Host Amy Williams visits with Foxie Morgan at Pharsalia, in Nelson County, an antebellum farm that is now a Cut Flower Operation and event destination. Horticulturist and Floral Designer David Pippin joins Amy in the studio to talk about arranging flowers.
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Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark note recent major changes in North American cicada taxonomy and comment on its implications on our understanding of our cicada fauna.
88.9 WCVE Richmond Public Radio has announced that political reporter Craig Carper will be its new News Director. Craig has served as WCVE’s Capitol Correspondent since 2009, during which he filed reports for daily newscasts, created in-depth feature stories during General Assembly sessions and at other times, and produced full-length forum programs that addressed political issues and community interests. Carper was also the host of the Capitol Events television news series broadcast during the General Assembly on WCVE PBS.
Congratulations to Jay Burnham, the new voice of the Richmond Flying Squirrels! The show also welcomes Channing Poole, the new Flying Squirrels broadcasting partner! Poole is the voice of the UVA Baseball team. Wes McElroy has a conversation with Poole about the recent National College World Series Championship and the calling of the Flying Squirrels games for the remainder of the 2015 season.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark review some photographs that Art made on a recent outing.
Flying Squirrels broadcaster Jon Laaser, Wes McElroy and Jay Burnham discuss the Squirrels’ continuing surge to the top. Flying Squirrels Pitcher Derek Law (James Limousine Luxury Player of the Week) joins Wes on the FSI field to talk about his road to recovery from Tommy John surgery.
Trace humankind’s long journey from hunter-gatherer to dominant global species. From the perspective of space, this two-hour special uses mind-boggling data and CGI to disclose the breathtaking extent of humanity’s influence, revealing how we’ve transformed our planet and produced an interconnected world of extraordinary complexity.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark investigate leaf damage caused by the larvae of hibiscus sawflies in Steve’s garden.
NOVA captures New Horizon’s historic flyby of Pluto, the culmination of the spacecraft’s nine-year, three-billion-mile journey to reveal the first-ever detailed images of this strange, icy world at the very edge of our solar system.
Watch To Catch A Comet July 15 at 10:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.
Uncover the mysterious life of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of To Kill a Mockingbird (July 11, 1960). Emmy-winning filmmaker Mary McDonagh Murphy (author of Scout, Atticus & Boo: A Celebration of To Kill a Mockingbird) offers an unprecedented look at Lee’s life, illuminates the phenomenon behind To Kill a Mockingbird and the Oscar-winning 1962 film adaptation, and previews Go Set a Watchman (July 14, 2015 via HarperCollins).