Originally Aired 1/30/06. Mary Alice Wilson accompanies Laurie to the winter roosting site of a large robin population located on a Christmas Tree farm in Hatfield, MA.


Originally Aired 5/9/05. Laurie repels down a cliffside with Ralph Taylor to get a closer look at a nest of raven chicks.

Timber Rattlesnakes

Originally Aired 10/9/06. Timber rattlesnakes can be found in small communities in the northeast, but meager numbers and environmental threats necessitate careful monitoring of their […]

Costa Rican Bellbirds

Originally Aired 5/05/03. Laurie ventures south to Costa Rica to hear the startling call of the three waddled bellbird. Accompanied by biologist Deb Hamilton, she […]

Mars & the Perseids

Originally Aired 8/11/03. August is an exciting celestial month with Mar’s closest orbit to Earth in 60,000 years as well as the yearly arrival of […]


Originally Aired 10/24/05. Laurie goes for a mushroom hunt with mycological enthusiast Connie Borodenko. They scour within the city of Hartford, Connecticut for mushrooms both […]

Partners In Flight

Originally Aired 5/19/03. Partners in flight is a voluntary cooperative organization, comprising of government agencies, conservation groups, business and private citizens, dedicated to the protection […]


Originally Aired 5/06/02. Researcher Leann Kellogg and Laurie dissect the hardy survival techniques of the opossum, focusing on their reliance on our suburban developments.


[Originally aired on April Fools Day] In this segment, Laurie teams up with Al Richmond and Terry Blunt to see a new species of snake, […]


Originally Aired 8/20/01. Umass Biologist Dave Mclean is on the lookout for freshwater mussels. These under the radar organisms are in danger of extinction via […]