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Backyard Birds of Prey

Backyard Birds of Prey

November 18, 2021

In this episode, John and Brian are talking about the birds of prey that you may see in your backyardWho might show up and how can you tell what they are? They are joined by a birds of prey expert, Will Schaust (yes, he is John’s sonwho shares some fun information.  You’ll learn how you can deal with any unwanted raptors and how to keep the birds in your yard safe.     

Are You Doing Your Best for the Birds?

Are You Doing Your Best for the Birds?

November 4, 2021

Are you doing your best for the birds? Are there some things you can step up or start doing in your own yard? In this episode, John and Brian discuss these questions. They explain a few actions you can take right now that will get results quicklyYou’ll learn just how simple it is to help #savethesongbirds.  

Spectacular Sparrows

Spectacular Sparrows

October 21, 2021

We tend to look right past sparrows. These little ubiquitous birds that seem to be invisible are actually quite beautiful and have some amazing feats.  In this episode, John and Brian discuss why they love sparrows and how you can attract them to your yard.  By the end of this episode, you’ll think sparrows are just as spectacular as they do!  

Are You Seasonally Savvy?

Are You Seasonally Savvy?

October 7, 2021

Now that fall is here, it’s time to start thinking about what’s best for the birds and what you can do to see more of them in your backyard. In this episode, John and Brian explain what it means to be seasonally savvy. They also discuss what to look for in your yard during this time of year and what bird behaviors you can expect to see 

Talking Birds with the BirdTalk Guys

Talking Birds with the BirdTalk Guys

September 23, 2021

How can conservation bring you more joy and solace? We have two very special guests, Scott and David Menough to help explain just that. Scott and David host the Denver based radio show, BirdTalkThey are joining forces with John and Brian in this episode to talk about Western birds, how to be seasonally savvy, and share stories from their radio show.

Squirrels: Flee or Fight!

Squirrels: Flee or Fight!

September 9, 2021

Squirrels - You either love them or loathe them. If you have trees around, chances are you have squirrels too. In this episode, John and Brian are taking a different look at our furry friends. Whether you deter them or feed them, we all have opinions on the infamous backyard crittersLet’s pay homage to these entertaining and worthy opponents 

Gardening for Birds

Gardening for Birds

August 26, 2021

It’s a lot easier than you think to turn your yard into a wildlife habitat. In this episode, John and Brian are joined by a special guest, Natasha Barlow from Birds Canada. They discuss the new Gardening for Birds program that provides you with all the resources you'll need to transform your outdoor spaceThis episode is full of universal information on how you can bring more birds to your yard, regardless of where you live. 

The Wonders of H2-OH!

The Wonders of H2-OH!

August 12, 2021

It’s a wonderful thing for birds to have water, both in the summer and winter. In this episode, John and Brian are sharing some fun facts that you won’t hear anywhere else when it comes to birds and water. For example, did you know that birds and dogs deal with water in the same way? Plus, offering a dependable source of water is probably the simplest step you can take to greatly increase the variety of birds in your yard. With the summer heat in full swing, now is the time to add a bird bath to your yard!   

The Best of Nature Centered

The Best of Nature Centered

July 29, 2021

John and Brian are taking some much-needed time off this week. We didn’t want to leave you without an episode, so you get to hear from our producer, Evan—the guy behind the scenes that makes everything happen. Evan is sharing reviews, highlighting key episodes, and talking about what’s on the horizon for Nature Centered.  You won’t want to miss it!  

Refresh and Re-Feather

Refresh and Re-Feather

July 15, 2021

It's that time of year, the birds are putting on a brand-new coat to get ready for migration or winter. In this episode, you’ll learn about the different kinds of feathers, what they do, what they’re for, and how to ID them. John and Brian are sharing all their fun feather facts with you!