About Us

Wild About Utah is a weekly nature series produced by Utah Public Radio in cooperation with Stokes Nature Center, Bridgerland Audubon Society, Quinney College of Natural Resources, Utah State University and Utah Master Naturalist Program, Utah State University Extension.

Utah is a state endowed with many natural wonders from red rock formations to salt flats. And from desert wetlands to columns of mountains forming the basin and range region. When we look closer, nature is everywhere including just outside our door.
Listen as we describe the wonders of nature in Utah: plants, animals, geologic formations; ancient, present; terrestrial, avian and aquatic.

You can hear Wild About Utah on Utah Public Radio:

  • 7:41 AM Monday
  • 8:41 AM Monday
  • 9:41 AM Monday

We moved to Monday.
Find out where to listen to Wild About Utah on Utah Public Radio

About Our Theme Music

The Wild About Utah theme is Trout and Berry Days by Leaping Lulu, a neo-traditional Irish folk band based in Logan, Utah USA. Leaping Lulu plays venues of all shapes and sizes, from small weddings to large stadiums, and entertains at various levels from background music to full-on concerts. Leaping Lulu offers a mix of acoustic instrumental and vocal music, suitable for general audiences of all ages.

We appreciate Leaping Lulu allowing us to use their music for Wild About Utah.

You can find their music in several locations, here are a few:

High Road, Low Road on Amazon, featuring Trout and Berry Days
Purchase a download of Trout and Berry Days from Amazon
Leaping Lulu on iTunes
Leapin Lulu on CDBaby

About Our Bird Sounds

Since 1989, Kevin Colver has been recording the songs of birds in nature’s wild places. With an emphasis on birding by ear, his recordings have concentrated on bird song and calls throughout the western United States. These recordings have been shared with the public in his Songbirds series of CDs which introduce the birds of major western national parks. He assembled the work of many generous recordists in the comprehensive reference work “Stokes Field Guide to Bird Songs: Western Region.” Since that time his recording activities have expanded to include the audio documentation of wild and threatened soundscapes from the Rio Grande in Texas to the ANWR in Alaska.

We appreciate Kevin allowing us to use his recordings on Wild About Utah

We encourage you to find out more at the following locations

Songbirds Series of CDs – Downloadable from WildSanctuary.com
Birding by Ear – Visit 7loons.com

About our Voices

Current Voices and Writers:

  • Ru Mahoney, Stokes Nature Center
  • Kurt Repanshek, NationalParksTraveler.com
  • Jack Greene, Bridgerland Audubon Society
  • Roslynn Brain, USU Extension Sustainable Communities Specialist

Archived Content:

  • Andrea Andrea Liberatore, Stokes Nature Center
  • Holly Strand, Quinney College of Natur, Utah State University
  • Jim Cane, Bridgerland Audubon Society/Biology, College of Science, Utah State University
  • Linda J. Kervin, Bridgerland Audubon Society/Utah State University
  • Lyle W. Bingham, Bridgerland Audubon Society/Utah County Birders
  • Mark Larese-Casanova, Utah Master Naturalist Program, Utah State University Extension
  • Michael Piep, Intermountain Herbarium, Utah State University
  • Norman Davis, Bridgerland Audubon Society/Utah State University(ret)
  • Richard (Dick) Hurren(ret), Bridgerland Audubon Society

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