Museum in the Land of Enchantment

This conversation ranges from dinosaurs, stars, drugs, personal computers, and much more…all in the Land of Enchantment.  We are honored to talk with Margie Marino, Executive Director of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque.  Visitors of all ages rave about...

Stories from the High Desert

This episode is an interview with Dana Whitelaw, Executive Director of the High Desert Museum just south of Bend, Oregon.  This Museum is all about wildlife and living history, a place that immerses visitors in the unique environment of Central Oregon’s desert region.  Here’s an...

Conversation with a World Champion of Birding

Can you guess the place that’s the favorite birding spot of a world champion of birding? (spoiler alert: It’s in Oregon!). This conversation with Noah Strycker covers his adventures as a young rock-star of birding, far from the birder stereotype and a leader of the...

First Around the World Flight

The first round-the-world airplane flight started where?  Bob Hart, Executive Director of the Lane County History Museum describes the original Eugene Air Park, built at the urging of Mahlon Sweet, whose name was given to today’s main airport in Eugene. Image: Eugene Airport

The 10,000 Year Old Sandal

There are many wonderful surprises in this episode, a conversation with Dr. Tom Connolly, Director of Archeological Research at the University of Oregon. For example, the stories of the 10,000 year old intact sandals.  And then learning that the archeology of Oregon is of surprising...