Creature Comforts | Pearl River Clean Sweep 2021
On this episode of Creature Comforts, we welcome back Claire Graves from Pearl Riverkeeper.They are a non-profit organization dedicated to keeping the Pearl River watershed clean and healthy through advocacy and education.And on occasion they get into the water do the dirty work.Their annual Clean Sweep event is their largest group clean-up and has removed over 130,000 pounds of trash from the Pearl River watershed. Clair talks about this year's event and other work the Pearl Riverkeeper group is doing. Also, Dr. Majure answers your pet questions, throughout the show.
Creature Comforts | Migratory Birds w/ Joe McGee
Our friend, biologist Joe McGee is back to talk about migratory birds and which species can be seen here in Mississippi.
Creature Comforts | Pet Day - September 2021
Pet day rolls around at the top of every month on Creature Comforts and no two shows come out the same. Following the aftermath of Hurricane Ida Dr. Majure talks about safety tips for your pets during severe weather and answers another round of pet questions.
Creature Comforts | Early Migration
Biologist Joe Magee is back in the studio to talk about the birds that can be seen around Mississippi this time of year. This is a very exciting time for bird watchers and enthusiasts, from shorebirds to waders and the elusive swallow-tailed kite, there is much to see and hear. Also, Dr. Majure helps with your pet questions and Kevin brings new findings of his favorite bird.
Creature Comforts | Urban Wildlife
Urban Wildlife is a phrase that might spark images of squirrels and backyard birds, but what about raccoons and possums that are often hidden until the nighttime.Or what about that deer that may be seen around your home or workplace. And do not forget about the coyotes downtown and the cougars in the suburbs!Today we speak about Urban Wildlife with Dr. Adam Rohnke, from the Mississippi State University Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center. Also, Dr. Majure is here for your pet questions and talks about how your pets might feel when they encounter urban wildlife.
Creature Comforts | Frogs on the Porch
Our good friend Joe Magee joins the show to talk about some of his latest animal sightings and encounters. Also, Dr. Majure talks about the situation surrounding pandemic pets.
Creature Comforts | Pet Day - July 2021
Pet days are always fun and this edition is extra festive ahead of the 4th of July holiday. Dr. Mjaure shares plenty of advice to help our furry friends during these summer months Also, we got plenty of calls from Starkville after the historic night on the baseball diamond.
Creature Comforts | Alligator Alley
The American alligator is the largest reptile in North America. In Mississippi, they are most prevalent in the southern two-thirds of the state but can be found in many parts of Mississippi. Today we talk with the Alligator Program Coordinator for the MDWFP, Ricky Flynt about what to do if you spot an alligator and how to participate in the upcoming alligator hunting season.
Creature Comforts | Rod and Reel
Jerry Brown, Assistant Director of Fisheries at the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks, is back on Creature Comforts to talk about one of the state's favorite outdoor activities. Between pet questions for Dr. Majure and Libby Hartfield talking about her latest bird sighting, Jerry gives information about new lake openings and how to stay legal while on the water. Bass, bream, crappie, and catfish can be found in most Mississippi waterways and Jerry gave great advice for catching your next prize fish.