The Community Idea Stations (WCVE PBS and WHTJ PBS), along with Ready To Learn, presented the annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest, designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active learning. Local winners from our viewing area were selected and awarded prizes in April of 2014.
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Antiques Roadshow will air its three Richmond-based episodes on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS at 8:00 p.m. starting with Hour 1 on Monday, May 12, followed by Hour 2 on May 19, and concluding with Hour 3 on May 26.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss the curious and parasitic lives of hippoboscid flies.
Every year, 100 million Monarch butterflies set off on an incredible journey across North America. These beautiful creatures fly 2,000 miles to reach their remote destination: a tiny area high in the mountains of Mexico. Yet scientists are still puzzling over how the butterflies achieve this tremendous feat of endurance — and how, year after year, the Monarchs navigate with such hair's-breadth precision.
Flying Squirrels broadcaster Jon Laaser is joined by Wes McElroy, and Jay Burnham as they breakdown the first two weeks of the season. Plus James Limousine player of the week Tyler Graham visits FSI Field and you go hot tubing with Eastern League All-Star Jack Snodgrass!
Now that we’ve passed the average last frost date in Richmond--April 15--plant your tomatoes and peppers in the garden. Just be prepared to cover your plants if the weather report calls for a late frost in the next few weeks.
Be sure to read Richard’s weekly Garden Q & A in the Saturday Home Section of the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss the plight of bumble bees and how listeners can get involved with a new citizen science project to map the distribution of species, locate nesting sites, and record the plant species that they visit to gather pollen and nectar.