Bob sees the movie Dunkirk. He is excited to find a possible connection to Dunkirk and Milkweed. Tune in to find out all about the plant that Monarch Butterflies just cannot live without.
Join us as we explore the amazing story of the Monarch butterfly and caterpillar. Bill will tell the story of what the Cincinnati Nature Center is doing to help out the Monarch. We will cover the life cycle and also the incredible story of migration.
To find out what you can do to assist the Monarch Butterfly check out these websites:
This is a bird that likes to attack windows! Join us to find out why and what you can do about it.
Bill has a friend who sent an email with a picture that inspired this podcast. The second picture below is a large patch of a plant called Indian Pipes. Learn more about three parasitic plants that you can look for on your next woodland hike.
Special thanks to listener Karen Gaker for the photo of Indian Pipes.
Do you know how Blue Jays get other birds to leave so they can have your feeder all to themselves? Join us to find out if Blue Jays really are the bullies of the bird world.
This week Bill and Bob explore a common snake that lives in a variety of habitats. Tune in to learn all about the life of this cute little snake. Thanks to John Howard for the excellent photos.
Bob has a giant pokeweed by his deck that has been getting bigger every year. The day we recorded this podcast it was eleven feet tall. Now just a few weeks later it is just shy of twelve feet. Join us as we discuss the pros and cons of having a pokeweed in your backyard.
Bob discovers a mud dauber building a nest right by his back door. On this episode we explore the fascinating connection between spiders and mud daubers.
Bob’s son in law Ryan sees his first pileated woodpecker at a family gathering. Join us to find out all about this amazing bird.
Listen to Julie Zickefoose’s blog story about woody the woodpecker on the NPR website.
These birds know how to raise a family. Learn how they support each other as we explore the life of the smallest woodpecker in our neck of the woods.
Learn how to join in the Christmas bird count on the Audubon website.