Category Archives: Virginia Water Radio

On Virginia Water Radio for 7-17-17: A Clouds Call-out

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of July 17, 2017, is “Voices of the Clouds”  The 3 min./56 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2017/07/episode-377-7-17-17-voices-of-clouds.html, features 10 basic cloud types, 10 guest voices, a little bit of Latin, one thunder clap, and some appropriate music from “Storm” by Torrin Hallett.

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Colorful clouds over Blacksburg, Va., January 10, 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!

On Virginia Water Radio for 7-10-17: Ash Trees’ Value and Vulnerability

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of July 10, 2017, is “Ominous Times for Ash Trees.”  The 5 min./40 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2017/07/episode-376-7-10-17-ominous-times-for.html, uses sounds, a guest voice, and music in focusing on the place and value of ash trees in native and planted environments, and on the expected demise of most ashes from the Emerald Ash Borer.

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Side-by-side ash trees on the edge of the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, July 8, 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!

On Virginia Water Radio for 7-3-17: For Independence Day, a Bald Eagle Exploration

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of July 3, 2017, is “Bald Eagle.”  The 3 min./47 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2017/06/episode-375-7-3-17-bald-eagle.html, celebrates Independence Day with an exploration our national bird in sound, words, and music.  The episode features “Bald Eagle of Virginia,” composed on June 29, 2017, by Timothy Seaman of Williamsburg (http://timothyseaman.com/en/).

375 Photo Bald Eagle USFWSBald Eagle in flight.  Photo by Todd Harless, made available for public use by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library, online at http://digitalmedia.fws.gov, accessed 6-29-17.

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 6-26-17: Exploring the Staunton River

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of June 26, 2017, is “A River Trip from Roanoke to Staunton.”  The 4 min./2 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2017/06/episode-374-6-26-17-river-trip-from.html, focuses on southern Virginia’s Staunton River, a section of the Roanoke River.  The episode features an excerpt of “Exploring the Rivers,” by Timothy Seaman of Williamsburg (http://timothyseaman.com/en/).

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Staunton River at river park in Altavista, Va. (Campbell County), June 15, 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!

On Virginia Water Radio for 6-19-17: Batteaux Illustrate Historical Travel on the James River

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of June 19, 2017, is “The James River Batteau Festival.”  The 5 min./15 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2017/06/episode-373-6-19-17-james-river-batteau.html, focuses on an annual, history-recreating voyage down the James River on pole-guided, flat-bottomed boats, occurring in 2017 from June 17-24.  The episode features an excerpt of “James River Blues,” by Old Crow Medicine Show (http://www.crowmedicine.com/).

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Participants on the 2017 James River Batteau Festival may see a view like this of the bridge over the James at Columbia, on the Cumberland/Fluvanna county line, shown here on June 17, 2007.

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 6-12-17: Infrastructure’s in the Water and in the News

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of June 12, 2017, is “Infrastructure’s a Trillion Dollar Word.”  The 4 min./16 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2017/06/episode-372-6-12-17-infrastructures.html, focuses on the recent national news about infrastructure and on American Society of Civil Engineers “report cards” on the state of infrastructure in the United States and in Virginia.

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 6-5-17: Herp Blitz, by the Virginia Herpetological Society

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of June 5, 2017, is “Amphibians and Reptiles are the Stars of Herp Blitz.”  The 3 min./56 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2017/06/episode-371-6-5-17-amphibians-and.html, focuses on the “herp”-finding work of the Virginia Herpetological Society, including the 2017 “Herp Blitz,” June 10-11 in Hidden Valley Wildlife Management Area in Washington County  (the Society’s information on the 2017 Herp Blitz is online at http://www.virginiaherpetologicalsociety.com/news/index.html#).

Logo of the Virginia Herpetological Society, accessed at the Society’s Web site, http://www.virginiaherpetologicalsociety.com/index.html.

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!