Category Archives: Virginia Water Radio

On Virginia Water Radio for 2-19-18: Frogs are an Early Sign of Spring in Virginia

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of February 19, 2018, is “A Frog and Toad Medley.”  The 3 min./27 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2018/02/episode-408-2-19-18-frog-and-toad-medley.html, features a medley of amphibian a cappellas to signal the start of another annual frog and toad calling season.

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A seasonal pond in Blacksburg, Va., where mating Wood Frogs were calling on February 18, 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 2-12-18: Snow Chemistry and Physics

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of February 12, 2018, is “Snow Shows Chemistry and Physics at Work.”  The 4 min./08 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2018/02/episode-407-2-12-18-snow-shows.html, focuses on some chemical and physical properties of snow and snowmelt.  This episode, revising an episode originally done in February 2014, is designed especially for Virginia’s high school science students.  It’s the fourth in a series of episodes for Virginia students about freezing water.

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Snow in a small stream channel in Blacksburg, Va., Feb. 4, 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 2-5-18: Ice on the River

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of February 5, 2018, is “Ice on the River.”  The 4 min./35 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2018/02/episode-406-2-5-18-ice-on-river.html, focuses on how rivers get iced-over and the consequences that can occur from ice floes and ice jams.  The episode includes parts of “Cold World” by Blacksburg, Va., musician Kat Mills.

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Ice on the New River at McCoy Falls in Montgomery County, Va., Jan. 6, 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 1-29-18: Voting on Water in the 2018 Virginia General Assembly

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of January 29, 2018, is “Voting on Water in the 2018 Virginia General Assembly.”  The 4 min./26 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2018/01/episode-405-1-29-18-voting-on-water-in.html, is the annual chance for listeners to imagine being in the General Assembly and consider how they’d vote on five water-related bills.

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 1-22-18: Ice on the Pond

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of January 22, 2018, is “Ice on the Pond.”  The 3 min./57 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2018/01/episode-404-1-22-18-ice-on-pond.html, is designed especially for Virginia’s 4th to 8th grade science students.  This week’s version revises an episode originally done in January 2013.  It’s the second in a series of episodes for Virginia students about freezing, ice, and snow.

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Ice skaters’ marks on a pond in Blacksburg, Va., January 14, 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 1-15-18: As the Water Freezes (for Virginia’s K-3 Science Students)

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of January 15, 2018, is “At the Freezing Point.”  The 3 min./50 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2018/01/episode-403-1-15-18-at-freezing-point.html, is designed especially for Virginia’s kindergarten through Grade 3 students learning about water’s physical states.  This week’s version revises an episode originally done in January 2015.

Ice on Claytor Lake in Pulaski County, Va., January 6, 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 1-8-18: Previewing the 2018 Virginia General Assembly

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of January 8, 2018, is “The Virginia Legislature Begins its 400th Year in 2018.”  The 4 min./54 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2018/01/episode-402-1-8-18-virginia-legislature.html, is the podcast’s annual preview of the Virginia General Assembly session, which this year begins January 10.  The show notes include information to help citizens follow the General Assembly and voice their opinions to legislators.

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The Virginia General Assembly at work: meeting of a subcommittee of the House Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources, January 18, 2017.

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!