Grand Traverse Outside

Grand Traverse Outside

By Traverse Area Community Media
Nature news you can use for northwest Michigan.
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Kay Charter: Spiders and Birds
In this episode, Kay Charter of Saving Birds Thru Habitat starts giving us some more general information about birds. This time, it is about a favorite food of some birds: Spiders.
08:38
May 29, 2020
Kay Charter: Migrant Bird Report 5/22
In the last of our migrant birds series, Kay Charter of Saving Birds Thru Habitat talks about flycatchers.
13:24
May 22, 2020
Angie Lucas: Wildflower Report 5/20
Angie Lucas, Senior Land Steward at the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy, talks about Trillium and Dicentra along with how plants and insects communicate in this latest report.
04:48
May 20, 2020
Angie Lucas: Wildflower Report 5/16
Angie Lucas, Senior Land Steward at the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy, talks about Marsh Marigolds in this latest report.
03:13
May 19, 2020
Kay Charter: Migrant Bird Arrivals 5/15
Kay Charter of Saving Birds Thru Habitat talks about several members of the Mimidae family or Mimic Thrushes including the Gray Catbird and the Brown Thrasher.
09:08
May 16, 2020
GTCD: Kids Creek Park
Tom Vitale and Steve Largent of the Grand Traverse Conservation District tell us about the history, restoration and natural history of Kids Creek Park, an urban nature oasis in Garfield Township just south of Traverse City.
09:02
May 13, 2020
Kay Charter: Migrant Bird Arrivals 5/8
Kay Charter of Saving Birds Thru Habitat talks about Hummingbirds, Baltimore Orioles and Rose-Breasted Grosbeaks arriving along with their nesting and feeding habits.
08:58
May 9, 2020
Angie Lucas: Wildflower Report 5/6
Angie Lucas, Senior Land Steward at the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy, brings a discussion about toothworts to her weekly wildflower report.
04:31
May 6, 2020
GTCD: Boardman Valley Nature Reserve
Tom Vitale and Steve Largent of the Grand Traverse Conservation District tell us about the conservation, history and natural history of the Boardman Valley Nature Reserve south of Traverse City.
16:15
May 6, 2020
Kay Charter: Migrant Bird Arrivals 5/1
Kay Charter of Saving Birds Thru Habitat talks about Bluebirds and how to attract and help them as they arrive back in the area.
08:57
May 2, 2020
Angie Lucas: Wildflower Report 4/29
As spring progresses, Angie Lucas, Senior Land Steward at the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy, talks about two wildflowers and their habitats that can be seen this week.
04:30
April 29, 2020
GTCD: Natural Education Reserve Report
Tom Vitale and Steve Largent of the Grand Traverse Conservation District tell us about the geography and natural history of the Grand Traverse Natural Education Reserve south of Traverse City.
11:22
April 28, 2020
Kay Charter: Migrant Bird Arrivals 4/24
Kay Charter of Saving Birds Thru Habitat talks about the birds that arrived at her preserve this week and how support and attract birds in your space.
07:08
April 24, 2020
Angie Lucas: Wildflower Report 4/22
With snow on the ground, Angie Lucas, Senior Land Steward at the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy, talks about some amazing plants and habitats that can be seen this week.
04:18
April 22, 2020
GTCD: Commons Natural Area Report
Tom Vitale and Steve Largent of the Grand Traverse Conservation District tell us about some of the plants and animals they are seeing this spring at the Grand Traverse Commons Natural Area in Traverse City.
06:05
April 21, 2020
Kay Charter: Migrant Bird Arrivals
Kay Charter of Saving Birds Thru Habitat talks about the birds that arrived at her preserve this week and how best to attract birds to your space.
05:24
April 17, 2020
Angie Lucas: Wildflower Report 4/15
Angie Lucas, Senior Land Steward at the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy, talks about the spring wildflowers emerging this week.
04:30
April 15, 2020
Emily Cook: Spring Ephemerals
Emily Cook, outreach specialist for the Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network, takes us on a virtual walk through the woods to look for spring flowers.
06:44
April 6, 2020