34 episodes

Headwaters is a show about how Glacier National Park is connected to everything else.

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    • Science
    • 4.9 • 365 Ratings

Headwaters is a show about how Glacier National Park is connected to everything else.

    A Growly Bear and the Invention of Bear Spray

    A Growly Bear and the Invention of Bear Spray

    Bear spray saves lives, but where does it come from? We follow a Glacier grizzly to learn the story.

    Learn how to use bear spray, in the St. Mary episode of Season One: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/confluence-st-mary/id1542669779?i=1000501502018

    Headwaters is created by Daniel Lombardi, Michael Faist, Gaby Eseverri, and Peri Sasnett

    Glacier Conservancy: https://glacier.org/headwaters
    Frank Waln music: https://www.instagram.com/frankwaln/
    Stella Nall art: https://www.instagram.com/stella.nall

    • 35 min
    Can Ranger Traditions Survive into the Future?

    Can Ranger Traditions Survive into the Future?

    We meet a ranger who lives in one of the wildest corners of Glacier—a place where age-old tools and skills are still practiced daily. But do traditional skills, or this way of life, still have a place in a rapidly-evolving world?

    Headwaters is created by Daniel Lombardi, Michael Faist, Gaby Eseverri, and Peri Sasnett.

    Glacier Conservancy: https://glacier.org/headwaters
    Frank Waln music: https://www.instagram.com/frankwaln/
    Stella Nall art: https://www.instagram.com/stella.nall/

    • 29 min
    Living Seasonally: Advice from a Lifelong Ranger

    Living Seasonally: Advice from a Lifelong Ranger

    We sit down with Chuck Cameron, a lifelong Glacier Ranger, to learn about his incredible and unusual career.

    Headwaters is created by Daniel Lombardi, Michael Faist, Gaby Eseverri, and Peri Sasnett.

    Glacier Conservancy: https://glacier.org/headwaters
    Frank Waln music: https://www.instagram.com/frankwaln/
    Stella Nall art: https://www.instagram.com/stella.nall/

    • 33 min
    Surviving a Near-Death Fall in a National Park

    Surviving a Near-Death Fall in a National Park

    Morgan Bell spent 10 seasons working on Glacier’s trail crews—one of the toughest and most demanding jobs in the park. Until a single day—a single step—changed everything.

    Headwaters is created by Daniel Lombardi, Michael Faist, Gaby Eseverri, and Peri Sasnett.

    Glacier Conservancy: https://glacier.org/headwaters
    Frank Waln music: https://www.instagram.com/frankwaln/
    Stella Nall art: https://www.instagram.com/stella.nall/

    • 31 min
    Art, Science, and Alpine Potatoes

    Art, Science, and Alpine Potatoes

    The cutest animal in Glacier may be at risk of disappearing, but it's hard to study an animal that lives under rocks, high in the mountains. How can we understand the hidden parts of the world around us?

    Headwaters is created by Daniel Lombardi, Michael Faist, Gaby Eseverri, and Peri Sasnett.

    Glacier Conservancy: https://glacier.org/headwaters
    Frank Waln music: https://www.instagram.com/frankwaln/
    Stella Nall art: https://www.instagram.com/stella.nall/

    • 29 min
    Chasing Waterfalls: The Search for Glacier’s Hidden Wildlife

    Chasing Waterfalls: The Search for Glacier’s Hidden Wildlife

    Chasing one of Glacier’s most elusive species, and getting comfortable in the dark. This is the story of Black Swifts in Glacier.

    Headwaters is created by Daniel Lombardi, Michael Faist, Gaby Eseverri, and Peri Sasnett.

    Glacier Conservancy: https://glacier.org/headwaters
    Frank Waln music: https://www.instagram.com/frankwaln/
    Stella Nall art: https://www.instagram.com/stella.nall/

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
365 Ratings

365 Ratings

Whitefish traveler ,

Wealth of information

I absolutely am addicted to this podcast. I started with season 1 just 2 weeks ago. Each episode is very well done and I learn something each time . I have shared it with several other GNP lovers.

hdgjmugc ,

Secrets about the park

I love listening to these podcasts. They have stories about the park that are entertaining and also very informative. In the winter, listening to the podcast helps me feel the majesty of Glacier, and long to visit again in the summer

Bosco Rio ,

Great Storytelling & Podcast

I was looking for a podcast about Glacier National Park, but it’s storytelling is so much better than I ever expected. Even lacking a keen interest in the Park the podcast is a great listen in its own right. Kudos!

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