32 episodes

My Life, Wildlife is a new podcast where you’ll meet the passionate, talented people who have dedicated their lives to caring for the wildlife and wild places of Alaska.

Tune in to hear how these scientists, conservationists, and adventurers spend their days and how they came to live and work in a place like no other. Through their stories, you’ll visit some of the most amazing places in the world – giant mountains, wild rivers, icy seas, and the stunning beauty of the high arctic – and you’ll meet extraordinary wildlife from birds to bears, fish to frogs to foxes, walruses to whales, and everything in between.

Brought to you by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Region. New episodes every Thursday beginning on Earth Day, April 22, 2021.

My Life, Wildlife Fish and Wildlife Service Alaska

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 6 Ratings

My Life, Wildlife is a new podcast where you’ll meet the passionate, talented people who have dedicated their lives to caring for the wildlife and wild places of Alaska.

Tune in to hear how these scientists, conservationists, and adventurers spend their days and how they came to live and work in a place like no other. Through their stories, you’ll visit some of the most amazing places in the world – giant mountains, wild rivers, icy seas, and the stunning beauty of the high arctic – and you’ll meet extraordinary wildlife from birds to bears, fish to frogs to foxes, walruses to whales, and everything in between.

Brought to you by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Region. New episodes every Thursday beginning on Earth Day, April 22, 2021.

    Timothy Lorenzini

    Timothy Lorenzini

    Tim Lorenzini came to Alaska to teach school in Galena. Follow his career to becoming a supervisory Park Ranger at Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge and hear more about his favorite river (the Yukon) and why Tetlin is nicknamed the Land of Great Migrations.

    • 14 min
    Benjamin Weitzman

    Benjamin Weitzman

    Listen as Wildlife Biologist Benjamin Weitzman tells us about the journey to his position with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and learn a thing or two about Alaska's smallest marine mammal— the sea otter. 

    • 15 min
    Mimi Thomas

    Mimi Thomas

    Mimi Thomas grew up along the Yukon River and has spent her career with Fish and Wildlife Service as a park ranger and law enforcement officer at Kenai and Yukon Flats refuges. 

    • 9 min
    Randall Friendly

    Randall Friendly

    Randall Friendly grew up in the village of Tuntutuliak along the Kuskokwim River. He is a graduate student studying the threatened spectacled eider in Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge.

    • 9 min
    Paul Leonard

    Paul Leonard

    Listen to Paul Leonard share what he loves about living and working in Alaska as the supervisory ecologist at Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. He grew up in the rolling hills of Kentucky, fascinated with the frogs and insects of nearby streams. Paul came to Alaska as a college student and the experience changed his life.

    • 13 min
    Bill Leacock

    Bill Leacock

    Bill Leacock knew even as a young child that he was interested in bears and being outside. Follow his career from southeast Asia to Siberia to Alaska, where he has worked as a bear biologist at Kodiak Refuge and is now the mammal biologist at Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

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Amazing!

Love it! Keep the episodes coming! For anyone who needs an escape and a little bit of peace, this is just the ticket!

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