Category Archives: Virginia Water Radio

On Virginia Water Radio for the Week of 12-10-18: A Whimsical Musical Take on Neurons and Their Connection to Water

Virginia Water Radio episode’s for the week of December 10, 2018, is “Neurons, Ions, an Water, Featuring ‘Pack of Neurons’ by Bob Gramann.”  The 4 min./8 sec. episode is  available online at this link.  This episode features  a song by Fredericksburg, Va., musician Bob Gramann, inspired by a phrase coined by Francis Crick, of DNA structure discovery fame.

Virginia Water Radio’s is a weekly broadcast/podcast produced by the Virginia Water Resources Research Center.  The home page is http://www.virginiawaterradio.org.  Have a listen or two!

On Virginia Water Radio for the Week of 12-3-18: What’s the Water Story of Tree Buds?

For the answer to this post’s title question, have a listen to Virginia Water Radio episode’s for the week of December 3, 2018, “Tree Buds and Water.”  The 4 min./47 sec. episode is  available online at this link.  This episode features part of “Hiking in the Highland Firs” by Timothy Seaman of Williamsburg, Va.

American BeechAmerican Beech buds.  Photo courtesy of the Virginia Tech Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, “Dendrology Fact Sheets,” online at http://dendro.cnre.vt.edu/dendrology/factsheets.cfm.

Virginia Water Radio’s is a weekly broadcast/podcast produced by the Virginia Water Resources Research Center.  The home page is http://www.virginiawaterradio.org.  Have a listen or two!

On Virginia Water Radio for the Week of 11-26-18: Winter Weather Preparedness

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of November 26, 2018, is “Winter Preparedness, from Boots to Alarm Batteries.”  The 5 min./4 sec. episode, available online at this link, is the show’s annual episode on getting ready for approaching winter weather and hazards.  This year’s episode features part of “New Boots” by John McCutcheon.

448 Image 2 ICE SNOW Duck Pond Jan19 2018 USED RADIO 448Ice and snow on the Virginia Tech Duck Pond in Blacksburg, January 19, 2018.

Virginia Water Radio’s is a weekly broadcast/podcast produced by the Virginia Water Resources Research Center.  The home page is http://www.virginiawaterradio.org.  Have a listen or two!

On Virginia Water Radio for 11-19-18: Virginia’s Covered Bridges

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of November 19, 2018, is “Discovering Virginia’s Covered Bridges for Thanksgiving Week 2018.”  The 3 min./50 sec. episode, available online at this link, examines some of the past and present of the Commonwealth’s covered bridges.

447 Image 3 Humpback Covered Bridge Alleghany County Oct28 2018 ONE USED RADIO 447

Humpback Bridge (built in 1857) over Dunlap Creek, Alleghany County, Va., October 28, 2018.

Virginia Water Radio’s is a weekly broadcast/podcast produced by the Virginia Water Resources Research Center.  The home page is http://www.virginiawaterradio.org.  Have a listen or two!

On Virginia Water Radio for the Veterans Day Holiday 2018: The U.S. Marine Corps

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of November 12, 2018, is “For Veterans Day 2018 – The U.S. Marine Corps’ 243 Years on Seas, on Lands, and in the Air.”  The 4 min./35 sec. episode, available online at this link, is Water Radio’s latest annual Veterans Day episode examining one of the military service branches.

446 image 2A U.S. Marine during Water Survival Training on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, November 7, 2018.  Public domain photo by Marine Lance Cpl. Krysten Gomez, accessed online at https://www.marines.mil/Photos/igphoto/2002060951/, 11/12/18.

Virginia Water Radio’s is a weekly broadcast/podcast produced by the Virginia Water Resources Research Center.  The home page is http://www.virginiawaterradio.org.  Have a listen or two!

On Virginia Water Radio for the Week of 11-5-18: Fall Brings “Looner” Landings in the Chesapeake Region

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of November 5, 2018, is “Loons Find Winter Harbor in the Chesapeake Region.”  The 4 min./1 sec. episode, available online at this link, focuses on bird species that are well-known for their summertime calls from northern lakes and that spend their fall and winter to the Chesapeake Bay region.

445 Image 3 USFWS Loon on nest

Common Loon on nest.  Photo from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library, online at https://digitalmedia.fws.gov/digital/collection/natdiglib/id/6145/rec/6.

Common Loon non-breeding

Common Loon in non-breeding plumage. Image from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library, online at https://digitalmedia.fws.gov/digital/collection/natdiglib/id/28845/rec/19.

Virginia Water Radio’s is a weekly broadcast/podcast produced by the Virginia Water Resources Research Center.  The home page is http://www.virginiawaterradio.org.  Have a listen or two!

On Virginia Water Radio for the Week of 10-29-18: A Musically Inspired Take on Barns and Water

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of October 298, 2018, is “Water in the Barn.”  The 3 min./59 sec. episode, available online at this link, focuses on barns in the rural landscape, the economics of agriculture in Virginia, and some connections between barns and water.  The episode features part of “The Barns” by Bob Gramann of Fredericksburg.

Barn along State Route 18 in Alleghany County, Va., south of Covington, October 27, 2018.

Virginia Water Radio’s is a weekly broadcast/podcast produced by the Virginia Water Resources Research Center.  The home page is http://www.virginiawaterradio.org.  Have a listen or two!