Rufie is Back

Originally aired December 17, 2001. Rufie the rufous hummingbird. Discovered in Agawam, MA… way off course from it’s normal Alaska to Mexico migration has captured the attention of Massachusetts biologists.


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, […]