Library of Congress National Book Festival
Special Live Stream right here on WQED.org/community!
Saturday, September 5, 2015
The National Book Festival will be held Saturday, September 5 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in DC. Live stream coverage of the event will air from 12 noon until 6 p.m. ET, with interviews tentatively scheduled with authors Kate DiCamillo, Jon Scieszka, David McCollough, Tom Brokaw, Louise Erdrich, Kwame Alexander, Marilynne Robinson, David Mariniss, and many more, as well as segments showcasing the energy of the Book Festival floor.
Outside My Window: a Bird Watcher's View of the Worldwith Kate St. John
Bees Can't See Red - (posted: 08/31/2015)
When I wrote about hummingbirds and orange jewelweed last week some of you wondered if the birds sipped at pale (yellow) jewelweed too. While finding the answer I learned a cool fact Bees can't see red. Hummingbirds are attracted to shades... more
Showy Food For Birds - (posted: 08/30/2015)
Here's a native perennial that produces lots of fruit for migrating birds. American spikenard (Aralia racemosa) is a showy plant that grows three to five feet tall and wide. It blooms in airy greenish white spikes from June to August and ripens... more
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