Nature all Around Me invites persons of all ages and backgrounds to ground themselves in the environment that the Agua Hedionda Lagoon provides through experiential learning.
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Andrew Vergeer: Awesome Aquaponics
Lisa Rodman, CEO of the Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation (AHLF) interviews Andrew Vergeer from Go Green Aquaponics. GoGreen Aquaponics is a local business in Escondido, North County providing a one-stop-shop for all things aquaponics – supplies, custom systems, and most importantly, education.
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Mark Drawbridge: Swimming with Seabass
Samantha Richter, COO of the Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation (AHLF) interviews Mark Drawbridge of Hubbs Sea World Research Institute (HSWRI). Mark is the Senior Research Scientist and Director of the Sustainable Seafood Program at the Institute. HSWRI is a non-profit scientific research organization committed to conserving and renewing marine life to ensure a healthier planet.
Anne Spindel: Talk About Trees
Anne Spindel, a “Legendary Local of Carlsbad” and coined “Tree Lady” joins Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation (AHLF) CEO, Lisa Rodman to discuss all things trees. Anne’s work with the Forest Foundation brought her into the Agua Hedionda realm as an edutainer for our Environmental Stewardship Academy Programs through the program “Talk About Trees”. Anne also teaches native plant courses, naturalist hikes within our Academy, and guest lectures to the public.
Danny Sedevic: Raptor Wrap-Up
Danny Sedevic, CEO and founder of the Raptor Institute, joins COO Samantha Richter of the Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation (AHLF) to present listeners with all the soaring facts about Raptors in San Diego. Raptors, more commonly known as Birds of Prey are not dinosaurs, to most children's immediate disbelief. Raptors are present commonly throughout San Diego, and many species are seen every day. The popular Barn Owl is a crowd favorite.
Monarch butterflies are one of the most recognizable and well-studied butterflies on the planet, yet they are diminishing due to loss of habitat. The Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation successfully hatched multiple monarch butterflies by planting milkweed (their only food source for the caterpillars) and controlling their surroundings, resulting in a summer full of caterpillars, chrysalises and butterflies.