who’s more observant than me, I recently discovered a new species of reptile in my own backyard, a plains garter snake. Maybe I should clarify by saying I mean the plains garter snake was “new” to me, not new to science or the wider ...
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9.05.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Embrace your inner birder as spring migration peaks

Where can you see some of the most beautiful birds in the world? In central Illinois! Right now!
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9.05.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Embrace your inner birder as spring migration peaks

Where can you see some of the most beautiful birds in the world? In central Illinois! Right now!
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26.04.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Why not bike?

Does the warm weather have you thinking about riding your bicycle to get from here to there? If so, let me offer some words of encouragement. 
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26.04.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Why not bike?

Does the warm weather have you thinking about riding your bicycle to get from here to there? If so, let me offer some words of encouragement. 
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19.04.2019

What to do for Earth Day?

Last April, my editor at the Champaign News-Gazette asked me to track down some local friends for suggestions about how to mark Earth Day. Of course, if I’d been thinking would have recorded those for radio at the same time. Failing that, however, I’ll...
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19.04.2019

What to do for Earth Day?

Last April, my editor at the Champaign News-Gazette asked me to track down some local friends for suggestions about how to mark Earth Day. Of course, if I’d been thinking would have recorded those for radio at the same time. Failing that, however, I’ll...
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11.04.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Spring in My Step

Spring at last, and suddenly there’s so much to do the challenge is to choose among activities!  Bicycling is far easier and more enjoyable than it was a month ago, despite the occasional breeze out of the north. If you’ve been getting from here to th...
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11.04.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Spring in My Step

Spring at last, and suddenly there’s so much to do the challenge is to choose among activities!  Bicycling is far easier and more enjoyable than it was a month ago, despite the occasional breeze out of the north. If you’ve been getting from here to th...
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4.04.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Now is the time to catch woodland wildflower show in Illinois [from the archive]

There is an extended wildflower show that takes place each spring in the woodlands of Illinois, beginning in February and peaking in early May, when a dozen species can be seen flowering at once
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4.04.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Now is the time to catch woodland wildflower show in Illinois [from the archive]

There is an extended wildflower show that takes place each spring in the woodlands of Illinois, beginning in February and peaking in early May, when a dozen species can be seen flowering at once
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28.02.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Cook County research provides perspective on coyotes [from the archive]

How much risk do coyotes pose? Could it be good to have them around? Findings from the Cook County Coyote Project suggest they pose a very limited threat and even benefit urban ecosystems.
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28.02.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Cook County research provides perspective on coyotes [from the archive]

How much risk do coyotes pose? Could it be good to have them around? Findings from the Cook County Coyote Project suggest they pose a very limited threat and even benefit urban ecosystems.
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28.02.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Cook County research provides perspective on coyotes [from the archive]

How much risk do coyotes pose? Could it be good to have them around? Findings from the Cook County Coyote Project suggest they pose a very limited threat and even benefit urban ecosystems.
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21.02.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Termites are much more than just pests

Wondering if termites are more than just pests that destroy the foundation of your home? Stop by the Insect Fear Film Festival on February 23 to learn more about these amazing creatures! 
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21.02.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Termites are much more than just pests

Wondering if termites are more than just pests that destroy the foundation of your home? Stop by the Insect Fear Film Festival on February 23 to learn more about these amazing creatures! 
Environmental Almanac author
21.02.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Termites are much more than just pests

Wondering if termites are more than just pests that destroy the foundation of your home? Stop by the Insect Fear Film Festival on February 23 to learn more about these amazing creatures! 
Environmental Almanac author
7.02.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

A month of welcome changes

Migrating birds, breeding amphibians, and the flowering of skunk cabbage--tune in this week to enjoy thinking about the coming of spring.
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7.02.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

A month of welcome changes

Migrating birds, breeding amphibians, and the flowering of skunk cabbage--tune in this week to enjoy thinking about the coming of spring.
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7.02.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

A month of welcome changes

Migrating birds, breeding amphibians, and the flowering of skunk cabbage--tune in this week to enjoy thinking about the coming of spring.
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17.01.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

All Welcome at Presentations on Waterway Health in Vermilion River Sysem

What do rain gardens, agriculture, and coal-burning power plants have in common? They all connect us with local waterways, which in turn connect us to the wider world. Presentations in the "All Connected" series at the University of Illinois this sprin...
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17.01.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

All Welcome at Presentations on Waterway Health in Vermilion River Sysem

What do rain gardens, agriculture, and coal-burning power plants have in common? They all connect us with local waterways, which in turn connect us to the wider world. Presentations in the "All Connected" series at the University of Illinois this sprin...
Environmental Almanac author
17.01.2019 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

All Welcome at Presentations on Waterway Health in Vermilion River Sysem

What do rain gardens, agriculture, and coal-burning power plants have in common? They all connect us with local waterways, which in turn connect us to the wider world. Presentations in the "All Connected" series at the University of Illinois this sprin...
Environmental Almanac author
20.12.2018

