HumaNature explores where humans and our habitat meet. You'll hear real stories about human experiences in nature. Along the way, we’ll meet people whose encounters help us reflect on our own place in the natural world.
Introducing Montana Public Radio's new podcast, Fireline. When Lily Clarke arrived at the August Complex Fire, it was a fire of sensational size. The blaze eventually burned more than 1 million acres, becoming the largest recorded wildfire in California history. Across the country in 2020, flames charred an area nearly 5 times the size of Yellowstone National Park — the largest swath of land burned since reliable records began. Wildfires across the country are getting bigger, hotter and more devastating. But what's all this fire really mean — for the west, for firefighters and for everyday folks? And what's it really like to fight fire on the ground?
Meeting A King
Shermin de Silva was an elephant researcher looking for a sign. Then she met a king.
These Boots Were Made For Hiking
Wyn Wiley thought they had to pass for straight, even in their beloved outdoors. But then a special pair of boots came into their life.
Beyond The Court
Damen Bell-Holter faced a lot of trauma growing up in his small village in Alaska. He formed a goal to play professional basketball. But reaching for his dreams revealed an even larger purpose.
From One Glowworm To Another
How has your relationship with nature changed during the pandemic? The HumaNature community weighs in.
Bonus Episode: Ten Steps
We're on a holiday break until January 20. In the meantime, here's a dramatic story from the archives. In December 2016, Karen Klein got trapped in a snowstorm near the Grand Canyon. But she pushed through it to save her family.