Amy interviews Johnny Townsend from the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Natural Heritage Program about rare plants in Virginia including: Longleaf pine, Trillium and Pyxie moss. Peggy goes to Williamsburg to talk garden design with Laura Viancour. The “Tip from Maymont” is about removing unwanted vines from flowering bushes. Trillium is also the Plant of the Month. (Show #1502)
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Flying Squirrels broadcaster Jon Laaser, Wes McElroy and Jay Burnham share their impressions of the 2015 team. Jon sits down with Shane Turner, Director of Player Development, San Francisco Giants. Kenny Joyce, Flying Squirrels Hitting Coach, pays a visit to the studio field to share observations on hitting by some of the players on the squad.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss spring insect swarms, including those of green midges and eastern subterranean termites.
Opera’s most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar (Giulio Cesare, Maria Stuarda, Il Trovatore), who sets the verismo action across two time periods but in the same Sicilian setting. Marcelo Álvarez rises to the challenge of playing the dual tenor roles of Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana and Canio in Pagliacci.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark review plan’s for the summer that include the development of a new lab section for Art’s course at Randolph-Macon College in the fall.
Photo: Ticks, lice, fleas, and flies of all sorts will be among the medically important arthropods collected over the summer for students to examine in the fall.
Eleven regional finalists from across Virginia competed in the Poetry Out Loud state championship on March 13, 2015. The Community Idea Stations, in partnership with Virginia Commission for the Arts and Virginia Education Association, recorded the competition for broadcast.
Flying Squirrels broadcaster Jon Laaser is joined by Wes McElroy and Jay Burnham for the first installment of Season 4 of FSI. Todd “Parney” Parnell is in-studio to share his thoughts with Jon as to why he thinks this will be the best season yet for the Squirrels. We also get a tour of some of the new features out at the Diamond. We’ll also learn more about some of the new staff members for the Squirrels.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss how some flowering plants have evolved to depend on the pollination services of select beetles.
MASTERPIECE: Downton Abbey will return for a 6th (hurray!) and final (boo!) season in January 2016. The series has enjoyed massive success over the past five seasons, and season six is sure to be the biggest yet.