Environmental Issues

There is a definite need to keep the Endangered Species Act so we may protect plants and animals from extinction. As stewards of the earth, it is vital that we make quality decisions that will safeguard all creatures. One prime example is the black-footed ferret. This animal was on the verge of extinction and...

The feeding patterns of many wild animals have been changed by people who chose to feed them. Sometimes, there are disastrous consequences. On this show I discuss the reasons why we should not feed wild animals through a series of true-life...

There is a delicate balance between nature and the property around your home. As an Environmental Scientist, I am always discussing the importance of protecting and preserving habitats. If not, we will have many encounters with animals. (The photo is of a young buck whitetail ten feet from my front...

Urban sprawl has become part of the American landscape. Sadly, we continue to allow this to happen. So can we make greener decisions? The answer is yes! I delve into the problem and provide greener solutions to ‘build’ a better America. http://JoeyBeePodcast.com/podcasts/1AJoeyBee-URBANSPRAWL.mp3Podcast: Play in new...

Plastic straws have been cast into the pollution debate. I will discuss plastic straws as well as other plastics in regard to our oceans. Currently, in the Pacific Ocean there is a enormous mass of plastic floating called “The Great Plastic Garbage...

Humans have drastically changed many things on Earth. This has caused problems for the animal world. Part 1 of a the series delves into what we have changed and what are the solutions. http://JoeyBeePodcast.com/podcasts/CCJoeyBee-HUMANCHANGES.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts |...

This may be one of the most important podcasts you ever listen to. Ticks are found throughout the United States and carry many diseases. I will discuss: Lyme’s Disease, a tick life cycle, how a tick finds a host, what happens when a tick bites, do all ticks transmit disease, tick protection and safe removal, the type...

Did you ever have any uninvited guests to your party? Maybe, a friend shows up and you are happy to see them. Or, many hundreds arrive at the most inopportune time! They just come marching in – the stink ant brigade! http://JoeyBeePodcast.com/podcasts/BKJoeyBee-STINKANT.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

Will we continue to protect and preserve our natural world? What is your hope for the outdoors? I will continue to insure that our future generations will enjoy a walk in the wild. So, let’s take this journey together. http://JoeyBeePodcast.com/podcasts/BbJoeyBee-HOPEFORTHEOUTDOORS.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

There are so many lessons that we can learn and apply to our natural world.  I had the opportunity to discuss some of my research on grizzly bears and wolves with an environmental science class.  Life is good when you can make a difference.  (The photo is being posted to Twitter because it will not load on this...