7 episodes

A cultural nexus of rivers, people and boats. Stories of rivers around the world: boating, fish, agriculture, climate change, water, life.

The River Radius Podcast Sam Carter

    • Places & Travel
    • 5.0, 18 Ratings

A cultural nexus of rivers, people and boats. Stories of rivers around the world: boating, fish, agriculture, climate change, water, life.

    The Confluence of boating and writing

    The Confluence of boating and writing

    CONFLUENCE is a new book about rivers in the American West, cultural interactions that lay just beyond the banks of these rivers, and the adventures to capture these stories. Zak is a new literary influence in the genre of rivers and tells us about his new book and the forces that influence his writing.

    • 48 min
    Hoops's Echo

    Hoops's Echo

    By living his life the way he wanted, Herm Hoops found himself becoming a river lover, a river boater and a man pursuing his life on his terms. He chased passion instead of career. He stood up for rivers and learned that was conservation. He found his dream job.

    • 37 min
    From The Grand to Corona

    From The Grand to Corona

    13 boaters launched down the Grand Canyon in February 2020 for a 25 day journey. They emerged from the canyon on March 14 to the corona virus pandemic. This is a story about moving from bliss to a TP shortage in the course of one day.

    • 47 min
    8000 Years on the Selway

    8000 Years on the Selway

    The Selway River in Idaho has hosted humans for thousands of years with Salmon and Steelhead fisheries, resources to build shelters, and amazing water. Over the summers of 2018 and 2019 archeological research has been conducted on the Selway to clarify and protect the artifacts in the river valley. Jeff Adams explains as much as he can, the story of humans along the Selway long before the Europeans arrived.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    2020

    2020

    2020 is here and this short episode explains what to expect on the podcast this year, and what was happening behind the scenes last year.

    • 5 min
    138 Days on a River

    138 Days on a River

    Jenny and Mike Fiebig decided to go on one long river journey. 138 days. Wyoming to Mexico. Source to Sea on the Green River. This is their story of being a human on a river trip.

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Jessyebear8 ,

Great podcast

Sam really knows how to direct interviews and ask the right questions to keep the stories active and engaging. I feel very connected to rivers when I listen to this podcast and I could really use that right now. Love it!

acornrootrock ,

Sams the man!

This podcast has a real connection to the boating community. The people, places, and the stories that we hear on the River Radius keeps me connected even in the middle of winter. Thanks Sam for being the friggin man! Keep on keepin on

Afghan PK ,

Keep Making These

Loved the Cataract Canyon episode.

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