nature education http://wrvo.org en Revisiting My Past and Finding Something Rare http://wrvo.org/post/revisiting-my-past-and-finding-something-rare <p>John Weeks reminisces on his early life in the countryside of central New York. Since childhood, Weeks has studied nature. He recounts the plants and wildlife that left a lasting impression on him early in life.</p><p>Originally aired on July 22, 1988.</p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 19:30:52 +0000 John Weeks 23020 at http://wrvo.org Highways of Silk http://wrvo.org/post/highways-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 http://wrvo.org Focusing on the Ferns http://wrvo.org/post/focusing-ferns <p>John Weeks encourages his listeners to stop and study the ferns. Ferns can be confusing and difficult to identify. Still, Weeks believes that their elegant form and unusual lifecycle make these plants worth your time and energy.</p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 18:51:05 +0000 John Weeks 20749 at http://wrvo.org 25 Years of Somethings Special http://wrvo.org/post/25-years-somethings-special <p>John Weeks discusses the past of Nature of Things and how they gained their listeners and on air cast. He also talks about the creation of their Nature calendar when it happened. Weeks advises listeners to take a look at the beautiful nature of Central New York.</p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 14:47:28 +0000 Marlena Montero 17035 at http://wrvo.org