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Seg. 1: Sustainable Seafood | Seg. 2: Bat Man

Segment 1: A Kansas City restaurant teams up with a New Orleans chef on a popup event.

Ryan Prewitt is a James Beard Award winning chef at Peche in New Orleans, known for its focus on sustainability in seafood. When he comes to Kansas City to collaborate with Jax Fish House and Oyster Bar, he'll be spreading a message of consuming ocean species responsibly. 

Segment 2: A bat expert tells all.

John Harmer is a naturalist specializing in wildlife rehabilitation. But of all the animals he nurses back to health, bats are the only ones he lets inside his house. He teaches us everything we need to know about bats to enjoy their presence safely. Note: this conversation includes an extensive discussion of bat poop.

Gina Kaufmann is the host of KCUR’s Central Standard, a talkshow fueled by curiosity and critical thinking. You can reach her on Twitter, @GinaKCUR.