Ever wonder what happened to the mystery seeds that were sent from China to miscellaneous individuals in the United States? Ever wondered how many birds were counted in during the last Great Backyard Bird Count? What about the latest on the Mystery Songbird Illness? Join us as we revisit these topics and more!
Over the course of the last couple of months, a mysterious illness has been sweeping through the songbird population in the Mid-Atlantic states. The illness has baffled scientists and has sent experts scrambling to issue recommendations to the general public to help reduce the chances of the illness spreading further within the bird population. Join us as we discuss what IS known about the illness so far and how you can help songbirds in your backyard.
SPOTTED LANTERNFLY: WHERE WE ARE AND WHY IT MATTERS
Throughout history, no creature has more profoundly affected the human race. Join us as we discuss one of the most hated organisms that show their face during the summer season and find out how you can combat this unwanted pest.
You can't be everywhere, right? With the recent advancement of trail cams, you almost can! Join us as we discuss what to look for when buying a trail cam and hear about our very own experiences with trail cams in the past year.
Join us as we discuss this invasive aquatic weed taking over waterways in the northeast. Learn about its range, how it spreads, and how to get rid of it. We also discuss ways you can help researchers map this plant while winning some cool aquatic gear!
Enter Here: https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/3086b1fe5f504dc0898a537c7df896b3
You've walked past them, you've most likely inhaled them, and they've been around longer than all of us. Join us as we discuss a plant that hung out with the dinosaurs.
As things get back to normal at the Susquehanna County Conservation District, we have again hired a summer intern to spend the summer learning about each program offered by the Conservation District. Join us as we talk with Garrett and find out what led to his interest in the outdoors and why he wants to pursue a career in geology.
Peter Paplanus from St. Louis, Missouri
As summer comes into view, it's inevitable that we'll cross paths with a snake. Is it venomous? Will it hurt you? What are snakes good for anyway? Join us as we discuss venomous and non-venomous snakes right in the Keystone State.
Aaron Carlson from Menomonie, WI, USA
How would you eat if you couldn't move? Some plants have adapted wild ways to obtain nutrients. Join us as we discuss carnivorous plants in the Keystone State and find out just how they catch their prey!
Sing, Fly - Soar Like a Bird! That's the slogan for this year's World Migratory Bird Day. When is it? How does one celebrate the day? Is there a way to help scientists monitor and track what birds are observed on world migratory bird day? Join us and find out the answers to all of these questions and more on this week's edition of the Conservation Corner!