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Eradicating Yellow Jackets Might Best Be Left to Professionals

October 11, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
Making It Grow! Minute logo

Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Unlike the European honey bee which can only sting once, Yellow jackets, which are far more aggressive, have a smooth stinger and can sting you over and over again. Most yellow jacket nests are...

Create NEW Account to Access ETV’s LearningWhy Complete Lessons!

October 11, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot from LearningWhy website for lesson plans from South Carolina ETV Education

The new school year is underway and ETV Education has a NEW service designed to meet the needs of our South Carolina educators. We invite all SC educators to utilize ETV’s NEW, free, innovative service!

A River Cruiser Provides a Feast for a 'Halloween' Spider

October 11, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
Swift river cruiser (Macromia illinoiensis) dragonfly - male.

A listener finds a marbled orb weaver spider recycling an Illinois river cruiser dragonfly.

"J" is for Johns Island Presbyterian Church

October 11, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
Johns Island Presbyterian Church Marker

Credit SC Public Radio "J" is for Johns Island Presbyterian Church. The Johns Island Presbyterian Church is one of the oldest Presbyterian congregations in South Carolina. Scots minister Archibald Stobo founded the congregation in 1710.The first church, of cypress siding...

Divorce Shopping Made Easier

October 11, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
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What happens when a divorce lawyer, financial planner, and real estate broker walk into a room? They form a new business that specializes in one-stop shopping for people going through divorce or separation. That’s what happened recently to our next guest. Mike Switzer...

McLeod Farm's Palmetto Proud Corn Maze

October 10, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Corn Maze

Clemson Extension Agent and host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty and fellow Clemson Agent Tony Melton visit McLeod Farms in McBee, SC and talk with Spencer McLeod to see how they embrace agri-tourism. Amanda and Tony experience this firsthand as they try to navigate the...

Dr. Karen Woodfaulk Discusses Available Scholarship Programs for College

October 10, 2017 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Dr. Karen WoodFaulk

In this segment from Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable , Dr. Karen Woodfaulk, Director of Student Affairs at the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, offers an overview of scholarship programs and a list of general eligibility requirements.

Combing the Beach for...Elephant Teeth?

October 10, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
Mammut americanum (Kerr, 1792) - American mastodon tooth (molar) from the Pleistocene of North America. (public display, Cincinnati Museum of Natural History & Science, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)

A listener finds a tooth on Edisto Beach which may have belonged to a mastadon.

The Snake's Last Meal

October 10, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
A Canebrake Rattlesnake.

A necropsy on a canebrake rattlesnake reveals its last meal.

"N" is for National Guard

October 10, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "N" is for National Guard. The South Carolina National Guard evolved out of the state’s militia. In 1905 the organized militia was renamed the South Carolina National Guard and in 1916 all state militias were converted into a national reserve force...

"I" is for Isle of Palms

October 10, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "I" is for Isle of Palms [Charleston County; population 4,583]. For all but the last one hundred years, the Isle of Palms was uninhabited. Its palmetto jungles abounded in game and its first name was "Hunting Island" because coastal Indians hunted...

Is the US Becoming the King of Energy?

October 10, 2017 - Posted in SCPR by Alfred Turner
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When we last interviewed our next guest, about a year and a half ago, he was predicting that oil prices were bottoming and about to move higher. And he was right. The price moved from $38 a barrel up into the $50s. What does he think about the energy markets now? Mike...

Library of Congress Letters About Literature - Call for Student Entries!

October 6, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic from Library of Congress Letters About Literature website

25th Annual Letters About Lieterature Writing Competition - Students Can Win Up to $100 in the Letters About Literature Writing Contest!

Sesame Workshop Launches Groundbreaking Initiative to Help Children Cope with Traumatic Experiences

October 6, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Picture of Big Bird from Sesame

Sesame Street in Communities has expanded with a new initiative to help children overcome traumatic experiences and address difficult feelings like anxiety, grief, and anger.

A Brighter Future for Better Fathers

October 6, 2017 - Posted in ETV Regionals by L. Lanier and K. Cannon
"My Father" sign at a Father's Day event.

The Lancaster Fatherhood Project is a nonprofit organization that focuses on helping noncustodial fathers become responsible and involved in their children’s lives. Tyrom Faulkner , the Executive Director for the Lancaster Fatherhood Project, talks about their goal as an...

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