Archives: vernal pools

Olentangy River Resuscitation

The mighty Olentangy River stretches nearly 100 miles from Crawford County to downtown Columbus, but after a dam near the University was removed, a stretch of that waterway looks more like a construction site. This hour we’ll talk about why restoration of rivers can be so slow, and why some work so hard to bring them back to life.

Olentangy River Resuscitation

The mighty Olentangy River stretches nearly 100 miles from Crawford County to downtown Columbus, but after a dam near the University was removed, a stretch of that waterway looks more like a construction site. This hour we’ll talk about why river restoration can be so slow, and why some work so hard to bring them back to life.

The Brief Wondrous Life of Vernal Pools

Yes, folks, spring is technically here. But as temperatures warm, what happens to all that snow melt and spring rain? In this hour of All Sides, we’ll explore the hidden world of vernal pools–the endangered, ephemeral bodies of water that form every spring to host hundreds of creatures, and then disappear.

The Brief Wondrous Life of Vernal Pools

Yes, folks, spring is technically here. But as temperatures warm, what happens to all that snow melt and spring rain? In this hour of All Sides, we’ll explore the hidden world of vernal pools–the endangered, ephemeral bodies of water that form every spring to host hundreds of creatures, and then disappear.