Snail Man

The life of a wildlife researcher can be a solitary experience. Alone for weeks at a time, in remote locations, gathering scientific data. While their research is often high-profile, they usually remain anonymous. But that’s not always the case. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s David Hammond met an Ontario scientist whose personal style is as unique as the creatures he studies:

Girl’s Garden

Many urban areas have turned to community gardening as a way to revitalize the landscape – and the people – of the inner city. In vacant lots from Chicago to Cleveland, greenery sprouts up, framed by dilapidated buildings. But in Grand Rapids, Michigan, there’s a new twist on the concept of community gardens. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Wendy Nelson has more: