Pet Sounds 2/18/18

Producer/Host: Dr. John Hunt

Lead Poisoning

Mainely Phenology 2/17/18

Producers/Hosts: Hazel Stark and Joe Horn

Highbush Cranberries

Photos, a full transcript, references, contact information, and more available at

Highbush cranberries sit aloft on twiggy heights through the icy rains of November, the first deep freezes of December, and the thaws and squalls of January until now, February, when winter desperation finally gets the best of our feathered friends and they turn to this reliable, albeit bitter and sour, winter food source.

Earthwise 2/17/18

Producer/Host: Anu Dudley
Production Assistant: John Welles
Year of the Dog

Democracy Forum 2/16/18

Host: Ann Luther, League of Women Voters of Maine  
Engineer: Amy Browne

Primary Elections: What Are They Good For?

-How have primaries changed over the last 50 years?
-Are they still working for the parties and the voters?
-What changes are on the horizon in Maine?

Jill Goldthwait, Political columnist
Kevin Raye, Republican politician
Dan Shea, Professor Government at Colby College       
To learn more about this topic:
Everything You Need to Know About Maine’s Caucus System, League blog post from February 2016.
Maine considers switching from caucuses to primaries, from the AP, March, 2016.
How activists choose our politicians, long before we vote, Jonathan Rauch for the Brookings Institution, December, 2017.

The all-volunteer team at the League of Women Voters – Downeast who plan and coordinate this series includes:
Starr Gilmartin
Maggie Harling
Linda Hoskins
Ann Luther
Maryann Ogonowski
Pam Person
Leah Taylor
Linda Washburn

FMI re League of Women Voters of Maine:

Awanadjo Almanack 2/16/18

Producer/Host: Rob McCall
“The Devil’s Instrument”

WERU Community SoapBox 2/15/18

Host: Denis Howard
Engineer: John Greenman

An open-mic style call-in show

Sustainable House Sketchbook 2/15/18

Producer/Host: Jim Bahoosh
Belfast 2

Notes from the Electronic Cottage 2/15/18

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

Continuing our “back to basics” look at compression, ever wonder how how sound compression works? The answer is: by fooling our ears! Here’s how…