Podcast by Julia Plugge
Tick Talk: Protect Yourself
Tick Talk, a lot to be heard about the nasty little bloodsucking arachnid. Kait Chapman and Extension Educator - Urban Entomologists talks to us about the different species of ticks and how to protect ourselves from ticks. While there is no video with this "Tick Talk", there is a lot to hear how we can enjoy the outdoors along side.
Picture Id: American Dog Tick
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Backpacking: Experience the Fun
Have you thought about trying backpacking? What do you take? Where do you go? Why are ladies tossing in bare minimal essentials in a bag, hiking into the backcountry and camping for many days at a time? Guest, Meghan Manary has hiked the hills of Nebraska and through different countries. Here why she backpacks and what essentials she packs along. Host, Rachel, also a backpacker shares her experiences. After this episode, you just may want to strap on a backpack yourself!
Veteran: The Healing Power of Outdoors
Jessica Niccoli, Veteran, suffered from PTSD and MST, but found the outdoors to be therapeutic. She hunts, fishes and participates in many other outdoor skills for the love and resilience. Jessica is now given back as a leader in a many organizations that support Veterans. Hear her story!
Show notes on the website list resources and organization dedicated to helping Veterans. https://www.sgooutdoors.com
Nature's Much Needed, But so Less Than Glamorous Superhero
The American Burying Beetle (ABB), a natural ecosystem superhero. After sniffing out a freshly dead animal from up to two miles away, the beetle joins a mate in burying the carcass. While this may not sound glamorous, this beetle is recycling nutrients back to the earth. Unfortunately, ABB is endangered. Learn the characteristics and the research involved around the vibrant superhero!
Designed to Fit Our Bodies
Ditale Outdoors, apparel designed for women to get outdoors and hunt! Here how the business started and where it is going. List to the program for a coupon code!
Small Game Diversity Toolkit
What type of imagery draws your attention to try something new? Do you find yourself more integrated to read a marketing message if the person in the ad/social media post looks like you? Tanyia Bethke with the Council to Advanced Hunting and The Shooting Sports tells us about a multi-state project to develop a small game diversity and inclusion toolkit to reach women and people of color in small game outreach efforts.
Great to hear women's voices on the topic of hunting, conservation and the outdoors!