58 episodes

How far can a jumping spider jump? DOES a woodchuck chuck wood? What does a Park Ranger do all day? All these questions and any you may have will be answered through this podcast series! So come, join us, listen and write Ranger Crystal and Ranger Jess all your questions about North Carolina State Parks!

Ask a Ranger Podcast Jessica Phillips

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 23 Ratings

How far can a jumping spider jump? DOES a woodchuck chuck wood? What does a Park Ranger do all day? All these questions and any you may have will be answered through this podcast series! So come, join us, listen and write Ranger Crystal and Ranger Jess all your questions about North Carolina State Parks!

    Carolina Beach with Super-Star-Intendent Chris Helms

    Carolina Beach with Super-Star-Intendent Chris Helms

    This month we chatted with Carolina Beach State Parks Superintendent Chris Helms. We discuss how unique the park is from the Venus fly traps to the movies that have filmed in the park! Add it to your 2021 travel list. 

    • 33 min
    Bottle Nose Dolphin Conservation with Jess Taylor

    Bottle Nose Dolphin Conservation with Jess Taylor

    This month we chat with Jess Taylor who is the Director of the Outer Banks Center for Dolphin Research! They have internship opportunities that will be posted on their website starting in January! Please enjoy this episode learning about Bottle Nose...

    • 30 min
    One more thing about Reedy Creek History

    One more thing about Reedy Creek History

    We received a wonderful letter from one of the children of the Dr. Walton, someone James Johnson spoke of.  Mary provides us another slice of the history into what is now William B. Umstead State Park. 

    • 6 min
    Reedy Creek State Park; a Personal History of Segregation

    Reedy Creek State Park; a Personal History of Segregation

    James Johnson grew up in William B. Umstead State Park in Raleigh North Carolina during Jim Crow laws and Segregation.  At that there were two separate parks; Crabtree Creek State Park, and Reedy Creek State Park.  His father, James Johnson, was one of...

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Hunting and Conservation with Ranger Cindy

    Hunting and Conservation with Ranger Cindy

    We sit down with Ranger Cindy to chat about being a ranger out West and how hunting can be a useful tool in conservation. 

    • 36 min
    The Bewildering Bee with Laura Shields

    The Bewildering Bee with Laura Shields

    How important are Bees? Should we be scared of Bees? What can you do to be a Bee friend? 

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

KennyTee2017 ,

Great show

I can truly appreciate this podcast. Working in the parks myself, it does a great job of covering a wide variety of topics and levels

Brianna8954 ,

Amazing!!!!

I think this podcast is wonderful:) I love state parks and this podcast is really nice to listen to while hiking

Bottleworks ,

Great

I enjoy the show. Please keep doing it! Your show has added more places on my list that I’m planning to visit and explore.

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