June 28, 2002

Corn: Cooking

The annual Corn Festival of San Cristobal de las Casas in Mexico, celebrates the diverse uses of this important crop.

June 27, 2002

Fire Ants – The Problem With the Solution

In attempting biological controls we may be unknowingly shifting an ecological balance.

June 26, 2002

Bugs in the Water – Living Barometer

Populations shifts of different organisms within the same stream bed can indicate changes in water quality.

June 25, 2002

Corn: Monoculture

Fewer varieties of corn threatens the heritage of a Mesoamerican culture.

June 24, 2002

Rainforest Research: Greatest Dangers

What is the most threatening aspect of research in the Amazonian rainforest? Timber……!!!!

June 21, 2002

People of the Corn

For the indigenous people of Chiapas, Mexico, the corn crop embodies their hearts and souls.

June 20, 2002

Monkey Research: Wait and Listen

Primate researchers rely on audible clues to locate their subjects in the canopy of the Amazonian rainforest.

June 19, 2002

Wethersfield: Fire/Encampment

Fire making circa 1776 was a “revolutionary” technique.

June 18, 2002

Just What the Ecologist Ordered: The Phorid Fly

Ecologists are looking to a parasitic fly as a natural means of controlling Brazilian fire ants.

June 17, 2002

Fire Ants – A Mound of Trouble

Brazilian fire ants are challenging to control because of their adaptability and their web of chemo-communication.

June 14, 2002

Listener Initiative

Our listeners are invited to share their seasonal observances on our new toll-free number, 1-877-PULSE99.

June 13, 2002

If There Were No Monkeys

How do you regenerate a rainforest? First get some monkeys; nature will take care of the rest.

June 12, 2002

Wethersfield: Rifles

Rifles were the sophisticated weaponry of the Revolutionary War, used by an elite corps on the periphery of battle.

June 11, 2002

Fire Ants – Ecological Bullies

You could say Brazilian fire ants are at the top of “America’s Most Unwanted” list.

June 10, 2002

Fire Ants – Wreaking Havoc

Infestations of Brazilian fire ants in the southeastern United States are like a scenario from a sci-fi thriller.

June 7, 2002

Storks – Legend

The white stork is a revered creature in Hungary, a central figure in fable and folklore.

June 6, 2002

In Praise of Dungbeetles

Dung beetles of the Amazon bring new meaning to the word “recycling”.

June 5, 2002

Of Seeds, Dung, and Monkeys

Monkeys are a virtual “Garden Club” of the Amazonian rainforest.

June 4, 2002

Wethersfield: Skirmish

Travel back in time 226 years, as the Second Continental Light Dragoons prepare for a British invasion.

June 3, 2002

Wethersfield: General Washington

Wethersfield, Connecticut has a special place in American history, and every June, folks come here to celebrate it.