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Bird Watchers, Birders, Nature Lovers should hear the Bird Banter Podcast. Hear Birders talk about birdwatching, or birding for the more passionate. Hear their birding stories, about bird watching experiences, about birding research, birding travel, and birdwatching anecdotes. It's fun, conversational and tries to be a birding ambassador to improve the world one birder at a time.
 
Immerse yourself in birdsong in this relaxed pace acoustic exploration of natural spaces in mid-western and southern Ontario. Whether you're an emerging or veteran birder looking to test and build upon your birdsong identification skills or someone who appreciates the natural world, this unique series will bring you as close as you can get to birding in the field without going anywhere. Season 1, "The Bruce Peninsula" was recorded in July of 2019, in the peak of songbird breeding season. Sea ...
 
The Science of Birds is a lighthearted, guided exploration of bird biology. It's a fun resource for any birder or naturalist who wants to learn more about ornithology. Impress your birding friends at cocktail parties with all of your new bird knowledge! Hosted by Ivan Phillipsen, a passionate naturalist with a PhD in Zoology. Ivan leads birding and nature tours around the globe.
 
Ray Brown's Talkin' Birds is a call-in show of entertaining conversation about wild birds -- attracting them to your back yard, identifying them, feeding them, and learning more about them along the way. Every week, we have contests for prizes like bird feeders and other great bird-related stuff, along with expert guests. So, whether you're an experienced birder, or you're new to birding, listen in, and be part of the show by calling in with a question, sharing some information or observatio ...
 
Do you enjoy outdoor recreation, or want to learn more about Arizona’s outdoor scene? You know…Camping, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, wildlife and bird watching, and more! Join us every other Wednesday as we discuss adventure, beautiful places, and hidden treasures in Arizona’s state parks! Whether you’re a seasoned outdoor veteran or someone looking to get into outdoor recreation, there’s something in this podcast for you!
 
Birds are extremely awesome. But birding can be intimidating and difficult. Always Be Birdin' aims to change the narrative of birding. How we bird, where we bird and who is birding. Join me as I go out into the field with BIPOC birding experts, novice baby birders like myself and nature enthusiasts to do some chaotic, goofy birding while dropping a knowledge bomb or two to show that no matter what, you can Always Be Birdin'. Follow me on IG: @AlwaysBeBirdin_Podcast Twitter: @AlwaysBeBirdin o ...
 
Commentaries, geek-outs and interviews hailing the delights of THE GOODIES, that classic comedic genre-bending UK television show from 1970 to 1982. Not to mention other works by OBE birder BILL ODDIE, slapstick genius GRAEME GARDEN and the goodiest of Goodies TIM BROOKE-TAYLOR.
 
Stop by for the Tribeca Film Festival Sneak Peek, and get a glimpse of the work by a few of this year’s filmmakers, including the documentary films "Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me" (director Chiemi Karasawa), "Teenage" (writer/director Matt Wolf), and "Dancing in Jaffa" (producer Diane Nabatoff). Also showing in the Sneak Peek are the narrative features "Stand Clear of the Closing Doors" (director Sam Fleischner) and "Sunlight Jr." (writer/director Laurie Collyer), as well as the comedy "A Birder’ ...
 
Learn fun bird facts for your next happy hour! Perfect for newbie bird fans, long-time birders, and people who want to learn cool sh*t about birds—we're pretty sure that's you. Join Mo and Sarah for a casual (and very millenial) conversation about all things birding. You'll meet amazing birders, get the latest bird news, and hear lesser-discussed topics around birds and birdwatching. Rated R for "Ridiculously LOLOLOL-worthy."
 
Reframe Your Life explores the stories and topics that have lead to change and transformation in our lives. We focus on bringing you authors and speakers who are sharing powerful stories that have shaped their lives. Storytelling is a way to make sense of the world around us and to reclaim what is true in our lives.
 
BirdCallsRadio™worldwide is a weekly radio show about the wonderful world of wild birds and nature. Worldwide topics range from bird sightings, birding tips, conservation, wildlife, and getting children involved with nature outdoors. Forward thinking guests join the show to add expertise on topics involving nature and conservation topics worldwide.
 
