Posts Tagged ‘nature’

As an Environmental Scientist and host of Joey Bee Outdoor, Science, and Nature I have had the opportunity to learn and share with our audience a vast amount of facts about the outdoors. On this ‘best of part 1’ podcast I will recount many adventures from my research on wolves to having a flying squirrel land on my...

If you ever encounter a moose in the wild (from a distance) you will understand why this creature is an awesome animal. I have seen many in the Beartooth Mountains in Montana as well as Yellowstone National Park. The moose is ‘larger than life’ and very much more than a cartoon character with a flying...

There is a tiny stream that connects the two ponds on my farm. It is not large enough to support a trout population. So my adventure to find a small stream with native trout began. Google Maps and Earth helped with the search. But instead of tracking animals I began to track off the beaten path streams. This show...

Intruder or friend? Misunderstood? Maybe? Carpenter ants at some time will find their way into your home. But what about their habits in the wild. My guest today to discuss this topic is Chloe Jelley, a PhD student at Cornell University. Her research and expertise will educate us all about the carpenter ant....

A few top predators are misunderstood. The great white shark is definitely one of them. Scientists continue to learn more about them with tagging systems and now TV cameras attached to the tags. This show will give you an inside look into the world of the great white shark. (photo courtesy of...

My list of what to do on a warm winter day is always growing. From hiking the trails to pruning my grapes to….There is a multitude of activities, tasks, and prep work for my spring adventures. This show will give you inspiration to get outside on those warm winter days! (photo courtesy of...

After a few warm days in winter many people begin to think about spring. We may have visions of colorful flowers dancing in our head so proper planning is imperative. There are specific plants that will attract pollinators to your garden. My guest on the show is author and Naturalist, David Alexander. He will...

So how many bald eagles have you seen in the wild? On a bad day I see three and on a good day, thirty three. Yes, I said thirty three! So where do you find this many bald eagles? My adventure will take you to the ‘land of eagles’. (photo courtesy of Karen...

Each year millions of people cut down a Christmas tree on a farm. Obviously, the consumer sees the fully grown tree. I am about to find out what it takes to grow Christmas trees on my farm in 2022. From this show you will have a better appreciation of what an organic Christmas tree farmer has to do so you can enjoy...

We do not have many bobcat sightings compared to other woodland creatures because they are very elusive. This top predator is pound for pound one of the toughest animals. I will continue to monitor the cameras we have set up to film the bobcat in the forested section of my farm. (photo by Max Allen –...