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.


In this segment, Laurie teams up with Al Richmond and Terry Blunt to see a new species of snake, astounding in its behaviors and unique […]


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 […]


Laurie, Dave Wagner, and Mike Thomas head into the pitch pine barrens of the Montague plains in search of rare moth species.

Mosquitoes Part 2

Originally Aired 6/23/03. Laurie continues her foray into the world of one of humans most deadly foe, the mosquito. With help from entomologist Theodore Andreadis, […]


Originally Aired 6/16/03. Laurie and Ted Andreadis chronicle the life cycle of mosquitoes.