Archives for Let’s Talk Animals

Let’s Talk Animals 6/28/18

Producer/Host: Dr. John Hunt
Studio Engineer: John Greenman

Beaver Ecology

Key Discussion Points
Adaptations to water
Lodges, dams, diet, life cycle
Keystone species, ecology

Guest: Christy Stout- naturalist

Let’s Talk Animals 5/24/18

Producer/Host: Dr. John Hunt
Studio Engineer: John Greenman

Josie’s Story

-Author of Josie’s Story discusses book
-Josie, a rescue dog adjusts to new life
-How Josie went from pet to service dog

Guest Vernita Leins

Let’s Talk Animals 4/26/18

Producer/Host: Dr. John Hunt
Studio Engineer: John Greenman

Dog Bite Prevention

Key Discussion Points:
-Types of aggression
-Learning dog body language
-Ways to prevent getting bit

Guest: Diane Cunningham, from Paws Down Training Service

Let’s Talk Animals 2/22/18

Producer/Host: Dr. John Hunt
Studio Engineer: John Greenman

The endangered Rusty Patched Bumble Bee

Guest: Dr Mark McCullough , wildlife biologist at Craigbrook Fish Hatchery

Topics-
Biology of the Rusty Patched Bumblebee
Their importance in our ecosystem and agriculture
Why they are endangered
Finding ways to save this and other pollinator species

Let’s Talk Animals 1/25/18

Producer/Host: Dr. John Hunt
Studio Engineer: John Greenman

Birdsacre: A Diamond in the Rough

Key Discussion Points:
-History
-Rescue, rehab birds
-Trails, museum, Stanwood Homestead

Guest: Grayson Richmond- Director

Let’s Talk Animals 12/28/17

Producer/Host: Dr. John Hunt
Studio Engineer: John Greenman

Rabbit Rescue: Creation of Cotton Tail Cottage Rescue

-Adoption of Rabbits
-Home care tips

Guest: Angel Bell- volunteer

Let’s Talk Animals 11/23/17

Producer/Host: Dr. John Hunt

Wild Turkeys in Maine

Discussion on the establishment of Wild Turkeys in maine as well as their behavior, life cycle, conservation efforts.

Guest- State Wildlife Biologist- Brad Allen

Let’s Talk Animals 10/27/17

Producer/Host: Dr. John Hunt
Engineer: John Greenman

Dog Rehabilitation

Key Discussion Points:
a) Qualifications to to rehab
b) Eqiupment used
c) types of exercises in rehab

Guest: Heather Sprague, Animal Health Tech