98 episodes

A weekly podcast about public lands and waterways, mainly in the United States and North America, covering current developments and featuring the insights of rangers, scientists, and others working at our public land sites.

Public Lands Podcast Mark Pedelty

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 12 Ratings

A weekly podcast about public lands and waterways, mainly in the United States and North America, covering current developments and featuring the insights of rangers, scientists, and others working at our public land sites.

    September 20: Friends of the Falls

    September 20: Friends of the Falls

    The Friends of the Falls tell us about the history, present, and possible futures of an iconic waterscape in Minneapolis on the Mississippi River, including an act of truth telling and restitution.

    • 41 min
    August 17: Water, Floods, and Rain

    August 17: Water, Floods, and Rain

    A look back at the recent floods in Death Valley National Park and Kentucky opening its state parks to flood refugees, plus recent research regarding "forever chemicals" in rainwater, as well as a look forward to new programming that starts in September.

    • 19 min
    August 1, 2022: National Monuments, a History and Present of Controversy and Conservation

    August 1, 2022: National Monuments, a History and Present of Controversy and Conservation

    A look at National Monuments at the local, state, and national level; why their existence is so tenuous and necessary.

    • 20 min
    July 25: hopeful and fun stories from our public lands

    July 25: hopeful and fun stories from our public lands

    As we continue to bridge our interview format from the past several years to more interviews, stories, and policy discussions later this fall, today is about some hopeful and fun stories from and about our public parks, including Ecosia's global search engine, California's attempts to expand and diversify public access to public lands, and a wonderful "What if" event in Kirtland, Ohio.

    • 18 min
    July 22, 2022: Threats to Public Lands

    July 22, 2022: Threats to Public Lands

    Three stories--one local (SC, GA), one at the state level (ID), and one national (USA)--illustrate ongoing threats to our public lands.  

    • 34 min
    June 17: Accokeek Foundation's Work to Support Piscataway National Park

    June 17: Accokeek Foundation's Work to Support Piscataway National Park

    An interview with Anjela Barnes, Vice President of the Accokeek Foundation, concerning her organization's efforts to enhance conservation and support cultural heritage work at Piscataway National Park.

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

B. Rex ,

informative and interesting

nice variety of topics and issues covered, great interviews