The Bears Are Out There

State wildlife biologist Forrest Hammond discusses Vermont’s efforts to control the bear population, we hear about dairy issues and milk supply and we learn about a Middlebury College team of poets competing in a national competition.

Poetry Is Abloom!

We celebrate National Poetry Month by looking at the poetic rhythm of the region. Plus, we get insight on choosing a new state poet laureate. And, we reach into the mailbag for listener comments on health care.

Poet Galway Kinnell

Northeast Kingdom poet Galway Kinnell discusses his life in verse and explains why poetry matters. Plus, Susan Cooke Kittredge shares memories of her father, BBC commentator Alistair Cooke.

A Conversation With David Budbill

We talk with the prolific Vermont poet, playwright and essayist about his life – and his new play and forthcoming book of poems. Plus, UVM hockey standout Brayden Irwin on playing with the Toronto Maple Leafs.  And, a taste of the Bowed Piano Ensemble’s unique music.

Jokes, Jazz & Poetry

We have Jokes, Jazz & Poetry tonight as we begin a month dedicated to the great American art form – Jazz and the universe of words that is Poetry. Kurt Elling kicks us off with the poetry of Theodore Roethke set to jazz music. We also hear from a variety of humorists in jazz.