Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Tallahassee sees a lot of talented young musicians – one of them is Dylan “Ragpicker” Allen. Growing up, he wanted to be a blues musician but realized that so many of them had cool names like Howlin' Wolf or...
Dr. Walter Tschinkel has developed a novel way to explore ant nests. We travel with him to the Apalachicola National Forest for a brand of research that creates works of art (in collaboration with the ants themselves).
It was a majestic oak tree thought to be about 160 years old that graced the front grounds of the Leroy Collins Public Library. But it was diseased. And it was a danger to both pedestrians and...
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In 2019, WFSU discovered a special species of Mistletoe in the trees outside our building. It's Latin name is Phoradendron leucarpum, or oak mistletoe (also known as American mistletoe). WFSU's Rob Diaz de Villegas explores why it is considered...
We visit Torreya State Park one year after Hurricane Michael. How does the loss of trees affect the unique ecosystems for which the park is known?
From 1966 to 1967, WFSU produced a children's television program called Miss Nancy's Store, starring educator Nancy Tribble Benda. Local Routes takes a look at the life led by Benda, who performed as...
Scott Davis oversees the Monarch Milkweed Initiative at the Refuge. He shows us where Florida's native milkweed species grow. In the Refuge greenhouse, we watch as volunteers plant seeds from a dry, uplands, fire dependent milkweed- Asclepias...
Local musician & one-man-band, Dylan “Ragpicker” Allen, performs his original song “Wolfman”. In this piece, he plays 4 different instruments and sings, often at the same time.
In 2015, we visited Morgan Smith's excavation of an archeological site on the Wacissa River. We come back to learn what he's found, and to look at work he's done on the Silver River