alameda county

5:00pm

Thu March 12, 2015
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Sunol Water Temple

All week long we've been playing this sound, and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

This auditory guessing game is part of Audiograph, a crowd-sourced collaborative radio project mapping the sonic signature of each of the Bay Area’s nine counties. By using the sounds of voices, nature, industry, and music, Audiograph tells the story of where you live, and the people who live there with you. Every Thursday, we reveal the origins of that week's sound on Crosscurrents, and here in weekly blog posts.

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6:17pm

Mon February 23, 2015
Health, Science, Environment

Talking turkey: the uneasy coexistence of people and wild fowl

Alyssa Kapnik Samuel

 


The population of wild turkeys in the United States has been growing steadily throughout the country, and the trend holds true here in California. Wild turkeys now inhabit at least eighteen percent of the state, including areas like the East Bay.

There are also a lot more people living in the Bay Area. Alameda was the second fastest growing county in the state in 2013.

As the numbers of turkeys and people rise, wildlife experts are reconfiguring effective models of cohabitation.

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6:00pm

Thu February 12, 2015
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Ardenwood Historic Farm

Hana Baba

All week long we've been playing this sound, and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

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5:33pm

Thu January 22, 2015
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Cat Town Cafe

Jeremy Dalmas

All week long we've been playing this sound, and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

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5:29pm

Thu October 23, 2014
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: UC Berkeley's Spotted Hyenas

At the U.C., Berkeley Field Station for the Study of Behavior, Ecology and Reproduction
Michele Chelone

All week long, we've been playing this sound, and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

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