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Photo by Chad Hood

Sharon Has 2 Beavers Making a Dam in Her Backyard

This is a pretty amazing thing happening!

And today IS National Beaver Appreciation Day!

Why not celebrate?

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Could We Light-up Streets with Glowing Trees?

When you think about it, it may not be a bad idea, glow in the dark trees replacing street lights and saving energy. Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde thinks what we learn from nature could help develop innovative ideas.

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Which Bird Do YOU Hear Singing? Listen Here!

You wake up in the morning and you hear a bird singing.

Is it a robin? A chickadee? A starling?

Can't figure it out? B98.5 can help you!

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Jeff J. Mitchell
Jeff J. Mitchell

Salmon In California Being Trucked to the Ocean


With the server drought in California, salmon are having a hard time migrating to the ocean along the Sacramento River, so they’re being moved by truck. Wildlife officials have a plan to move millions of salmon by tanker truck to the ocean.

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China Photos, Getty Images
China Photos, Getty Images

Three Gorges Dam the Largest in the World

The largest dam in the world is The Three Gorges Dam in Hubei Provence, China. It covers more than a mile and stands 50 stories high and holds back more than five trillion gallons of water. It’s the largest

Lintao Zhang, Getty Images
Lintao Zhang, Getty Images

Earth Hour, March 29th, 8:30 P.M.

Earth Hour is a yearly celebration of the planet Earth and to create awareness to climate change. It was once known as WWF, World Wildlife Fund, but is now known simply as Earth Hour. Earth Hour shouldn’t be confused with Earth Day, which is a separate celebration.

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Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon Flavors Yucky Station Water

There's a reason why we all drink bottled water here at the station. The taste of the water from here is truly disgusting.

I mean gross!

At times I forget to bring my filtered water from home so I have to be creative. And this helps!

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Sean Gallup, Getty Images
Sean Gallup, Getty Images

Scientist Says Wood Chips Can Be Converted into Food

During the winter I burn wood so I was very interested to hear there is a professor from Virginia Tech, Y.H. Percival Zhang, who says he has  developed a process that will convert wood chips into food. Basically he made a giant stomach and mixed in corn stalks, weeds, leaves and grass with different types of enzymes to make food.

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Orca Whales Chase Speed Boat

Have you seen the video?

Had I been the person videotaping the encounter, I would have been in awe.

I know they were! Can you imagine THIS happening to YOU?

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Do You Smell Skunk? YUP! Spring is Right Around the Corner!

It happened to me yesterday morning at 4am.

*sniff sniff*

Dang! They're back!

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