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Welcome to the Wildlife Observer Network! A wildlife focused media platform consisting of podcasts, videos, and articles. WON is an outgrowth of the friends, stories, and ideas that brought you the Urban Wildlife Podcast and has expanded to other shows such as: On the Wing Travel Cast, Brothers in Birding, On Word for Wildlife, Herping Aint Easy, and others! We hope you find it easy to listen, enjoy, and share. Officially launched in January 2020 based in Philadelphia PA USA,

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Welcome to the Wildlife Observer Network! A wildlife focused media platform consisting of podcasts, videos, and articles. WON is an outgrowth of the friends, stories, and ideas that brought you the Urban Wildlife Podcast and has expanded to other shows such as: On the Wing Travel Cast, Brothers in Birding, On Word for Wildlife, Herping Aint Easy, and others! We hope you find it easy to listen, enjoy, and share. Officially launched in January 2020 based in Philadelphia PA USA,

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Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/wildlife-observer-network/support

    UWP: City Nature Challenge and Urban Biodiversity in Southern Ecuador

    UWP: City Nature Challenge and Urban Biodiversity in Southern Ecuador

    (English/Español) The City Nature Challenge starts on Friday, April 29, and in this episode Billy talks with Angel Mario Hualpa Erazo of Ecuador's Green Jewel, based in Loja in southern Ecuador. We get to know Loja, hear about Green Jewel's conservation and environmental education programs, and talk about the City Nature Challenge. This episode is in English and in Spanish. We start with a shorter English summary and continue with the full discussion in Spanish.

    El City Nature Challenge empieza el Viernes, 29 de Abril, y en este episodio Billy habla con Angel Mario Hualpa Erazo de Green Jewel, basado en Loja, en el sur de Ecuador. Conocemos Loja, aprendemos de los programas de conservación y educación ambiental de Green Jewel, y hablamos del City Nature Challenge. Este episodio es en inglés y español. Empezamos con el resumen en Inglés y seguimos con la conversación entera (a los 11 minutos y 50 segundos) en español.




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    On Word for Wildlife | Earth Day to May Day 2022 | Erica Prather

    On Word for Wildlife | Earth Day to May Day 2022 | Erica Prather

    Only watch this episode if you believe good work needs a good workplace. Solidarity for environmental workers and workers everywhere! 



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    Credits: Executive Producer: Tony Croasdale; Audio Production: Tykee James; WON Artwork: Robin Irizarry; WON Stinger by Alexander Jenson (music by His Hero is Gone)

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    • 48 min
    Urban Wildlife Podcast: Save the Rats

    Urban Wildlife Podcast: Save the Rats

    Urbanites are starting to learn to live with predators like coyotes, bobcats, and hawks, but what about their rodent prey, like rats? We talk with political scientist and human/wildlife researcher Christian Hunold about his paper looking at rodenticide bans and what they say about how we regard rats and the animals that eat them.


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    • 37 min
    On Word for Wildlife | Critical Bird Theory | Sam DeJarnett

    On Word for Wildlife | Critical Bird Theory | Sam DeJarnett

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    • 28 min
    Urban Wildlife Podcast: A New Urban Hunter

    Urban Wildlife Podcast: A New Urban Hunter

    Troy Bynum (@tb_wildlife_photography on Instagram) is Philly naturalist, wildlife photographer, and a new urban hunter. He talks with Billy about the experience of hunting for the first time, and they discuss issues of race and hunting.


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    Urban Wildlife Podcast |A New Hope: Advocating for Wildlife, Cats, and People in Tulsa

    Urban Wildlife Podcast |A New Hope: Advocating for Wildlife, Cats, and People in Tulsa

    Local wildlife lovers and cat lovers can all feel outgunned and overwhelmed when the national, multi-million-dollar organizations that push TNR come to town. Tulsans for Public Safety shows how one community has organized on a grassroots level to promote sound policy for unowned cats.

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12 Ratings

12 Ratings

an1mallov3r ,

Great and Educational

Interested in ecology and politics? This podcast is for you! It also makes a conscious decision to showcase underrepresented voices

#1catfan ,

great opportunity to learn!

Lovely educational commentary on environmentalism in cities. Especially love the birding commentary.

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