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The Backyard Naturalists podcasts is geared toward nature lovers of all kinds, from beginners to those with more experience. We have a very diverse lineup of topics planned for you, such as  what you can do in your own yard to enhance the habitat for the creatures who live there, participating in the Great Backyard Bird Count as a citizen scientist, using native plants, which snakes live in our area,  how to attract specific birds, common and uncommon raptors in the greater Charlotte region, spring and fall migration season for birds, plants for butterflies and much more!

Jul 2, 2022

Welcome to The Backyard Naturalists, the show about anything and everything connected with nature.

 

 

 

One of the questions folks have for the team at Backyard Birds is how to keep those pesky squirrels away from their bird feeders. In this week’s episode, Debbie and Laurie off a few affordable solutions and ideas...


Jun 25, 2022

Welcome to The Backyard Naturalists, the show about anything and everything connected with nature.

 

 

 

The team from Jabebo Earrings joins Debbie and Laurie for this week’s episode of The Backyard Naturalists and in the spirit of reduce, reuse and recycle, we invited them on the show to tall you about their special...


Jun 18, 2022

Welcome to The Backyard Naturalists, the show about anything and everything connected with nature.

 

 

Sometimes, folks can get overwhelmed and confused when they begin the hobby of bird feeding. Which feeder should you buy? Is there a certain type of seed you should purchase? How much money should you invest? How do...


Jun 11, 2022

Welcome to The Backyard Naturalists, the show about anything and everything connected with nature.

 

 

A few weeks ago, Dr. Bill Hilton, Jr. joined Debbie and Laurie to talk about his organization, Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History, located in York, SC. Bill was twice named the South Carolina Science...


Jun 4, 2022

Welcome to The Backyard Naturalists, the podcast about anything and everything related to nature.

 

 

 

In this week’s episode, Debbie and Laurie have a conversation with Conservation District Manager, Leslie Vanden Herik around the history, purpose and offerings of the Mecklenburg County Soil and Water Conservation...