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Watershed Weekly

Watershed Weekly

By Tracy Wirak-Cassidy

A natural history radio program to heighten ecological literacy and create deeper connections with the natural world.
Episode 43 Management of Coastal Resource
Episode 43 Management of Coastal Resource
There are many resources in Southeast Alaska. Learn how they are being managed in this week's episode.
05:01
October 21, 2022
Episode 42 Conservation of Healthy Salmon Populations
Episode 42 Conservation of Healthy Salmon Populations
Tim Shields explains Alaska's sustainable salmon fisheries.
05:00
October 21, 2022
Episode 41 Fieldwork
Episode 41 Fieldwork
TWC does regular water quality sampling on different tributaries of the Chilkat River. Learn more during this week's episode.
05:00
October 17, 2022
Episode 40 Speciation of Pacific Salmon
Episode 40 Speciation of Pacific Salmon
Have you ever wondered why there are 5 types of Pacific Salmon? Learn more during this week's episode.
05:00
October 11, 2022
Episode 39 Plant Succession
Episode 39 Plant Succession
After a glacier recedes a newly exposed rocky slope slowly changes into a forested land. Learn how during this episode.
04:60
October 11, 2022
Episode 38 Tongass National Forest
Episode 38 Tongass National Forest
What role do old growth forests play in mitigating climate change? Learn more during this week's episode.
05:01
October 10, 2022
Episode 37 Salmon Forest
Episode 37 Salmon Forest
What is a Salmon Forest? Learn more in this episode.
05:01
September 06, 2022
Episode 36 Riparian Zones
Episode 36 Riparian Zones
During this episode you will learn more about riparian zones and the essential services they provide.
04:59
September 06, 2022
Episode 35 Estuaries
Episode 35 Estuaries
What is Earth's greatest natural filtration system? An estuary! Learn more about these important natural areas in this episode about estuaries.
05:00
September 06, 2022
Episode 34 Clouds
Episode 34 Clouds
Look up and learn more about the clouds above our heads.
04:60
September 06, 2022
Episode 33 Stream Team
Episode 33 Stream Team
Haines and Klukwan students explain their stream measurements on Sawmill Creek, Chilkat River, and Mosquito Lake.
05:00
August 16, 2022
Episode 32 Water Temperature
Episode 32 Water Temperature
Learn more about TWC's Water Temperature program.
05:01
August 05, 2022
Episode 31 Mitigation and Restoration
Episode 31 Mitigation and Restoration
Learn about TWC's Mitigation and Restoration projects in this week's episode.
04:60
August 05, 2022
Episode 30 Decline of the PNW Salmon
Episode 30 Decline of the PNW Salmon
Tim Shields explains the decline of PNW Salmon in this Watershed Weekly episode.
05:00
August 05, 2022
Episode 29 Hawkweed
Episode 29 Hawkweed
In this episode you will learn how to identify the invasive Hawkweed and successfully remove it from your property.
05:01
July 20, 2022
Episode 28 Chinook Salmon
Episode 28 Chinook Salmon
Listeners will learn more about the Chinook Salmon in this episode of Watershed Weekly.
05:02
July 20, 2022
Episode 27 Birds of Prey
Episode 27 Birds of Prey
Learn about the Birds of Prey that visit the Chilkat Valley in Haines, Alaska.
05:01
July 20, 2022
Episode 26 Chilkoot Watershed
Episode 26 Chilkoot Watershed
There's a lot going on in the Chilkoot corridor. Learn more in the Chilkoot Watershed episode.
05:00
May 03, 2022
Episode 25 Snowflakes
Episode 25 Snowflakes
High school students explain how snowflakes form.
05:00
May 03, 2022
Episode 24 Exploding Trees
Episode 24 Exploding Trees
High school students from the Haines School explain how trees protect themselves from freezing and bursting in the winter.
05:00
May 03, 2022
Episode 23 Salmon
Episode 23 Salmon
