We learn about the conditions, the health of our trout population and where to
find the fish this season, celebrate
National Poetry Month and continue our series marking the anniversary
of the Vermont Folklife Center’s Traditional
Arts Apprenticeship Program.
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
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.
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.
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.