On today’s Folk U Friday Manda Aufochs Gillespie Interviewed Autumn Barrett-Morgan a citizen scientist with Friends of Cortes Island (Foci), about how we can support species at risk on Cortes Island.
Some of the species at risk that Autumn featured:
- Great Blue Heron. Learn more here .
- Pacific Coastal Cutthroat Trout. Learn more here.
- Silver Spotted Skipper. Learn more here.
- Townsend’s Big-eared Bat. Learn more here.
- Western Toad. Learn more here.
- Barn swallow. Learn more here
Northern Pygmy Owl. Learn more here.
Sam Mayer did the gardening section and talked about lasagna gardening as a way of making soil while growing.
This program was originally broadcast on Friday May 14, 2020 and rebroadcast on Friday, May May 11, 2022.
Top photo credit: Northern Pygmy Owl – Glaucudium gnoma swarthi – Nick Saunders, 2017