bird watcher en When a Rail... It's Dry <p>Inspired by the sight of a rail bird, John Weeks discusses local marshes. These &quot;pea soup pastures&quot; are growing drier and drier, destroying their complex and diverse life cycle. However, when the wetlands are replenished by rain, these ecosystems can recoup quickly.</p><p>Originally aired on June 26, 1987.</p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 18:42:48 +0000 John Weeks 21526 at Powerline Bird Watching <p>John Weeks explains that keeping an eye out for birds while driving can be both relaxing and informative. The power lines bordering highways provide an abundance of opportunities to sight beautiful birds. Bird watching in the car can be a good way to observe local nature without trekking through rough terrain.</p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 18:51:48 +0000 John Weeks 21280 at A Look at the Birds... Roadside <p>John Weeks tells all about winter birds and the many that are often found on roadsides. Different type of winter birds go unnoticed, Weeks discusses the numerous type of birds spotted all over the country through the cold season.</p><p>Originally aired March 6th, 1987.</p> Tue, 06 Mar 2012 15:32:09 +0000 John Weeks 15478 at