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12:30pm

Thu April 17, 2014
-Nature of Things

The Sunflowers of Summer

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In this archived broadcast fromĀ  August 8, 1990, John Weeks talks about how different types of flowers bloom because of different seasons and that throughout the different seasons things change. He also goes into how the haying and cropping is dangerous for the different birds but once certain flowers gain the land such as sunflowers you do not see as many issues. Towards the end of the broadcast Weeks describes the 10 different tribes that are also some of the different flowers and how they are categorized.

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12:30pm

Thu April 17, 2014
-Nature of Things

The Sunflowers of Summer

Flowers
Doug88888 Flickr

In this archived broadcast fromĀ  August 8, 1990, John Weeks talks about how different types of flowers bloom because of different seasons and that throughout the different seasons things change. He also goes into how the haying and cropping is dangerous for the different birds but once certain flowers gain the land such as sunflowers you do not see as many issues. Towards the end of the broadcast Weeks describes the 10 different tribes that are also some of the different flowers and how they are categorized.

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12:30pm

Thu March 6, 2014
-Nature of Things

Tulip Tree & Baltimore Oriole

In this archived broadcast from June 29, 1990, John Weeks talks about flowers, birds, and spring weather. Weeks says how his favorite subject is flowers and birds and he tells the story about a painting that he did two years ago of a Baltimore oriole and some tulip trees. He said after studying more about the Baltimore oriole he decided to fix the painting that he created. Weeks also talks about his favorite places to go se flowers and birds.

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3:24pm

Fri July 13, 2012
-Nature of Things

Super Flowers

From the Rice Creek Field Station, John Weeks contemplates the bright flowers that speckle summer grass. Many of the flowers reveal beautiful, subtle details upon closer inspection. Weeks describes the incredible "super flowers." Each petal of these flowers is actually made up of smaller petals which, in turn, are also made up of petals. Weeks gives ideas on how to find these "super flowers" in just about any lawn.

Originally aired on July 12, 1985.

3:26pm

Mon July 2, 2012
-Nature of Things

Finding Beauty in Abandoned Fields

John Weeks describes how the open fields and roadside ditches of Central New York can be a beautiful sight in early July. A vast array of colorful flowers blooms in these usually ignored spaces. Weeks encourages everyone to take notice of the incredible sights along the local country roads.

Originally aired on July 6, 1984.

10:28am

Tue April 24, 2012
-Nature of Things

Leave the Baby Wildlife Alone

John Weeks talks to listeners about baby wildlife that are left alone during the spring and how we should not worry about them. Weeks explains that departure of the young should not be taken as a sign of abandonment and what to do if you see a wildlife baby animal.

Originally aired on April 26th, 1985.