The A WILD LIFE Podcast (formerly the Wild Talk Podcast) brings you today's most inspiring people from the world of NATURE, CONSERVATION, and the GREAT OUTDOORS. Guests share fascinating stories plus helpful tips and advice to INSPIRE YOU to spend time enjoying nature — the natural energiser. Jump over to our Facebook community for great ways to enjoy nature >> https://www.facebook.com/AWildLifeUK/
 
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Michigan has had quite an irruption this winter. We’re not talking lava, but rather an irruption of birds. It’s been a great year for winter birding because of this irruption and Michigan Audubon education coordinator Lindsay Cain explained that an irruption is when northern wintering birds come down south for winter because they’re not finding eno…
 
Podcaster and author Evo Terra spent several years travelling and living in various countries. First becoming interested in the natural world as a child, he retains a sense of wonder when travelling to new locations. During his 9 months in Australia he wrote an article sharing his unique view of the birds he saw, entitled “Australian Birds for Dumm…
 
Staring out the window of a homeless shelter, Jason Ward watched nature come alive. It was in that moment that he found his passion. We talk Birding, the rejuvenating power of nature and scary bird movies. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Birds. Jason Ward: 01:42 Pointless: 32:36 Top 5: 44:29 Contact the Show Instagram Jason Ward Twitter Jason Ward Ins…
 
There’s been a lot of recent discussion about a tool the state of Michigan is using to help decide where to send COVID-19 vaccines -- something called the Social Vulnerability Index (SVI). It’s a formula that’s one factor the state uses in allocating vaccine doses throughout Michigan. Some elected officials, mostly Republicans, are upset about it. …
 
Though former president Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial has ended, difficult conversations and divided politics have not, particularly among conservative leaders. The Cass County Republican Party has again censured Michigan Congressman Fred Upton (R-06), this time for his vote to remove conspiracy theorist and Georgia Republican Congresswom…
 
Does A Vaccine Help You If You’ve Already Had COVID-19? Vaccines doses have started to rollout and are getting into the arms of people. We know that if you already had COVID-19, you build up antibodies against the virus. So do the vaccines affect you if you’ve already had COVID-19? Science writer Roxanne Khamsi talks about recent studies showing th…
 
Memory And The Dreaming Mind If you’ve ever stayed up too late studying for a test, you know that sleep impacts memory—you need that precious shut-eye in order to encode and recall all that information. But what is it about sleep that aids memory? Researchers have pinpointed a specific stage of sleep, REM sleep, as an area of interest for studying …
 
This story is part of a Michigan Radio series for Black History Month on Black Michiganders who made contributions to science and medicine. Albert Wheeler understood that in order to succeed in science and medicine, Black people needed access to quality education. Originally from Missouri, Wheeler arrived in Ann Arbor in 1937 to pursue a Ph.D. at t…
 
Today on Stateside , two-thirds of Washtenaw County's COVID-19 cases are affiliated with the University of Michigan. A campus health official discusses efforts to curb the spread of the virus. Also, a look at Michigan’s possible future as a haven for those escaping the worst effects of climate change.…
 
A group of second-graders walked to their classroom at William Ford Elementary School in Dearborn following flourescent arrows on the floor to guide them on how much distance to keep between one another. “Remember, as you're walking, you're looking down at the arrows and then you're getting too close,” Mariam Albachachy, a second grade teacher, tel…
 
It’s the last Thursday in February and that means it’s time for This Month in Birding! We're pleased to welcome some birding friends to talk about the birding news of the month, and I this month maybe more than most, we need each other. February's winning panel consists of Jennie Duberstein of Sonoran Join Venture, Jordan Rutter of the American Bir…
 
Sax-Zim Bog is one of those legendary places we knew we'd have to go someday - below freezing temperatures and Great Gray Owls are the things most birders dream about. A spur of the moment trip lead us to one of the great birding locations in the US! *Please be aware that we do discuss the recent allegations of sexual assault. Nature should be a pl…
 
Today on Stateside, the state and Michigan’s counties try to get on the same page, tracking who’s getting vaccinated by race. Also, naming the violence - and the fear - Asian Americans are living with during the pandemic. Plus, a snapshot of what college life is like during this pandemic year.By Stateside Staff
 
During the past year, many universities have seen high rates of COVID-19 on or around their campuses. Academic institutions in Michigan and throughout the U.S. have faced challenging questions and criticism with regard to their decision-making in an unprecedented public health crisis. And often, university students and their behaviors — like attend…
 
