Posts With Keyword ‘Marla Mertz’

Mild Winter Impacts Area Wildlife

Posted: Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The mild winter and last month’s record warm temperatures had a varied impact on native wildlife.

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Mild Winter, Warm March Has Different Impact on Wildlife

Posted: Sunday, April 8th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The mild winter and last month’s record high temperatures has had a varied impact on native wildlife.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – Marion County Naturalist Marla Mertz

Posted: Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Marion County Naturalist Marla Mertz about the activity already occurring around county parks.

Hummingbirds Start to Arrive in Marion County

Posted: Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Marion County Naturalist Marla Mertz says that the record warmth we experienced in March has caused lots of early activity in nature.

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Gladys Black Website Continues Education

Posted: Saturday, February 25th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Gladys Black Eagle Cam website has some excitement building.

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Great Backyard Bird Count Starts Today

Posted: Friday, February 17th, 2012 at 6:26 am

People across the nation will be participating in an event this weekend that will help scientists learn more about birds.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – The Great Backyard Bird Count

Posted: Monday, February 13th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Marion County Naturalist Marla Mertz about the Great Backyard Bird Count that is upcoming this weekend.

Gladys Black Eagle Cam Continues Education

Posted: Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The educational component of the Gladys Black Eagle Cam is continuing, despite some setbacks at Lake Red Rock.

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Knoxville Students Get First Hand Experience With Nature

Posted: Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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Some Knoxville Middle School students got a chance to get some first-hand experience with nature on Tuesday.

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Keep Your Hummingbird Feeders Out

Posted: Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 6:24 am

As we get closer to October, hummingbirds are still migrating south for the winter.

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IN DEPTH: The Fall Migration at Lake Red Rock

Posted: Friday, September 16th, 2011 at 2:00 pm

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There’s a chill in the air, and the annual fall bird migration has begun. Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Marla Mertz, Marion County Naturalist, at Lake Red Rock.

IN DEPTH: Why Wetlands Matter

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2011 at 2:00 pm

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What are ephemeral wetlands? Why are they important? It’s time for a walk in the woods.

Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Marla Mertz, Marion County Naturalist, and Austin DeJong, both with the Marion County Conservation Office.

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Kids Fish Day Coming Up

Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Marion County Conservation Board is holding its 16th annual kids fish day at the Marion County Park on Sunday, June 5, from 1-4 PM.

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Tips For Feeding Hummingbirds

Posted: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 at 6:25 am

With so much talk about tulips lately, it can be easy to forget the other wildlife that are returning after a long winter.

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Trumpeter Swans To Be Released Today

Posted: Monday, April 25th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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Two trumpeter swans will be released to their new home today.

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Trumpeter Swans To Arrive Monday

Posted: Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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As previously reported on KNIA/KRLS, a Pella family has offered their land as a home to two trumpeter swans.

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Turkey Season Approaching

Posted: Sunday, March 20th, 2011 at 6:23 am

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The first of the spring turkey hunting seasons is coming up.

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Bald Eagle Days Coming Up

Posted: Saturday, February 19th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Bald Eagle Days will be here soon.

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Bald Eagles Stop in Marion County This Winter

Posted: Wednesday, December 15th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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There has been an increase in Bald Eagles in Marion County recently, and according to Marion County Naturalist Marla Mertz, more are on the way.

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Fall Colors Will Appear In The Next Two Weeks

Posted: Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Summer is over and the leaves are about to start changing in Marion County as the fall colors should start to show in the next two weeks.

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