There are a few hotly contested races for seats in the Virginia legislature this year, including the race to succeed Senator John Watkins in the 10th Senate District, covering Richmond, Chesterfield and Powhatan. This is an open seat as Senator Watkins will retire after serving in the legislature for 33 years. This race could determine the balance of power in the Virginia Senate. Whoever is elected to this seat will be making significant decisions impacting children and families in this district, and across Virginia.
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The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements is an exciting series about one of the great adventures in the history of science: the long and continuing quest to understand what the world is made of. Three episodes tell the story of seven of history’s most important scientists as they seek to identify, understand and organize the basic building blocks of matter.
88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark shares photos of his latest backyard discoveries, a tiger bee fly and miner bee, with entomologist Dr. Art Evans.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark talk about the largest dung-rolling beetle in eastern North America and its preference for things other than dung.
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.
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.