The WyoBio Minute

The WyoBio Minute is here to bring you stories of the natural world. From the smallest pika to the biggest black bear, every creature and plant plays a role in making Wyoming a place we like to call home. The WyoBio Minute is a weekly short format radio broadcast and podcast on the incredible biodiversity of the state of Wyoming and the Front Range.

Do you love the chirping of Meadowlarks in the morning? Or has a moose ever showed up in your backyard? In Wyoming humans often interact with nature, so wouldn’t you want to learn more about your neighbors, even if they are a different species?

The University of Wyoming’s Biodiversity Institute is here to bring you stories of the natural world. From the smallest pika to the biggest black bear, every creature and plant plays a role in making Wyoming a place we like to call home. So stay tuned for this and more with Wyo Bio minute.

The WyoBio Minute, is brought to you by the University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute, Fostering appreciation of our natural world through science and education.

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The WyoBio Minute Podcast Archive

# Episode 1. Wyoming the Headwaters State

Wyoming is known as a headwater state. Headwaters are common due to the mountainous landscape. 70% of Wyoming’s surface water originates as snowmelt, giving life to streams…

# Episode 2. The Clark's Nutcracker

This episode of the WyoBio Minute introduces you to the Clark's Nutcracker, sometimes referred to as Clark's crow or woodpecker crow. It is slightly smaller than its Eurasian…

# Episode 3. Aspens

This WyoBio Minute was written and narrated by Sara Kirkpatrick. Aspens prefer cold regions, with cool summer, in the northern regions of North America. With white trunks and…

# Episode 4. The Elk / Wapiti

The elk or wapiti, is one of the largest species with the deer family, Cervidae. Elk typically inhabit forest and forest edge habitats. Elk are found natively in North…

# Episode 5. Bears, Hibernation & Medicine

Bears are a widespread family of species appearing in a variety of habitats around the world. In fact you can find species of bears on the North and South American Continents…

# Episode 6. Bird Migration

Geese flying high above, heading south in V-shaped flocks is perhaps the classic picture of migration—the annual, large-scale movement of birds between their summer, breeding…