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Ep 206: Science... sort of - Keeping the Rica in Costa


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Ep 206: Science... sort of - Keeping the Rica in Costa

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00:00:00 - Ryan is join by paper discussed is about how forest restoration in the tropics benefits birds. 


00:24:34 - Speaking of feeling restored, how about beer? Leighton pulls off something that few guests or even co-hosts have ever accomplished: he has a beer Ryan hasn't heard of, namely a Alphadelic IPA by Hop Valley Brewing Company. Ryan also has a beer hailing from Oregon, a Class of '88 Belgian Style Ale from Deschutes Brewery et al. 


00:26:05 - Next up we cover this here!


00:55:38 - PaleoPOWs are a lot like forest restoration, we're not quite sure how its done but we're really hoping it works out. Since Ryan is flying is solo this week there's only one entry to be had, but it's a good one. Clifford E. has started a  and have ever donated to the show, e-mail Ryan for your free copy! 



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Music for this week's show:

Prettiest Tree on the Mountain - Ben Sollee

The Oregon Trail - Burt Ives

Four New Trees - The Mountain Goats

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