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 22: Environmental Journalist Heather Hansman
Environmental Journalist Heather Hansman discusses the reclamation of mines and other lands for the creation of parks and trails as well as the work and life of an environmental journalist.
August 31: Trapping Wildlife, Hunting Wolves on Montana's Public Lands
An interview with Stephen Capra, Executive Director of Footloose Montana. Capra discusses conservation issues surrounding the trapping of wildlife in Montana as well as the increasing numbers of wolves hunted each year in the state. Photo taken by Gary Kramer and used under Creative Commons license.
August 9: Keeping Public Lands in Public Hands, the Public Lands Foundation
Courtney Lyons-Garcia, Executive Director of the Public Lands Foundation, discusses the work of the PLF and their ongoing efforts to steward and advocate for Bureau of land Management lands, waterways, and communities. Credit and thanks to Justin Meissen for the use of photo, copyright: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/
July 30: Cinema Verde Film Festival
A discussion with Trish Riley, Founding Director of the Cinema Verde Film and Arts Festival in Gainesville, Florida. Trish explains the important and growing roles of film, festivals, and the arts in environmental stewardship.
July 23, 2001: Death Valley Nation Park and Climate Extremes
Today we talk with Abby Wines, Spokesperson for Death Valley National Park, about the recent heat waves and what can be learned from Death Valley when facing a future of increasingly extreme weather.
July 6: The Pacific Northwest "Heat Dome" Impacts Oregon State Parks
An interview with Chris Havel, Associate Director of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. After Portland hit 116 degrees on Monday, June 28, and a “heat dome” hovered over the Pacific Northwest, what did this weather event portend for Oregon's state parks and what does it portend for the future?