The Backcountry Beat is a podcast about nature, adventure, and stewardship by Backcountry Press in Humboldt County California. In each episode we explore our connections to nature and ways to make the world a better place.
Trivia Challenge: Wildflowers of the Klamath Mountains
We’ve put together a little trivia game for you on WILDFLOWERS of the KLAMATH MOUNTAINS—you know, that wildly biodiverse and complex corner of northwest CA and southwest OR that has captured our hearts and minds. We thought this game would be fun to play along with as you and your pals drive to the trailhead for an epic mountain adventure, or perhaps as you do the dinner dishes…whatever you’re up to!
See photos of each species mentioned here --
Learn more from our book "Wildflowers of California's Klamath Mountains" --
Fungi are incredibly diverse, anytime I learn something new about them my mind explodes again. Maria Morrow Botany professor Maria Morrow is fascinated by fungi and loves helping others see and understand the details of their mysterious ways. She is a decomposition detective with a knack for finding clues to piece together the mushroom mystery […]
Bear-ly Surviving with Ken DeCamp
What would you do if you were out for a solo hike in the backcountry, stopped to fill your water bottle in a creek, and turned around to find yourself nose-to-nose with a bear? This is the story of such an encounter in the Trinity Alps Wilderness from one of our Backcountry Press authors and photographers, Ken DeCamp.