Field Notes

Sunday mornings during Cincinnati Edition
Thane Maynard

Thane Maynard, director of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, provides first-hand connections to the world of ecology and conservation by speaking with experts all around the world.

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Field Notes with Thane Maynard
12:31 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Fossil and Fragment Geological Research at UC

Dr. Joshua Miller from the University of Cincinnati’s Department of Geology joins Thane Maynard to discuss his work collecting and researching fossils and other historical fragments to better understand the population and geographic movements of earlier cultures. He has traveled to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (AK), Yellowstone National Park (WY), Denali National Park (AK), Isle Royale National Park (MI), the Wind River Mountains (WY), and Amboseli National Park (Kenya) to seek out information on the movements and ecological challenges faced by early man.


Field Notes with Thane Maynard
12:31 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Wild Cincinnati

"Wild Cincinnati"

Do you know the tremendous variety of critters and fauna that you can find in and around Cincinnati? It’s probably more than you imagine, so Thane Maynard’s guest, author Lynne Bachleda, is here to help with her new book Wild Cincinnati: Animals, Reptiles, Insects and Plants to Watch Out for at Home, at the Park and in the Woods.

Field Notes with Thane Maynard
12:31 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Hiking Around Cincinnati

Even as winter sets in, that’s no reason not to get outside for some fresh air and exercise. Joining Thane Maynard this weekend is Tammy York, author of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Cincinnati: Including Clifton Gorge, Southeast Indiana, and Northern Kentucky. As they discuss, hiking in the winter offers a different look at the trails and paths you normally hike in the summer.


Field Notes with Thane Maynard
12:31 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Snow Leopard of Afghanistan Filmmaker Tony Gerber

Snow Leopard of Afghanistan

Emmy-nominated filmmaker Tony Gerber joins Thane Maynard to discuss his film Snow Leopard of Afghanistan, which kicks off the National Geographic WILD channel’s Big Cat Week on Sunday, December 9 at 8:00 pm. Gerber followed big cat expert Boone Smith and a team of conservationists into war-torn Afghanistan in search of the snow leopard in order to help preserve the species.


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Field Notes with Thane Maynard
12:31 am
Fri November 23, 2012

Environmentalist Ellen LaConte

Ellen LaConte is a busy woman: acting director of the EarthWalk Alliance, contributing editor to Green Horizon Magazine and The Ecozoic Reader, publisher of the online newsletter Starting Point, and author of the new book Life Rules: Nature's Blueprint for Surviving Economic and Environmental Collapse. She provides a holistic approach to the many challenges facing our world and she is Thane Maynard’s guest this week.


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