December 24, 2017 – It’s a Wonderful Slice!

It’s a Wonderful Slice of It’s a Wonderful Life makes its return to the airwaves featuring the Not Even Ready for Weekend Smart Talk Players, after bird conservationist Judy Pollock reports on the annual Christmas Bird Count.

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December 17, 2017 – The Gutting of America’s Natural Areas

Adam Federman of The Nation Magazine talks about his investigative series, The Plot to Loot America’s Wilderness, Beth Vercolio-Osmund explains why she’s running for the Illinois 16th District Congressional seat, and Whitney Richardson reports on the progress of The Kitchen Community and the Logan Square Winter Farmers Market.

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December 10, 2017 – Snow Leaves and Ponzetters

Doris Taylor from the Morton Arboretum Plant Clinic talks about why trees have been reluctant to drop their leaves this fall, Kate Green from Lurvey Garden Center has information on holiday plants, and meteorologist Rick DiMaio reports on California wildfires and the year in climate change.

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