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 • 13 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.

    December 29: Park Stories

    December 29: Park Stories

    Eight captivating and inspiring stories from our public lands, parks, and waterways, expertly crafted by guest producers.  

    • 59 min
    December 2, 2022: Dr. Christine Marran

    December 2, 2022: Dr. Christine Marran

    An interview with Dr. Christine Marran, the author of Ecology without Culture.

    • 40 min
    October 25: Park Stories from Yellowstone, the Ho Rain Forest, and Lake Superior

    October 25: Park Stories from Yellowstone, the Ho Rain Forest, and Lake Superior

    Three visitors tell us about their most memorable park adventures, featuring audio production by University of Minnesota students. Yellowstone, Ho Rain Forest (Olympic National Park), and the US/Canada border on Lake Superior.

    • 5 min
    October 13, 2022: Park Stories from Bryce Canyon National Park, Cabrillo National Monument, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, and the coast of Alaska

    October 13, 2022: Park Stories from Bryce Canyon National Park, Cabrillo National Monument, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, and the coast of Alaska

    The start of a new series: "Park Stories." Visitors to Bryce Canyon National Park, Cabrillo National Monument, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, as well as the coast of Alaska recall special moments on public lands and waterways. Photo of Bryce Canyon by Jon Sullivan, reprinted with permission via Creative Commons License. Thanks, Jon, and all artists that make their work available to the public via Creative Commons. Thanks as well to the two uncredited storytellers for this episode: Robert Poch and Debbie Reiter.

    • 7 min
    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.

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

B. Rex ,

informative and interesting

nice variety of topics and issues covered, great interviews

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