Afrourbanism, Detroit's Black history and future A bustling area of the country’s most chocolate city razed to make way for Highway I-375. An idyllic “Black Eden” designed as a safe haven of relaxation and entertainment in rural Yates Township. Remembering Idlewild and Detroit’s Black Bottom is an important part of contextualizing Michigan’s Black …
 
Join Ivan as he wades into the conservation quagmire surrounding house cats and their effects on wild birds. First, we’ll look at the status of house cat and feral cat populations around the world. How are all these free-ranging cats affecting our wild birds? Many scientific studies of this issue gives us some answers. Research also provides guidan…
 
She'll pin you down, rub her feet on your face, put you in a chokehold and you'll pay her to do it. Miss Scorpion joins us as we explore the world of Session Wrestling. We talk wrestling holds, sexual freedom and Peter Pan requests. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Kinds of Nuts. Miss Scorpion: 01:11 Pointless: 36:08 Top 5 Nuts: 50:32 Contact the Show …
 
The Livingston County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution at its meeting Monday night, criticizing the state's use of the CDC's social vulnerability index in determining COVID-19 vaccine allocation and calling on the state to retract the plan. The resolution claims that the state's use of the index is disproportionately hurtful to Livingston…
 
The Senate confirmation proceedings for President Joe Biden’s pick to head the U.S. Department of the Interior began Tuesday. Democratic Congresswoman Debra Haaland (NM-01), if confirmed, will make history as the first Native American member of the Cabinet. It's also particularly important that she will likely be the leader of a department with a l…
 
Today on Stateside , Congresswoman Debra Haaland (D-NM) begins Senate confirmation hearings as President Joe Biden’s pick to head the U.S. Department of the Interior. A Michigan tribal chair discusses what Native leadership in the Cabinet could mean for tribes, going forward. Also, the new head of Michigan’s Department of Health and Human Services …
 
Today on Stateside , confusion and frustration among Ann Arbor parents over the decision on whether to reopen schools. Plus, a look into the history and future of public spaces centered around Detroit's Black residents. And, if you’re starting to feel a little cooped up, may we recommend some winter bird watching?…
 
On this episode Cyndi Routledge and I talk about her passion for hummingbirds, her research on hummers as well as other species, and her banding experiences. Listen for the segment on "cool hummingbird facts." You can find Cyndi on The Southeast Avian Research Project website. Read more on the Bird Banter Website blog post on this episode. Until ne…
 
Angeline Boulley ’s debut young adult novel opens with a heart-pounding scene: a girl stands frozen in the woods, staring down the barrel of a gun. Over the course of the book, Michigan author Boulley revisits this dramatic scene, each time adding just a little more context and gradually unraveling the novel’s mystery. The result is an elegantly-pa…
 
Today, on Stateside , why getting schools on board to reopen has not been easy in some of the state’s larger districts. Plus, metro Detroit teens learn entrepreneurship and activism through social justice fashion design. [Get Stateside on your phone: subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts today.] Listen to the full show above or find indivi…
 
Reprogramming Labor In Tech More than 6,000 warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama are midway through voting on whether they should unionize. If the ‘yes’ votes win, it would be unprecedented for the company: The last time a unionization vote was held by Amazon’s United States employees, back in 2014, a group of 30 technicians ultimately voted not …
 
Fauci Says Majority Of U.S. Adults Likely To Be Vaccinated By Late Summer We’re about a month shy of a big anniversary: one year since the World Health Organization officially labeled COVID-19 a pandemic. Since then, a lot has changed—and a lot has not. We have more information than ever about COVID-19, but there are still a lot of unknowns about t…
 
Dr. Remus Robinson was born in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1904. He first came to Detroit as a teen before getting his medical degree from the University of Michigan in 1930. At the time, Detroit had about 120,000 Black residents , but the overwhelming majority of people who lived in the city were white. Many institutions in the city, including the big…
 
Today, on Stateside , after four years with Trump at the head of the Republican party, where does the GOP go now? Plus, a new Black-owned brewery in Grand Rapids navigates launching a business amid a pandemic. [Get Stateside on your phone: subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts today.] Listen to the full show above or find individual segmen…
 
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