WCAI's award-winning public affairs program. Every Monday The Point features Living Lab with Heather Goldstone, examining the stories behind science headlines. Tuesday through Thursday, Mindy Todd hosts a lively and informative discussion on critical issues for Cape Cod, the Islands and the South Coast. Every Friday is the News Roundup, as WCAI Senior Reporter Sean Corcoran speaks with news editors and reporters from around the region.
We welcome your phone calls at 866-999-4626, emails at email@example.com
Scroll down for audio of programs that have aired recently. Looking for a specific topic? Use the Search box at top right.
This week on The Point
August 27: Bat Research
White Nose Syndrome is a disease responsible for unprecedented mortality in hibernating bats. Martha’s Vineyard may be one of a few places in the NorthEast where White Nose Syndrome has not infected bats or the places they hibernate. Tom/This morning we talk about the prevalence and implications of White Nosed Syndrome, how scientists and federal agencies are responding and what researchers hope to learn from this uninfected bat population on Martha’s Vineyard. Guests: Jonathan D. Reichard, National White-Nose Syndrome Assistant Coordinator for the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Luanne Johnson, director and Wildlife Biologist at BioDiversity Works and Liz Baldwin, Assistant Director and Wildlife Biologist at BioDiversity Works
August 28: News Roundup