New Hampshire Representative Anne McLane Kuster has introduced a bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the “Ghost Army.” During World War II, the Ghost Army diverted enemy attention by deploying inflatable military vehicles and using radio trickery and other deceptive tactics. Their contributions remained classified for more than four decades, but they’re getting more attention now. For more on the Ghost Army, we turn to Rick Beyer. He’s the author of The Ghost Army of World War II...
Twenty years ago, not considered a big problem in New Hampshire, today – these little black-legged bugs are seen a major threat to people, pets and wildlife. We’ll get the latest on where their populations are expanding and on tick-borne illnesses, primarily – but not exclusively, Lyme disease. We’ll also look the state’s new plan to address this.
We’ve heard the claim before – low-income, urban kids aren’t provided the opportunity to spend enough time in the woods learning about the natural world in a hands-on environment. But what if outdoor education isn’t just about where you live and what’s around – but is also a product of parenting, classroom based school standards, and an increasingly limited freedom to explore?
Biologists like to talk about crocodiles, cassowaries, even chickens as being descendants of the dinosaurs. But in your back yard is likely something that can trace its ancestry to before the dinosaurs, some 360 million years ago. We’re talking about Ferns!