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The Naturalist Podcast
66 minutes | 5 months ago
The Naturalists Episode 34: Conserving Southeastern Peru with Chris Ketola
Sea and Anthony have a chance to talk with Chris Ketola, who runs biodiversity programs for the not-for-profit “Fauna Forever” (http://Faunaforever.org) in Southeastern Peru. Talk of bats, reptiles and amphibians, and jaguars as Chris spins some of his greatest adventures to date. Video vailable on Youtube: https://youtu.be/bCR8EDSMJb4 And as a podcast on your favorite platform or below!
56 minutes | 8 months ago
The Naturalists Episode 33: Exploring Southeast Australia with Maggie Galbraith
We have Maggie Galbraith a naturalist from Southeast Australia with Sea and Lev to discuss fall in the Southern Hemisphere, BlackBirdersWeek, and the announcement of our first photography contest! You can find Maggie’s photography under the account “Maggies_Lens” at Flickr. The hashtag for the photocontest is #Naturalistimages1 – shared on The Naturalists Facebook group, or on Instagram. David Shaw’s introduction to the contest starts right around minute 47 on the video or podcast. Some of the many Links and individuals for Black Birders Week can be found here: Resources #BlackBirders (Twitter) #BecauseofBlackBirdersWeek (Twitter) Birding While Black: A Candid Conversation (YouTube) @BlackAFinSTEM (Twitter) @Hood_Naturalist (Twitter) @Chelseaherps (Twitter) #BirdingWhileBlack (Twitter) @kassthefish (Twitter) @Tykee_James (Twitter) @n8ture_al (Twitter) outdoorafro.com @1BlackBirder (Twitter) Rules for the Black Birdwatcher (YouTube)
27 minutes | 9 months ago
The Naturalists Episode 32: Spring in the Time of COVID
Sea and Lev have a chance to catch up on a weird and quiet spring in the time of COVID, and try out video for the first time… available on YouTube: https://youtu.be/b29RmTyQBhg
51 minutes | a year ago
The Naturalist Podcast Episode 31: Going Offshore with Kate Sutherland
“White-faced Black-capped Petrel” photo by Kate Sutherland Mesoplodon europaeus or Gervais’ Beaked Whale, photo by Kate Sutherland Sea gets a chance to talk about Black-capped Petrels, Beaked Whales, and getting back into academic science with Kate Sutherland of Seabirding.com . Brief highlights from Kate’s review of “Oceanic Birds of the World” by Howell and Zufelt.
56 minutes | a year ago
The Naturalist Podcast Episode 30: Lev in Ethiopia with Endemics, Many Quelea, and the Pantene Monkeys
In the heat of the summer, Lev shares his adventures from a trip to Ethiopia, a place of extremes of climate and spectacular biodiversity. From the Gelada and Ethiopian Wolves of the Bale Mountains, to Stresemann’s Bushcrow of the plains, and many many Quelea, sounds like the sort of place naturalists dream of.
54 minutes | 2 years ago
The Naturalist Podcast Episode 29: Seaside Sparrows, Climate Change, and Reaching Out with Corina Newsome
Sea had a chance to talk with ornithologist and science communicator Corinna Newsome about salt marsh nesting birds, finding routes to natural history as adult, and what diversity and representation mean in science.
61 minutes | 2 years ago
The Naturalist Podcast Episode 28: The Giant Otters of the Amazon with Jess Groenendijk
Sea and Lev have a great conversation with science communicator and nature writer Jess Groenendijk about her recently published “The Giant Otter: Giants of the Amazon” , conservation in an era of change, and hope. Some of Jess’ work and links to social media can be found on her website: https://www.jessicagroenendijk.com You can find Jess’ book at Amazon at this link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1526711745/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_U_x_bYo2CbTP8D7P9 The clip of Giant Otters attacking a Black Caiman can be found here: https://youtu.be/gIoQGs8lvxk
47 minutes | 2 years ago
The Naturalist Podcast Episode 27: On Carrie Bow Cay with Lauren, Isaac, and Colin
DCIM\100GOPRO\GOPR0136.JPG DCIM\100GOPRO\GOPR2102.JPG In this episode Sea gets to talk with Lauren, Isaac, and Colin students from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, The National Public Honors College (http://www.smcm.edu) about their first experiences at the Carrie Bow Cay Field Station (https://naturalhistory2.si.edu/ccre/) off the coast of Belize, marine biology, and sleeping in oceanfront hammocks.
67 minutes | 2 years ago
The Naturalist Podcast Episode 26: Nature Journaling with Marley Peifer
Lev and Sea had a chance to talk with Marley Peifer, an educator with The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center about nature journaling, cognition, and the roots of our interest in the world around us. Marley’s work can be found at http://marleypeifer.com
52 minutes | 2 years ago
The Naturalist Podcast Episode 25: Awaiting Spring, and thinking about Warmer Weather
Lev and Sea have a chance to catch up and compare notes on spring. Lev talks about winter in the neotropics and the start of his guiding season with Humpback Whales, Ocellated Turkey, and upcoming trip to Ethiopia. Book review of Birds of Central America by Vallely and Dyer, and mention of several new ‘rediscoveries’ in the news.
