Posts Tagged ‘ecology’

Almost magically, lily pads are popping up in many waterways. They grow in a vey unique way. Yesterday I had a pickerel frog sitting on top of one in my back pond. Because there was no princess available I decided that I should forgo fairy tales and teach about lily...

I will spend the next two months at the river. Yes, I will have a fly rod in my hand but I will be watching the spring blast of color along the river banks. The riparian zone will change every week with new plants and flowers. And yes, a river runs through...

As I was conducting my grizzly bear research I went into mountain regions that needed to be explored. The same is true every time you visit or move to a new place. On my recent journey I scouted out forest and streams. http://joeybeepodcast.com/podcasts/2020/ESCOUTINGFORESTSANDSTREAMS.mp3Podcast: Play in new...

At this time of the year snakes have entered their dens. (I learned an awesome fact about copperhead snakes in the den). Often, we fear what we do not know. This show will teach you about one of the venomous snakes, the copperhead, found in the US. Northern Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix...

I learned a lot about social media posts this past week. One of my posts of a giant puffball photo caused so many responses about mushrooms. So this show is dedicated to all those people who want to know more about mushroom nutrition values, their ecological importance, and how to safely pick wild mushrooms. I also...

So what happens if I said you could have one super power? What one would you choose? Well, the wood frog has one! It is something that scientists marvel at. (This is the perfect set-up for you to listen to this show). http://JoeyBeePodcast.com/podcasts/1AAAAAAAAAAJoeyBee-WoodFrog.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

One of the most recognizable faces in all of nature is the harp seal pup. But most people know little about the life of the harp seal. This show will give you the entire story of the plight of the harp seal. (Photo is courtesy of imgur.com) http://JoeyBeePodcast.com/podcasts/1AAAAAAAAAAJoeyBee-HARPSEAL.mp3Podcast:...

This is the second in a series about whitetail deer. The first was podcast show #141. I discussed the science behind the awesome animal. On this show I am able to speak about a topic about that effects many Americans. As we take away animal habitat there will be a greater number of wildlife in our backyards. A...

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...

What life lessons can you share with someone or bring into the outdoors with you? I had the ultimate experience recently with my nephew Wyatt. Some topics can only be shared while you are out in nature. Here are a few of my outdoor life...