For anyone in our area or a PBS affiliate in another area:
A plug for the greenhouse Carnivorous Plant collection!
Here is a link to the article and some other information shared by Emily Votaw of WOUB Public Media:
Plants Behaving Badly is a two-part series on WOUB-HD.
WOUB can be viewed via different delivery services:
OTA – OVER-THE-AIR (antenna):
20.1 is WOUB-HD (serves the Athens and Southeast Ohio area)
44.1 is WOUC-HD (serves the Cambridge area and parts of northeast Ohio)
Spectrum (Time/Warner) in the city of Athens:
WOUB is on Channel 2
WOUB is on Channel 1002 on the HD tier
WOUB is NOT available on Direct TV nor DISH TV in Athens.
WOUB is available on Direct TV in the Columbus area.
WOUC is available on Direct TV in Cambridge.
WOUC is available on DISH-TV in the Cambridge area.
After the broadcast, the program will probably be available online at the PBS website. There is a link from woub.org to the PBS video website.
#101 airs Wednesday, May 3 at 10pm.
The behavior of carnivorous plants, which have been a feature of many a sci-fi films, are examined.
#102 airs Wednesday, May 10 at 10pm
Revel in the beauty of orchids and examine their flowers, which are shaped to attract pollinators.
Ohio University greenhouse manager Harold Blazier handles the green and crimson speckled, fleshy body of a pitcher plant’s signature pitfall trap on a humid afternoon in early May with a precise gentleness. He points to a bobbing pool of liquid visible through the thin plant membrane walls. “That’s…