Albany, NY – Project Native is a grassroots community initiative that protects and promotes the natural resources of The Berkshires. Topics addressed on today's show include the cultivation of wild flowers, using natural mint to zest up your tea, jewelweed, butterfly gardens, japanese knot weed, garlic mustard and other regional weeds and wonders. www.projectnative.org
Amherst, MA – The Patrick Adminstration's Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affair s Ian Bowles visited the Amherst Campus of the University of Massachusetts today for a first hand look at the research being done in the fields of clean and renewable energy. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Montpelier, VT – Vermont is the second state to participate in a pilot program that will develop high security drivers' licenses to be used in lieu of passports when crossing the U.S.-Canadian border. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – In Christensen's new novel, a famous artist has died, leaving behind a widow, a long time mistress and grown children from both women as well as a jealous sister. Two biographers are on his trail and as we move through the stories and relationships of all the women he has left behind, we learn not only about the life and work of the painter but also his legacy and about the women in his life.