Ever just wondered about Nature? Join Renee and Christy of Red Oak Nature Center for ‘When Nature Calls’. A light-hearted, informational conversation all about Nature topics that range from the true to the silly to the bizarre. Each episode has a different topic or theme and is full of family friendly content. Have a topic or question you would like them to discuss? Send it to redoak@fvpd.net for them to respond to your call!

Episode 1: Covid calling and other viruses

An episode that launches our podcast in a time of Covid-19. Learn about viruses and have a good conversation with naturalists, Renee and Christy from Red Oak Nature Center. See the full show notes and resources below!

Episode 2: Spring calling

Enjoy some fun facts about spring plants and more with Renee and Christy of Red Oak Nature Center. See the full show notes and resources below!

Episode 3: The Bizarre Calling

In this episode, Renee and Christy focus on some bizarre happenings in Kane County. See the full show notes and resources below!

Episode 3 (mini-sode): Shark Challenge

A quick mini-sode where Renee ties in sharks to Episode 3’s podcast with Christy. See the full show notes and resources below!

Episode 4: Nocturnal insects and fireflies calling

It’s early June so time to have a call about some nocturnal insects including the popular firefly! These flies aren’t flies at all but a type of beetle! Click here to answer our poll on what you know them as: lightning bugs or fireflies? Of course there is a shark tie-in challenge for Renee and Christy offers details on an exceptional occurrence in the Smoky Mountains! Enjoy some nature calling today! See the full show notes and resources below!