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Nature Guys connects you to the exciting natural world right in your own neighborhood. These nature connections will help you be cool, calm, collected and ready to make a positive difference in the world. Nature Guys is co-hosted by Bob a long time nature lover and Bill a professional naturalist for over 40 years.

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Nature Guys connects you to the exciting natural world right in your own neighborhood. These nature connections will help you be cool, calm, collected and ready to make a positive difference in the world. Nature Guys is co-hosted by Bob a long time nature lover and Bill a professional naturalist for over 40 years.

    Grizzly Bear Joe

    Grizzly Bear Joe

    Bob and Bill have a special guest that has a ton of experience and stories of Grizzly Bears in Alaska. We start out with five fun and informative questions for our live audience at Roads, Rivers and Trails (https://www.roadsriversandtrails.com/).
    Related: Through the Eyes of Nature Guys (http://natureguys.org/travel/)
    Our sources for this episode include:
    Brown Bear Fact Sheet
    https://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/bears-of-the-last-frontier-brown-bear-factsheet/6522/ Brown Bear Frequently Asked Questions
    https://www.nps.gov/katm/learn/photosmultimedia/brown-bear-frequently-asked-questions.htm Interesting Facts about Brown Bears
    http://justfunfacts.com/interesting-facts-about-brown-bears/

    • 31 min
    Welcome 2020

    Welcome 2020

    Bill and Bob welcome in the new year with a special conversation with Chris Anderson the executive producer and host of Science Around Cincy.
    You can find our more about Chris Anderson’s projects at:
    Science Around Cincy
    https://sciaroundcincy.com/ Science Over Everything
    http://scienceovereverything.com/

    • 27 min
    Christmas in October

    Christmas in October

    Christmas in October
    Bob and Bill invite some friends to share stories of Christmas Trees. Hope this episode brings a smile to your face!
    Our sources for this episode include:
    There are up to 25,000 bugs in the average Christmas tree
    https://www.mnn.com/your-home/at-home/stories/25000-bugs-christmas-tree What You Need to Know About Recycling Your Christmas Tree
    http://blog.davey.com/2013/12/what-you-need-to-know-about-recycling-your-christmas-tree/ A Toilet Brush Christmas? Invention of the Aluminum Tree
    http://patentplaques-blog.com/toilet-brush-inspired-artificial-christmas-trees/  

    • 32 min
    Millions of Sand Dollars

    Millions of Sand Dollars

    Bob takes a walk on the beach and becomes really curious about sand dollars. Luckily he finds a wonderful source of information, “Sanibel Sea School.”
    Our sources for this episode include:
    Sanibel Sea School
    https://www.sanibelseaschool.org/ Dead or alive? 3 ways to spot the difference
    https://www.heraldsun.com/news/state/south-carolina/article213506774.html#storylink=cpy Dead sand dollars on Florida beaches could be result of natural cycle
    https://www.wtsp.com/article/news/local/florida/dead-sand-dollars-on-floridabeaches-could-be-result-of-natural-cycle-experts-say/67-574599775 It’s prime time for sand dollars on Sanibel as mating season peaks
    https://www.winknews.com/2018/07/09/its-prime-time-for-sand-dollars-on-sanibel-as-mating-season-peaks/ Fun Facts about the Sand Dollar
    https://tropicalbreezedecor.com/blog/fun-facts-about-the-sand-dollar/

    • 24 min
    Giving Tuesday -Canary in the Coal Mine

    Giving Tuesday -Canary in the Coal Mine

    Bill and Bob talk about organizations that support the birds we love.
    Organizations Bill and Bob Support
    Arc of Appalachia | Savings Ohio's Wildlands
    https://arcofappalachia.org Edge of Appalachia - Cincinnati Museum Center
    https://www.cincymuseum.org/nature/ The Nature Conservancy
    https://www.nature.org/en-us/ The American Bird Conservancy
    https://abcbirds.org/

    • 29 min
    Ants are Amazing Part 2

    Ants are Amazing Part 2

    Ants are so amazing we had to do a follow up to our episode Ants in My Plants. Tune in to learn why these insects are so important.
    Our sources for this episode include:
    10 Crazy Facts About Ants
    https://futurism.com/10-crazy-facts-about-ants 6 amazing facts about ants
    https://earthsky.org/earth/amazing-facts-ants COOL FACTS ABOUT ANTS!
    https://www.natgeokids.com/za/discover/animals/insects/ant-facts/

    • 27 min

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