Bird Tales is a revolutionary effort that uses interactions with birds to provide therapy for people suffering from various forms of dementia. The program is rapidly migrating from its Connecticut roots to cities across the country. We speak with it's administrator, Ken Elkins, of Audubon Connecticut.
Lawn Mooing: The town council in Havering, England recently decided to turn to cows instead of lawnmowers to keep parks and other green spaces neat and trim. The council estimates it can milk $500,000 of savings out of the budget over the next decade. Marco Werman of PRI’s The World speaks with town council member Roger Beecroft.
The Loh Down on Science with Sandra Tsing Loh: Do Cows Suffer From Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome?
Music: “Mountain” by Uakti. Production Assistance: Natalie Yuravlivker, Meghan Modafferi, Alex Drewenskus