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The Backyard Naturalists

Dive into the enchanting world of backyard biodiversity with 'The Backyard Naturalists' podcast. Whether you're a nature novice or an experienced enthusiast, our show is your gateway to the wonders of your own outdoor space. Join us on a journey that celebrates the beauty of your backyard as we explore a wide array of captivating topics. Learn how to transform your little piece of nature into a haven for local wildlife, and discover the joy of citizen science by taking part in events like the Great Backyard Bird Count. We'll guide you in harnessing the power of native plants to create a thriving ecosystem right at home, uncover which serpentine residents share your area, and reveal the secrets of attracting specific bird species to your garden. Delve into the world of raptors, both common and rare, inhabiting the Greater Charlotte region, and track the mesmerizing spectacle of spring and fall bird migrations. But that's not all; we'll also introduce you to the world of plants that enchant butterflies, and so much more. Join us in unlocking the hidden treasures within your very own backyard and nurturing a deeper connection with the natural world.

info_outline Owl Adventures: Boosting Your Backyard with Barred Owl Boxes! 05/18/2024
info_outline Cicada Symphony: Exploring Nature's Noisy Invasion 05/11/2024
info_outline Unraveling Bird Myths: Debunking 'Bird Brain,' Baby Birds, and Monogamy 05/04/2024
info_outline Bird Feeding 2.0: Elevating Your Backyard Aviary 04/27/2024
info_outline Reviving the Skies: The California Condor Conservation Journey 04/20/2024
info_outline Planet versus Plastics: Earth Day 2024 Special 04/13/2024
info_outline Restoring Nature's Balance: A Conversation with Shubber Ali, CEO of Garden for Wildlife 04/06/2024
info_outline Spring 2024 Plant Sales 03/30/2024
info_outline Flight of Wonders: Exploring the World of Hummingbirds 03/23/2024
info_outline Squirrel Wars: Keeping Bushy-Tailed Bandits Away from Bird Feeders 03/16/2024
info_outline Cicadas Unleashed: A Symphony of Wings 03/09/2024
info_outline Nighttime Symphony: Identifying the Nocturnal Calls of Nature 03/02/2024
info_outline Exploring the World's Largest Snakes with Reptile Expert Jay Bell 02/24/2024
info_outline Another Look at Birdfeeding 101 02/17/2024
info_outline Do Animals Grieve? Exploring Emotions in the Wild 02/10/2024
info_outline Rescuing the Deep: A Dive into Sea Turtle Conservation with Kathy Zagzebski 02/03/2024
info_outline Nature's Tapestry Unveiled: The Intriguing Journey of Life's End in the Wild 01/27/2024
info_outline Flight of the Ospreys: Dr. Rob Bierregaard Unveils Nature's Fish-Loving Aviators 01/20/2024
info_outline Wild Conversations with Stan Tekiela: Exploring North America's Black Bears and Beyond 01/13/2024
info_outline Uncoiling the Mystery: Burmese Pythons in the Everglades with Captain Rusty Shaw 01/06/2024
info_outline Feathers and Facts: Unveiling the Avian Mysteries with Stan Tekiela - Uncommon Insights into Common Birds 12/16/2023
info_outline Mistletoe Unveiled: Nature's Stealthy Parasite 12/09/2023
info_outline Connecting Nature's Dots with Lynn Rivera of Carolina Thread Trail 12/02/2023
info_outline Celebrating the Season: The Christmas Tree Chronicles 11/25/2023
info_outline How 'Bout Them Armadillos? Exploring the Fascinating World of Nature's Little Armored One 11/18/2023
info_outline Venom One Response Team: Unmasking the Heroes of Snakebite Rescue 11/11/2023
info_outline Urban Encounters: Barred Owls in Your Backyard 11/04/2023
info_outline Trees, Tips, and Insights with Brad Caudle 10/28/2023
info_outline It's Fall, y'all! 10/21/2023
info_outline Sustainable Gardening and Habitat Certification: Launching Season 3 with The Backyard Naturalists 10/14/2023