Sound Ecology

Series produced by Jessica Eden

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Audio postcards about our environment.

Sound Ecology is a series of audio journeys that celebrate and highlight our environment. Topics range from birds, fish and trees to whales, wetlands, bears and wild bees.


29 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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An audio postcard highlighting the magnificent Redwood trees of northwestern California.

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An audio postcard highlighting the city of Arcata's Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary that also functions as an innovative wastewater treatment facility.

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 1
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This segment of Sound Ecology focuses on the recovery of the once-endangered Aleutian Geese that winter in northern California.

Bought by Radio Newark and KFOI Radio


  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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An Audio postcard highlighting the tiny, beautiful and behaviorally unique three-spined stickleback fish.

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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This segment of Sound Ecology highlights the springtime arrival of orange-crowned and wilson's warblers in northwestern California. For air during ...

Bought by Radio Newark and KFOI Radio


  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:58
  • Purchases: 2
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What is a raptor? Naturalist Ken Burton offers up some details on these amazing birds, including addressing the concept of convergent evolution.

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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An audio postcard highlighting nesting murre colonies along the northern California coast. For air during late spring and summer.

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:58
  • Purchases: 1
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This segment of Sound Ecology highlights the diverse songs and calls of the marsh wren in northern California. For air during spring and summer.

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An audio postcard highlighting the amazing migration of Allen's Hummingbirds along the pacific flyway. Best aired late winter through spring and su...

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An audio postcard highlighting the importance of eelgrass to ecosystem health.

Bought by Radio Newark and KFOI Radio


  • Added: Jul 15, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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An audio postcard highlighting Coho Salmon - their spawning habitat and behavior and their specialized adaptation for long-term survival.

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 1
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On this segment of Sound Ecology, Ornithologist Mark Colwell features one of our dynamic coastal residents, the western snowy plover.

Bought by Radio Newark, KFOI Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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An audio postcard highlighting the wide variety of whales, porpoises and dolphins that inhabit the waters along northern California and southern Or...

Bought by Radio Newark and KFOI Radio


  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Marine Protected Areas conserve the diversity and abundance of marine life, the habitats they depend on and the integrity of marine ecosystems. Cal...

Bought by Radio Newark, KFOI Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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An audio postcard highlighting the spectacular diversity and adaptability of manzanitas

Bought by Radio Newark and KFOI Radio


  • Added: Jul 15, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This segment of Sound Ecology highlights two small mammalian predators of the Pacific Northwest: the marten and the fisher.

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Mycologist Terry Henkel discusses the diversity of fungi, loosely called mushrooms, and their importance to ecosystem health and the Klamath bioreg...

Bought by Radio Newark and KFOI Radio


  • Added: Jul 15, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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An audio postcard exploring seasonal changes and timing of wildlife events, a field called phenology.

Bought by Radio Newark and KFOI Radio


  • Added: Jul 15, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A discussion of the unparalleled conifer biodiversity in the Klamath mountain region. Taking the long view through geologic time, this segment of ...

Bought by Radio Newark and KFOI Radio


  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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An audio postcard about the American Dipper, highlighting some behavioral and physiological aspects of this ubiquitous songbird along rivers and st...

Bought by Radio Newark and KFOI Radio


  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2