Habitat & Conservation  |  04/03/2024

Podcast Ep. 258: Women on the Wing Series Part 2: Prescribed Fire and Habitat Creation

Continuing Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s special Women on the Wing podcast series, host Ashley Chance is joined by co-host Britta Petersen for a conversation with Iowa Senior Farm Bill Biologist Allie Barth. Barth is one of the longest tenured biologists in the organization and brings a wealth of knowledge to the discussion focused on prescribed fire and the ins and outs of the Conservation Reserve Program. The trio also discuss how our organizations’ biologists use their skills and passion to create wildlife habitat, and Barth also shares some of the important things she’s learned from working with landowners.

Episode Highlights:
  • Barth shows off her biologist chops throughout the conversation, while also talking about how lighting a prescribed fire can be thrilling, scary, and extremely beneficial.
  • The crew discuss why Labs should be everyone’s next dog.
  • Upcoming adventures: exploring the outdoors with Labs and kids, more fire, and turkey hunting!

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