insects en Natural Insect Control <p>John Weeks discusses different kinds of birds and their foraging habits that he witnesses in his own yard. He talks about how many trips they make in a day from their nest to the yard and how with each trip, they are acting as a form of insect control. He argues that birds are better to depend on for insect control because insects do not develop an immunity to them.</p> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:43:00 +0000 John Weeks 59899 at Finding Trout Food <p>In this archived broadcast, Finding Trout Food, from March 30, 1984 John Weeks talks about how trout season is almost upon us. He says that not only does he like to fish for trout but he has become very interested in what trout feed on. In this broadcast he talks about some of the different foods that trout feeds on and talks about each of the different things including all the different flies.</p><p></p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:30:00 +0000 John Weeks 52297 at Finding Trout Food Reading the Message <p>This archived broadcast was from September 11, 1987. John Weeks talks about the journey across the seasons. He talks about the weather and the different animals and plants that are around during the different seasons.</p><p></p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 21:04:35 +0000 John Weeks 48081 at How Some Insects Pass in the Winter <p>This is an archived broadcast from October 28, 1988. John Weeks talks about where insects go in the winter and he talks about how he use to teach a class in CNY and every year he would explain to the students where the insects go in the winter. He talks a lot about butterflies and some other insects hibernating.</p><p></p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 20:23:21 +0000 John Weeks 48080 at How Some Insects Pass The Winter <p>In this, broadcast from 1988, John Weeks talks about how insects act during the winter. He mentions that some insects hibernate during the winter while other insects do not.&nbsp;He talks&nbsp;about the different bugs&nbsp;and then he tells&nbsp;a story about when he used to occasionally teach in Central New York and talked about some things that he asked his students. Weeks goes into detail about some of the insects especially the caterpillar.</p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 21:05:00 +0000 John Weeks 47446 at Butcherbird <p>John Weeks discusses the shrike or "butcherbird." So called because of its eating habits, the shrike violently feeds on large insects, small rodents, and small songbirds. Fri, 08 Feb 2013 13:25:00 +0000 John Weeks 29353 at Highways of Silk <p>John Weeks talks about Tent Caterpillars and their effect on apple and cherry trees. Weeks explains how these insects, usual thought of as pests, serve a necessary role in the ecosystem. In fact, the Tent Caterpillars are not really harmful to the trees at all.</p><p>Originally aired June 19,1987.</p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 19:02:22 +0000 John Weeks 20886 at Nature Walk Through Rice Creek <p>John Weeks take a walk through the back of Rice Creek Field Station looking for signs of spring, examining rocks, insects and even finds a pair of mating birds.</p><p>Originally aired April 6th, 1984.</p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 14:00:14 +0000 Marlena Montero 17027 at