Reading Our Landscapes, with Liam Heneghan

“Having those stories that encourage children’s awe [and] curiosity about the world around them, that they know they are having an experience of nature in the city … is going to be pretty important.” ~ Liam Heneghan

How do the stories we read as children inform our curiosity about our environment? How do we “read” our landscapes wherever we are, and no matter our age? Choose to be Curious intern Lydia Perry leads this rich conversation with environmental scientist Liam Heneghan.

Listen to Choose to be Curious #157: Reading Our Landscapes, with Liam Heneghan

Liam Heneghan’s interests are wide and wonderful. Check him out here. And here is Beasts at Bedtime: Revealing the Environmental Wisdom in Chldren’s Literature.

Has Liam whet your appetite for more about Tom Robinson, as he did mine? Really wonderful obituary in The Guardian, here. I picked up Listening to the Wind from the good folks at Milkweed.

Our theme and other music is by Sean Balick.

I am honored that Choose to be Curious has been selected as the 2021 Best Informational Talk Show in Community Radio by the Alliance for Community Media‚Äôs annual Hometown Media Awards. Please check out other winners and support community media!

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