62 minutes | 2 years ago
The Naturalist Podcast Episode 24: Caves, Fishprints, and Conservation with Dante Fenolio
Sea and Lev have a chance to talk with Dante Fenolio, Vice President of Conservation and Research at the San Antonio Zoo. Dante’s passionate approach to conservation takes him around the world from Appalachian streams to the huge cave systems of China. Highlighting some of the many projects going on at the zoo, from Texas … Continue reading "The Naturalist Podcast Episode 24: Caves, Fishprints, and Conservation with Dante Fenolio"
68 minutes | 2 years ago
The Naturalist Podcast Episode 23: Islands, Continents, and Squirrels with David Hembry
In this episode, Sea and Lev get a chance to talk with David Hembry, an Evolutionary Ecologist who works on island insect-plant mutualisms, and has wandered extensively around the central Pacific islands. Between David’s islands and Lev about to travel to the Atlantic forests of Brazil, a comparison of island and continental faunas takes hold, … Continue reading "The Naturalist Podcast Episode 23: Islands, Continents, and Squirrels with David Hembry"
60 minutes | 2 years ago
The Naturalist Podcast Episode 22: Rita talks flowers, sharks, and scallops
Lev and Sea have a chance to talk with Rita Steyn, a marine ecologist and science communicator newly in Florida by way of South Africa. The conversation wanders from the change of seasons in North America and South Africa, the remarkable biodiversity and biogeography of the Cape Region, the recent shark attack off of Cape … Continue reading "The Naturalist Podcast Episode 22: Rita talks flowers, sharks, and scallops"
54 minutes | 3 years ago
The Naturalist Podcast Episode 21: Tackling prickly issues with Anthony Porter
Lev and Sea are joined this week by Anthony Porter who is an environmental educator experiencing the first touches of fall in Minnesota. Talk of kids, bears, wonder and flying squirrels. And of course, Anthony’s porcupine friend Thistle. Here is the link to Anthony’s video introduction to Porcupines: https://youtu.be/F0F7S0g16GE
59 minutes | 3 years ago
The Naturalist Podcast Episode 20: In the Pacific Northwest with Brendan McGarry
Our guest this episode is Brendan McGarry, a Naturalist living and working in the upper Skagit River Basin and the Cascade mountains. We had a great conversation about the swifts living in his chimney, variability in wildflower season from year to year, his watershed ‘big year’, challenges and rewards in environmental education, and the remarkable … Continue reading "The Naturalist Podcast Episode 20: In the Pacific Northwest with Brendan McGarry"
57 minutes | 3 years ago
The Naturalist Podcast Episode 19: Summer Dragonflies, Reports from the Flow Edge, and Strong Feelings about Jurassic World
In this summer episode we wonder just how to define the season. Dragonflies and damselflies prove to have more secret hiding spots in the Great Northern Boglands, as well as more common cousins to the south. Lev fills us in on his adventures along the flow edge with Narwhal, Polar Bears, and Ross’ Gull. Both … Continue reading "The Naturalist Podcast Episode 19: Summer Dragonflies, Reports from the Flow Edge, and Strong Feelings about Jurassic World"
43 minutes | 3 years ago
The Naturalist Podcast Episode 17: Arctic Natural History with David Shaw
In this episode we compare the East and West arctic regions of North America with Alaska naturalist, wildlife photographer, and guide, David Shaw. Dave introduces us to the arctic coastal plain, Lev plans out the check list for the ‘flow edge’ region of Baffin Island, and the two discuss the mysterious Grey-headed Chickadee. Dave’s website: … Continue reading "The Naturalist Podcast Episode 17: Arctic Natural History with David Shaw"
31 minutes | 3 years ago
The Naturalist Podcast Episode 16: Nature Club Adventures
In this episode we get to talk to John Dillon and Janna, who are part of the Minden High School Nature Club in Louisiana. We talk about what has made for the exceptional popularity of the club, and cover some of the amazing adventures that members and sponsors of the club have had over the … Continue reading "The Naturalist Podcast Episode 16: Nature Club Adventures"
51 minutes | 3 years ago
The Naturalist Podcast Episode 15: Talking Mammals with Nicole Edmison
In this episode, Sea talks with mammalogist Nicole Edmison of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Nicole works on mammal diversity and helps to curate the national mammal collection of the USA. Nicole talks with us about her work with an island population of Vervet monkeys, camera traps, and netting bats. We also … Continue reading "The Naturalist Podcast Episode 15: Talking Mammals with Nicole Edmison"
45 minutes | 3 years ago
The Naturalist Podcast Episode 14: Migration North and South, iNaturalist Seek
With raptors migrating through Florida, and the first spring rains in Canada, we check in with some of the Master Naturalists around the continent for signs of spring. Lev is back from extensive travels, with news of birds and opossums in Costa Rica. A small discussion about avoidable snakebite and common names, and an introduction of … Continue reading "The Naturalist Podcast Episode 14: Migration North and South, iNaturalist Seek"
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