13 episodes

The half-hour program features Peter Pruett, Zoo Idaho Superintendent, and Dr. Leif Tapanila, Director of the Idaho Museum of Natural History, highlighting how the Gem State’s wild places have shaped Idaho’s past, present and future. The show features regular segments on nature news and a fun fact.

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    • Natural Sciences

The half-hour program features Peter Pruett, Zoo Idaho Superintendent, and Dr. Leif Tapanila, Director of the Idaho Museum of Natural History, highlighting how the Gem State’s wild places have shaped Idaho’s past, present and future. The show features regular segments on nature news and a fun fact.

    The Nature of Idaho & Stargazing

    The Nature of Idaho & Stargazing

    Join us as we speak with Robert Mayer from the Magic Valley Astronomical Society. We’re looking up today, way up at the stars. Turn out the lights, turn up your radio and join us!

    • 25 min
    Naked & Afraid with The Nature of Idaho

    Naked & Afraid with The Nature of Idaho

    Joining Leif Tapanila and Peter Pruett in the studio this week on The Nature of Idaho is Jeff Zausch, a survivalist you'll know from the Naked and Afraid TV series on Discovory Channel!

    • 28 min
    The Nature of Idaho & 1983 Borah Peak Earthquake

    The Nature of Idaho & 1983 Borah Peak Earthquake

    Join us on the Nature of Idaho as we speak with Dr. David Pearson from Idaho State University. We’re talking about the 1983 Earthquake at Borah Peak, and the fault that grew Idaho’s tallest mountain .

    • 24 min
    Birding on The Nature of Idaho

    Birding on The Nature of Idaho

    Join Leif Tapanila and Peter Pruett as they talk about birding with Richard Cripe from the Coeur D'Alene Chapter of the Audubon Society.

    • 24 min
    The Nature of Idaho & Fly Fishing

    The Nature of Idaho & Fly Fishing

    Leif and Peter speak with Larry Larsen, owner of Snake River Fly Shop, and a fly fishing guide for over 20 years. They talk about fly fishing in South Eastern Idaho and getting our younger generations out on the water.

    • 25 min
    The Nature of Idaho & Bonneville Flood

    The Nature of Idaho & Bonneville Flood

    Leif Tapanila and Peter Pruett host Dr. Glenn Thackray, professor of geosciences at Idaho State University for a conversation about the great Bonneville Flood, one of the most amazing prehistoric events ever to happen in Idaho.

    • 30 min

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