Posts Tagged ‘river’

There is an entire process that happens once a goose is sitting on a nest. The rules legally change when the goslings hatch. I observed this part of parenting near one of my ponds. Any time I approached, the drake put on a defensive posture. http://joeybeepodcast.com/podcasts/2020/A21SILLYGOOSE.mp3Podcast: Play...

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...

A new Disney movie? No, simply one of my adventures in the wild. The mink is the beauty in this story. I have had many encounters with this awesome animal. One such meeting included a tug of war over a rainbow trout. Come along for a great...

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...

Nature has many animals with spectacular colors. The wood duck is at the top of the list. Unique by color, but also by the way it nests and raises their young ducklings. This podcast gives great incite into the fascinating world of the wood duck. (photo by...

Many outdoor activities require you to have more than one of an item. There are so many types of fishing; salt water, fresh water, trout, bass, and the list goes on. So what rods are essential? This show tackles (get the pun – fishing tackle) this...

PARENTS/TEACHERS – This show was written so that children could easily understand how sand gets on a beach. If you do not know, this podcast will also entertain you. Today, Detective Joey Bee is on the case. The listener becomes my Assistant Detective. Let’s solve the case...

Dorothy walked down the yellow brick road and today we walk on the green scat road. Geese have become a health problem in many parks, fields, and local waterways. On this show I discuss solutions as well as what needs to be done environmentally....

Everyone loves a good comeback story. The osprey and the bald eagle have endured hardship many years ago due to DDT and have recovered. The osprey, a raptor, is equipped with a distinctive set of anatomical features that make him the perfect hunter. (This photo was taken when I was filming a Joey Bee TV...