Naturally Florida Podcast Info
Naturally Florida is a podcast about Florida's natural areas and the wild things that live here.
This podcast is brought to you by UF/IFAS Extension's Natural Resources programs in Polk and Pinellas Counties.
- Introduce Floridians, and those visiting Florida, to the wild spaces around them and the wild things that live here
- Encourage co-existence with Florida's native plants, animals, and ecosystems
- Inspire listeners to seek out additional information and engage in citizen science projects to document Florida's biodiversity
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We are working diligently to bring you transcripts, soon! But, for now, the following episodes have been transcribed.
Season 2 - 2022
- End of the Year Q&A (NEW)
- Highlighting a Keystone Species: The Gopher Tortoise (NEW)
- It's Spooky Season, Let's Chat About Bats(NEW)
- All About Lightning (NEW)
- All About Owls (NEW)
- Rat Poisons and Wildlife: What’s the Big Deal (NEW)
- Microplastic Pollution ... What Is It? (NEW)
- Toads as Big as Your Head! Cane Toads in Florida
- Coyotes are here to stay!
- Special Interview with Dr. Scott Angle, UF Sr. Vice President of Agriculture and Natural Resources
- Words Matter: When and How to Use the Words Invasive Species
- Is It Getting Hotter in Our Cities? It's the Urban Heat Island Effect!
Season 1 - 2021
- American White Pelicans, Florida's Other Snowbird
- Florida on Fire: Prescribed Fire in the Sunshine State
- Birds and Their Houses: Cavity Nesters in Florida
- (Part 2) Florida's Most Recognizable Reptile: the American Alligator
- (Part 1) Florida's Most Recognizable Reptile: the American Alligator
- Trees and People: An intro to urban forestry
- Cuban Treefrogs, they're more than just a nuisance!
- Wait, we have fireflies in Florida?
- Where does rain go after it falls?
- Lara's Favorite Species: The Green Anole
Currently Broadcasting on ...
Naturally Florida is hosted on Anchor.fm and distributed automatically among an RSS feed and the following common podcast apps.
- Apple Podcasts
- Google Podcasts
- Amazon Music
- Pocket Casts
Don't see your favorite podcast platform? You may be able to add our podcast manually, using our RSS Feed: https://anchor.fm/s/1b49f190/podcast/rss
As seen in ...
Naturally Florida is featured in the following news media,
- North Pinellas News (February 2023)
- Tampa Bay Times (July 2021)
- The Gabber (July 2021)
- Podcast Business Journal (July 2021)
Lara and Shannon were guests on the following podcasts,
- Cast and Blast Florida, Episode: "Conversations #3.13: Naturally Florida, with Shannon Carnevale & Lara Milligan"
- The Florida Spectacular, Episode 33: Naturally Florida podcast
- Two Bees in a Podcast, Episode 82: Pristine Impairing Olfactory Associative Learning in Honey Bees and Naturally Florida Podcast & How to Collect Wax
If you have a topic suggestion you would like to share, consider submitting it here: Topic Submission Form
If you have ideas for ways we can make this podcast better, consider sharing with us, here: Comment Submission Form
iNaturalist Project: Naturally Florida's Listener Observations
If you're active on iNaturalist, consider joining our iNaturalist project, Naturally Florida's Listener Observations, here: https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/naturally-florida-s-listener-observations
See observations by other listeners, below.
UF/IFAS Extension Polk County
UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County
Naturally Florida Podcast Media Kit (pdf)