Dark skies benefit people and wildlife

Most people understand that various products of human activity have the potential to harm wildlife when they’re released into the world, and we routinely call these products “pollutants.” Fewer people are accustomed to thinking of carelessly spread art...
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20.12.2018

Dark skies benefit people and wildlife

Most people understand that various products of human activity have the potential to harm wildlife when they’re released into the world, and we routinely call these products “pollutants.” Fewer people are accustomed to thinking of carelessly spread art...
Environmental Almanac author
20.12.2018

Dark skies benefit people and wildlife

Most people understand that various products of human activity have the potential to harm wildlife when they’re released into the world, and we routinely call these products “pollutants.” Fewer people are accustomed to thinking of carelessly spread art...
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1.11.2018 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Curiosity plus old-school science produce new understanding

Can science still advance through the use of a simple microscope? Tune in to learn how.
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1.11.2018 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Curiosity plus old-school science produce new understanding

Can science still advance through the use of a simple microscope? Tune in to learn how.
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1.11.2018 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Curiosity plus old-school science produce new understanding

Can science still advance through the use of a simple microscope? Tune in to learn how.
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31.10.2018 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Thinking about spiders for Halloween

What's so cool about spiders? Tune in for the scoop from young Jane and Will Kanter.
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31.10.2018 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Thinking about spiders for Halloween

What's so cool about spiders? Tune in for the scoop from young Jane and Will Kanter.
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31.10.2018 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Thinking about spiders for Halloween

What's so cool about spiders? Tune in for the scoop from young Jane and Will Kanter.
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12.10.2018 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Birding with my brother

In late winter of 1984 my younger (and only) brother, John, assigned me little bit of reading, the section called “Sky Dance” from the April entry in Aldo Leopold’s book, A Sand County Almanac. This was a bit of a switch in our relationship, since at t...
Environmental Almanac author
12.10.2018 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Birding with my brother

In late winter of 1984 my younger (and only) brother, John, assigned me little bit of reading, the section called “Sky Dance” from the April entry in Aldo Leopold’s book, A Sand County Almanac. This was a bit of a switch in our relationship, since at t...
Environmental Almanac author
12.10.2018 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Birding with my brother

In late winter of 1984 my younger (and only) brother, John, assigned me little bit of reading, the section called “Sky Dance” from the April entry in Aldo Leopold’s book, A Sand County Almanac. This was a bit of a switch in our relationship, since at t...
Environmental Almanac author
21.09.2018

An appreciation for chimney swifts

One of the easiest birds for many people to see also attracts the least attention, and that's too bad because chimney swifts are fascinating creatures.
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21.09.2018 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

An appreciation for chimney swifts

One of the easiest birds for many people to see also attracts the least attention, and that's too bad because chimney swifts are fascinating creatures.
Environmental Almanac author
21.09.2018 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

An appreciation for chimney swifts

One of the easiest birds for many people to see also attracts the least attention, and that's too bad because chimney swifts are fascinating creatures.
Environmental Almanac author
14.09.2018

Stand up for the Middle Fork

The Middle Fork of the Vermilion River needs protection--tune in to learn what you can do to help.
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14.09.2018 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Stand up for the Middle Fork

The Middle Fork of the Vermilion River needs protection--tune in to learn what you can do to help.
Environmental Almanac author
14.09.2018 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Stand up for the Middle Fork

The Middle Fork of the Vermilion River needs protection--tune in to learn what you can do to help.
Environmental Almanac author
23.08.2018 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Appreciating Hummingbirds in Illinois

What weighs less than a nickel and can fly 500 miles in a single stretch? Tune for the scoop on the smallest bird you'll see in Illinois!
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23.08.2018 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Appreciating Hummingbirds in Illinois

What weighs less than a nickel and can fly 500 miles in a single stretch? Tune for the scoop on the smallest bird you'll see in Illinois!
Environmental Almanac author
9.08.2018

Grow Your Own Entertainment with Native Shrubs

What good is spicebush? For starters, it's beautiful. But beyond that, planting it can bring you the spectacle of spicebush swallowtail caterpillars developing in your yard.
Environmental Almanac author
9.08.2018 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Grow Your Own Entertainment with Native Shrubs

What good is spicebush? For starters, it's beautiful. But beyond that, planting it can bring you the spectacle of spicebush swallowtail caterpillars developing in your yard.
Environmental Almanac author
9.08.2018 http://will.illinois.edu/images/uploads/ea_itunes_art.jpg

Grow Your Own Entertainment with Native Shrubs

What good is spicebush? For starters, it's beautiful. But beyond that, planting it can bring you the spectacle of spicebush swallowtail caterpillars developing in your yard.
Environmental Almanac author
12.07.2018

Local wildlife and waterways connect us to larger picture

My angler’s heart compels me to look over the railings of bridges whenever I get a chance to, and it’s my good fortune to get that chance often as a bicycle between my home in central Champaign and my office at the University of Illinois. The railings ...