Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark note some of the first insect stirrings of the season, inside and outside.
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George Maida, host of The Electric Croude, once again celebrates International Guitar Month in April on 88.9 WCVE. Be sure to tune in Saturday nights at 10:00 p.m. during the month for a variety of special guests, interviews and musical offerings.
April 5: Pam McCarthy
A mainstay on the Richmond music scene for decades, McCarthy demonstrates in song and interview the complexities and beautiful simplicity of the ukulele.
Prune forsythia and other spring blooming plants as soon as they finish blooming. This is the perfect time to help develop the plants size and structure for the coming season. Next year’s bloom buds will be set on the new growth that’s produced this year.
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 review some of the latest developments in the use and production of spider silk.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss a winter survey that suggests that 2014 will be another banner year for caterpillars of the fall cankerworm.
From Radio Ambulante: – In this one-hour special, Radio Ambulante presents unique English-language stories celebrating the diversity and complexity of Latin Americans and Latinos in the U.S. and beyond, with reporting from the U.S.-Mexico border, Honduras, Chile, California, and Washington, D.C.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss how some insects might react to the recent spate of extremely cold temperatures.
Photo: Hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae. New York Invasive Species Information
From Innovation Hub: – How have female innovators fundamentally altered our lives? In this special Women's History Month edition of Innovation Hub, host Kara Miller talks with Wendy Kopp, who conceived of Teach for America as a college student and helped the organization change the nation's educational system.
Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark note the fascinating habits of the solitary grass-carrying wasps in the genus Isodontia (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae).
For more information and photographs of the adult wasps visit bugguide.net.
From Humankind – With diet a factor in ailments from diabetes to obesity, medical students at the country’s largest campus attend cooking classes to learn how to help patients. And future MDs tell how they would improve our troubled health system.
Professors of medicine and nursing describe ways to treat the whole patient. And a look at medical use of acupuncture and meditation, for which evidence of effectiveness continues to grow.