EPISODES 71-80



 
Episode 71 -
Hosts Fran Chismar and Tom Knezick are back with a brand new episode of The Buzz. There's a new round of "That's Hot" and "This or That" this episode.  Sol gets excited about our new contest and Dr. Evil spreads the horror of Jumping Worms.  Tom's latest segment, Grow Read A Book, leads us into the topic of making the native plant circle larger.  They guys bite the bullet and unlock their Instagram accounts. Music by RJ Comer.
 
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Episode 72 - Hosts Fran Chismar and Tom Knezick talk with Shannon Trimboli (Founder and Host) of Backyard Ecology about being acceptive and nurturing towards those entering the native plant spectrum.  They discuss approaching ecology from a place of wonder and education, the beginnings of Backyard Ecology, and the paths we all take to ecological enlightenment.  Stop and smell the Sassafras.  Music by Egocentric Plastic Men.
 
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Episode 73 - Hosts Fran Chismar and Tom Knezick are back with a brand new episode of The Buzz and they have brand new equipment. There's a new round of "That's Hot" and "This or That" this episode - but not in that order.  Tom's latest segment, Grow Read A Book, has you consider the way you view native plants and a listener's post in The Native Plants, Healthy Planet Facebook group goes viral.  You get a listener shoutout, you get a listener shoutout, everyone gets a listener shoutout as Tom and Fran are truly inspired.  Music by RJ Comer. 
 


 


Episode 74 - Welcome to Rooted Discussions, our roundtable conversations featuring top minds in the field of the topic at hand. On this episode, hosts Fran Chismar and Tom Knezick are joined by Carolyn Klaube (Stewardship Director) from Sourland Conservancy, Debbie Dekleva (Monarch Maverick) of Monarch Flyway, Amy Greene (Professional Wetland Scientist and Certified Senior Ecologist) former President of Amy Greene Environmental, and Dr. Randi Eckel (Owner) of Toadshade Wildflower Farm to discuss women in the field of Ecology. Conversations include choosing the road of Ecology as a profession, challenges for women in a male dominated industry, how the industry has changed over the decades and advice for anyone looking to choose this profession.  As an added bonus, the video will be available on the Pinelands Nursery YouTube channel. Music by RJ Comer. 

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Episode 75 - Hosts Fran Chismar and Tom Knezick are back with a brand new episode of The Buzz. There's a new round of "That's Hot" and "This or That" this episode. The guys take a moment to reflect on their latest Rooted Discussion before they introduce a new segment. Noele shares a competitive game that that has Tom and Fran turning up their noses. There can be only one! Music by RJ Comer. 





Episode 76 - Hosts Fran Chismar and Tom Knezick talk with Gregg Tepper (Horticulturist and Author) of West Laurel Hill Cemetery and Laurel Hill Cemetery about the important practice of sustainability.  They discuss the Nature's Sanctuary, changing views on traditional perception, practices of reuse and recycling, managing for deer and invasives in a sustainable environment, and the importance of stewardship.  Music by Egocentric Plastic Men.

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Follow West Laurel Hill Cemetery - Website / Facebook YouTube / Nature's Sanctuary 
Follow Gregg Tepper - Website LinkedIn / Buy a book