Megan Wilde

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Caption: A Rio Grande silvery minnow, Credit: Aimee Roberson/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Return of the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow (04:30)
From: Marfa Public Radio

These tiny fish disappeared from Texas almost fifty years ago. But today, silvery minnows swim again in the Big Bend reach of the Rio Grande. What does this mean for the ...
Caption: An infected little brown bat., Credit: Ryan von Linden/New York Department of Environmental Conservation

Bats in Peril: White-nose Syndrome (04:30)
From: Marfa Public Radio

A fungal disease has been destroying bat colonies in the northeastern United States and is now spreading south and west across the country. What is this devastating disease? ...
Caption: Quaking aspens in Big Bend National Park, Credit: James Zech

Texas' Aspens (04:30)
From: Marfa Public Radio

With their towering white trunks and fluttering leaves, quaking aspens are icons of the Rocky Mountains. Yet every fall, aspen stands paint West Texas' highest peaks with ...
Caption: Maple seeds can fly with their papery propellers. , Credit: Cathryn Hoyt

Traveling Seeds (04:30)
From: Marfa Public Radio

You might think of plants as immobile, but they've evolved diverse strategies to scatter their offspring far and wide. What are some dispersal tactics used by desert plants?
Caption: Giant cane dominates the muddy banks of the Rio Grande in many places., Credit: Megan Wilde

The Troubled Rio Grande (04:30)
From: Marfa Public Radio

Sediment is slowly choking the Rio Grande in the Big Bend region of Texas, causing more frequent floods and making it easier for invasive plants to take over its banks. ...