High school students from the Haines School explain the important role salmon play in the Chilkat Valley.
05:00
May 03, 2022
Episode 22 Evergreen Trees
Episode 22 Evergreen Trees
High school students from the Haines School explain why some trees stay green year-round.
05:00
May 03, 2022
Episode 21 Watershed Services
Episode 21 Watershed Services
What does your watershed do for you? Learn more about this in the Watershed Services episode.
05:00
May 03, 2022
Episode 20 Takshanuk Watershed Council's Restoration Projects
Episode 20 Takshanuk Watershed Council's Restoration Projects
In this episode you will learn more about the restoration projects TWC has completed in the Chilkat Valley.
05:00
May 03, 2022
Episode 19 Bears and Garbage
Episode 19 Bears and Garbage
Learn how you can make a difference and reduce negative bear encounters in our community.
05:00
May 03, 2022
Episode 18 REM Habitat Projects
Episode 18 REM Habitat Projects
Learn about TWC's REM Habitat Projects in this episode of Watershed Weekly.
05:00
March 30, 2022
Episode 17 Migratory Birds
Episode 17 Migratory Birds
This episodes reveals the journey of migratory birds in the Chilkat Valley.
05:00
March 30, 2022
Episode 16 Snow Crystals
Episode 16 Snow Crystals
How do snowflakes form? Learn more in this episode about snow crystals.
05:00
March 30, 2022
Episode 15 Managing Alaska's Watersheds
Episode 15 Managing Alaska's Watersheds
What organizations are involved in watershed management? Learn more in this episode of Watershed Weekly.
05:00
March 14, 2022
Episode 14 The Restoration Business
Episode 14 The Restoration Business
Learn more about the high cost of restoring damaged waterways. 
05:00
March 14, 2022
Episode 13 Aquatic Insects
Episode 13 Aquatic Insects
This episode teaches the listener more about the crucial roles that insects play in their ecosystems.
05:00
March 14, 2022
Episode 12 Coho Salmon
Episode 12 Coho Salmon
Learn about the lifecycle of Coho Salmon.
05:00
December 09, 2021
Episode 11 Anadromous Fish
Episode 11 Anadromous Fish
Learn more about the lifecycle of anadromous fish.
05:00
December 09, 2021
Episode 10 Bald Eagles and the Preserve
Episode 10 Bald Eagles and the Preserve
Listeners will learn about the American Bald Eagle and the Bald Eagle Preserve in Haines, Alaska.
04:60
December 09, 2021
Episode 9 Why Leaves Change Color in the Fall
Episode 9 Why Leaves Change Color in the Fall
Mare and Sal explain why leaves change color in the fall.
05:00
December 03, 2021
Episode 8 Skunk Cabbage
Episode 8 Skunk Cabbage
Tydus teaches the listener about the Skunk Cabbage; its lifecycle and traditional uses.
05:00
December 03, 2021
Episode 1 Introduction
Episode 1 Introduction
Welcome to Watershed Weekly an educational series to teach the listener more about their local watersheds.
05:00
December 03, 2021
Episode 4 The Water Cycle
Episode 4 The Water Cycle
Arik and Willow explain the phases of the water cycle.
05:00
December 03, 2021
Episode 5 The Power of Water
Episode 5 The Power of Water
Learn about waters remarkable solvent abilities and how that impacts our watersheds.
05:00
December 03, 2021
Episode 6 Glaciers
Episode 6 Glaciers
Avari and Matilda explain how climate change is impacting glaciers in Southeast Alaska.
05:00
December 03, 2021
Episode 7 Slugs
Episode 7 Slugs
Seth and Koa teach the listener about the slugs of Southeast Alaska.
05:00
December 03, 2021
The Watershed Concept Episode 3
The Watershed Concept Episode 3
Listeners will develop a better understanding of the definition of a watershed and the important role they play in our lives.
05:00
November 24, 2021
Journey of a Drop of Water Episode 2
Journey of a Drop of Water Episode 2
Learn how water travels through the Takshanuk Watersheds.
05:00
November 24, 2021