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35 minutes | Mar 16, 2019
S1E5: Just Pigeons!
How are pigeons just like human New Yorkers? What makes them special? On this episode of the podcast, photographer and pigeon expert Andrew Garn talks about pigeons in New York and his book, The New York Pigeon, Behind the Feathers. Learn about the hardships pigeons in NYC face, what you can do to help. Episode Links https://www.amazon.com/New-York-Pigeon-Behind-Feathers/dp/1576878694/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=the+New+York+pigeon&qid=1552743837&s=gateway&sr=8-1 https://www.wildbirdfund.org/ https://www.sharkonline.org/ http://www.pigeonrescue.org/
37 minutes | Feb 16, 2019
S1E4: City Ants - a Close Look
Have you noticed ants in the city? They're there, eating the snacks you've dropped in a rush to catch the subway! In this episode of the podcast, community ecologist and Assistant Professor at Rutgers University-Camden, Amy Savage, talks about her ant research in Manhattan and around the world. Plus we talk a bit about other city insects. Episode Links: amysavage.camden.rutgers.edu www.amnh.org flourishwildly.blogspot.com
28 minutes | Nov 20, 2018
S1E3: Sidewalk Trees and Their Roots in NYC
Have you ever wondered about the sidewalk trees? Why some of them have weedy beds, some have well-kept gardens? Why one street has them and another doesn’t? In this episode of the podcast, Sam Bishop, Trees New York’s Director of Urban Forestry and Education answers these questions and more. Episode links include: TreesNY.org https://tree-map.nycgovparks.org/
40 minutes | Oct 31, 2018
S1E2: City Plants - Finding a Rapport with Them
Why do city plants matter? In this episode of the Flourish Wildly Podcast, nomad, author, curator, and activist, Lorissa Rinehart shares her surprising answers to this question and more. Lorissa shows us that "the history of the world is growing in the streets" and talks about the future. Episode Links Include cityplants.us instagram.com/nycityplants/ lorissarinehart.com
42 minutes | Oct 25, 2018
S1E1: Birds - and Not Only Pigeons
Have you wondered what birds are in the city and why you might see so many pigeons? What about what to do if you find a bird that appears to be injured? In this episode of the Flourish Wildly Podcast, get answers to those questions and more from Brooklyn-based birder, photographer, and author Heather Wolf (heatherwolf.com). She shares her abundant knowledge about birding and birds in New York City. See extras like photos, video and show links at flourishwildly.blogspot.com.
5 minutes | Oct 25, 2018
Welcome to the Flourish Wildly Podcast
Do you have an "I brake for rats" bumper sticker on your bike? Are you green with envy towards anyone with a real live tree on their street? This podcast might be for you. Really, the Flourish Wildly podcast is for anyone who loves the city and loves nature. Home base for this podcast is New York City, but we'll also feature other cities and talk about urban nature in general. Listen to this episode to meet the host and find out more about the show.
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