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Come along with natural world photographer Roger W. Downes as he explores and shares the stories of new places, people, causes, wildlife, and cultures.

Explore With RWD Roger W. Downes

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Come along with natural world photographer Roger W. Downes as he explores and shares the stories of new places, people, causes, wildlife, and cultures.

    Careers With The Department of Natural Resources

    Careers With The Department of Natural Resources

    Discover what a career as a wildlife investigator is like as Roger chats with Ohio Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Investigator Jason Hadsell about what a routine day is like.

    Meanwhile, explore Roger's photography at www.wncphotoart.com.

    • 34 min
    Explore The Flowering Bridge of Lake Lure, North Carolina

    Explore The Flowering Bridge of Lake Lure, North Carolina

    Come explore the Flowering Bridge of Lake Lure in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. A beautiful botanical garden offering a variety of activities for the entire family.

    Visit Online: www.LakeLureFloweringBridge.org

    Directions To Garden: https://goo.gl/maps/jYThrjAz97aSqCY9A

    View Roger's Photography: www.wncphotoart.com

    • 29 min
    Discover The Largest Owl In The World The Eurasian Eagle Owl

    Discover The Largest Owl In The World The Eurasian Eagle Owl

    Join natural world photographer Roger W. Downes as he chats with Palm Beach Zoo Animal Care Supervisor Callie Carpenter about the largest owl in the world, The Eurasian Eagle Owl.

    Learn more about the Palm Beach Zoo: www.palmbeachzoo.org

    Shop Natural World Prints: www.wncphotoart.com

    • 31 min
    Explore The World of The Sea Otter

    Explore The World of The Sea Otter

    One of the most adorable animals in the natural world is the Sea Otter. However, their role in the Pacific Ocean's ecosystem is much more important than what you may know. Join us as we learn about these adorable floating bundles of cuteness with the President and CEO of the Sea Otter Foundation and Trust, Diane Tomecek.

    Show Links:

    Sea Otter Foundation & Trust
    https://seaotterfoundationtrust.org/

    Sea Otter Walking On Land Video
    https://youtu.be/jyN_6rmJ6pY?t=24

    Combatting Urchin Barrens Blog
    https://caseagrant.ucsd.edu/blogs/combating-urchin-barrens-with-aquaculture

    Otter Cams
    https://www.elkhornslough.org/ottercam/

    Roger W Downes Photography
    Webite: http://www.rogerwdownesphotography.com
    Instagram: @rogerwdownesphotography
    Facebook: @rogerwdownesphotography

    • 26 min
    Discover The Rare White Squirrels of The Blue Ridge Mountains

    Discover The Rare White Squirrels of The Blue Ridge Mountains

    Come discover the rare white squirrels of Brevard, North Carolina. Director of the White Squirrel Institute Katy Rosenbrg shares some fascinating facts about this rare breed, including a somewhat disturbing fact surrounding their diet.

    PODCAST LINKS:

    White Squirrel Institute
    https://whitesquirrelinstitute.org/

    Visit Brevard, North Carolina
    https://explorebrevard.com/

    Roger W. Downes Photography
    http://www.rogerwdownesphotography.com
    IG: @rogerwdownesphotography
    FB: @rogerwdownesphotography

    • 28 min
    A Deep Dive Into The Grand Canyon

    A Deep Dive Into The Grand Canyon

    Come truly explore the Grand Canyon's secret fauna, flora, cultures, and history with the Grand Canyon Conservancy's Director of Marketing and Communications Mindy Riesenberg. Mindy will chat about the secret places to hike, the wildly colored wildlife only found in the canyon, the steps being taken by the National Park and Conservancy to help the eleven Native American Tribes surrounding the Canyon, and much more.

    Grand Canyon Conservancy
    www.grandcanyon.org
    800-858-2808

    Stevenson Travel Adventures
    www.stevensontraveladventures.com

    Roger W. Downes Photography
    www.rogerwdownesphotography.com
    IG: @rogerwdownesphotography
    FB: @rogerwdownesphotography

    • 31 min

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