cold en The Invasion Of Snowy Owls <p>In this broadcast, The Invasion of Snowy Owls, John Weeks sits down with his friend Jerry Smith at Rice Creek discussing the snowy owls in the area. Weeks talks about how the snowy owls appear every few years when the population is up and they usually nest on the arctic tundra. He also mentions that the owls are large and white but sometimes they appear with black spots on them. In this broadcast, Weeks and Smith discuss where the best place is to see the owls and information about them.</p><p></p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 17:30:00 +0000 John Weeks 51216 at Storms and Wildlife <p>John Weeks tells us about the signs of winter we can find so early on. Sitting at the shore on Lake Ontario he is able to define trends with only one week of winter to go by. Wildlife is remarkably good at giving signs of the weather that will soon approach and John Weeks discusses them.</p><p>This episode of Nature of Things was originally aired December 23<sup>rd</sup>, 1990.</p><p></p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 18:46:00 +0000 John Weeks 48470 at Preparing For Winter in the Wild <p>John Weeks discusses deep winter weathers that arrive around times of the year like this one. Animals have to face severe conditions to survive in these cold harsh winters. The sub-freezing temperatures characterize the weather conditions upstate New York. Seasonal shedding is an annoyance to pet owners but it is an adaption to this weather. Wild animals find way to adapt to the weather too. Just like we have clothing that helps us adapt to weather, animals too have natural adaptions to weather that help them prepare for the seasons to come.</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 21:00:00 +0000 John Weeks 48469 at When It Gets This Cold <p>John Weeks suggests that both man and wildlife need to know their limitations in order for maximum productivity in cold weather. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 16:00:00 +0000 John Weeks 29169 at