About This Show
Outdoor Radio takes you outside to explore and uncover some of the mysteries of our natural world. This monthly feature is produced in collaboration with the Vermont Center for EcoStudies in Woodstock, Vermont, and is hosted by biologists Kent McFarland and Sara Zahendra.
Most Recent Episode
Outdoor Radio: Managing The Deer Herd
Biologists Kent McFarland and Sara Zahendra visited a deer reporting station in Barre during Youth Hunting Weekend. They talked with biologist John Buck of the Vermont Fish And Game Department about how the state manages the deer herd and the role that deer play in Vermont's ecosystem. We also learn about why the state is extracting deer teeth for study this year. Much like counting the rings on a tree to determine it's age, slicing an incisor reveals rings that show us the animal's age. You