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Mobility is an essential component to the vibrant, equitable, and sustainable cities of our future. To build this future, we need to do more than invest in technology. We need to invest in the people who will make the hard decisions around transportation, land use, housing, economic development, and other aspects of urban life. Josh Cohen, National Policy Director at TransLoc, wants to start that conversation by building relationships with and sharing ideas from today’s leaders who are imagi ...
 
Birds are rapidly disappearing from all around us. Habitat reduction, climate change, pesticides, invasive pests and many more factors are causing the reduction in the numbers of all species, and more species face the increased threat of extinction. The species and the people fighting to understand the reasons for the reductions in bird populations will be highlighted, along with research and practical efforts to arrest the decline. Meet the people at the coalface and learn about their proje ...
 
Ever have a skunk spray under your home? Or wake up to find bats in your attic have flown into the bedroom? Wildlife and people are intimately linked in a constant give and take. Sometimes these animals find their way into our homes and create all kinds of conflict while just trying to carve out a niche for themselves. On the Maine Wildlife Management Podcast we're discussing nuisance wildlife removal and home damage repair solutions that are practical for you whether a DIY or hiring a Wildl ...
 
Over the 10-weeks leading up to The Reintroduction & Rewilding Summit on the 10th April, created by Birds of Poole Harbour and the Self-Isolating Bird Club, Charlie Moores will be interviewing a series of wildlife restoration leaders, discussing the details, aims and inspiration behind each scheme. With many of these topics or ideas sometimes being considered controversial, these open discussions aim to lay all cards on the table, allowing listeners to hear about the processes, practicalitie ...
 
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Do you remember the first fish you caught? I do, it was a panfish. Likely either a bluegill or a red eared sunfish. Most people probably have a similar memory due to these fish's availability and how easy they can be to catch. However, what if you want to specifically target keeper sized panfish? Renown [...]…
 
Formerly known as the Monkey-eating Eagle, the Philippine Eagle is large, imperious eagle of the remote forests of The Philippines. Sadly, it is clinging to a meaningful existence only through the assistance of a dedicated team throught the Philippine Eagle Foundation, based in Davao, on the island of Mindinao. I was fortunate to have a conversatio…
 
We are talking photography, bird photography again, and how Christy Bharath snaps the birds in an urban fringe in India with a consumer level camera. He takes great smnaps, and we learn about the birds seen in an urban setting in one corner of India. Discover Christy on Twitter @contentbirder Check out Ewen on Twitter @ewester and the hashtag #blir…
 
The Gouldian Finch is one of the most desired cage birds in the world. Inhabiting northern Australia, in the tropical savannah habitat, it has been under intense pressure for many decades, first as trapping to supply the cagebird market, and then as habitat has been cleared for agriculture, and now the changed fire regimes pose a severe threat to t…
 
The pride of Lubbock, Texas and one of the best acts going in Country music - Flatland Cavalry joins the show this week. Well, half the band anyway. Lead singer and songwriter Cleto Cordero, drummer Jason Albers and guitarist Reid Dillion jump on to discuss their appreciation for the outdoors and the new record "Welcome [...]…
 
Here is the terrific panel discussion live streamed earlier this week, discussing all the issues around the loss of hollows for wildlife, and the various methods to provide artificial hollows for birds and other wildlife. You can hear Dr Holly Parsons, Manager of the Urban Birds program at Birdlife Australia (@BirdsInBackyards), Mick Callan from Ha…
 
As we see more and more habitat being lost, replaced by new housing developments, new and wider roads, expansions to agriculture and industry, one critical part of the habitat tapestry is being lost, and takes many, many decades to be replaced by revegetation efforts. Those crtical things are hollows. MIck Callan has been researching what could be …
 
Alaskan big game hunter, Outdoor Life Writer, Conservationist and fellow podcast host Tyler Freel joins the show this week. We discuss the proposed closure of 60 million acres of federal land to non local hunters. Also, is there a previous track record of how human traffic/oil field activity affects caribou activity? Perhaps most importantly, how […
 
Here is a bonus for you! This is the Live Stream event/panel/seminar (whatever you want to call it) that took place on Monday July 5th, featuring Dr. Holly Parsons, the manager of the Urban Birds program at Birdlife Australia. You may know it as Birds in Backyards. Dan Fuller, the host of the Plants Grow Here podcast is here too, and the discussion…
 
Our old buddy Alex "Bubba" Bellin makes his return to the show this week. We hear some brand new tunes and talk all things hunting and wild game with the passionate outdoorsman. He might even double down on the bold claim that ringed necks are the best tasting of all the duck species. Blasphemous I [...]…
 
Texas Governor Abbott recently signed HB 957 - the Texas Suppressor Freedom Act - and this week we visit with the bill's author in Representative Tom Oliverson (R - Cypress). The most obvious question on my mind is how will HB 957 exempt Texas manufacturers and Texans from federal suppressor laws? Representative Oliverson turned out [...]…
 
Chris MacColl has been unlocking the secrets of the elusive Red Goshawk in northern Queensland and across the Top End of Australia. The work has involved trapping these fearsome-looking raptors and fitting them with harnesses, fitted with GPS transmitters, and analysing the movements of the birds over an entended period of time. Since Chris and I h…
 
Trying something a little different, because a huge part of protecting birds, and their habitat, is for people to know and love birds more! That's where photography comes into it... I will be talking to people who love taking pictures of birds, and Ewen Bell will deliver some technical and practical tips. Today it is James who enjoys the birds that…
 
In person conventions and conservation related events are back baby and the 2021 DUX Expo kicks off this weekend in North Texas. On this episode of Campfire Conversations, I am joined by Ducks Unlimited's David Schuessler and he breaks down what all is taking place at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend as DUX rocks Texas [...]…
 
Dimas Gianuca works with Birdlife Marine and the RSPB collaborating with everyone comprising the Albatross Task Force to protect the albatross species (and all of the seabirds) that visit the waters of Brazil to feed on the rich bounty that can be found as a result of the currents directed from the deep Southern Ocean. Dimas explains that seabirds …
 
Grupo de Ecología y Conservación de Islas and Pacific Rim Conservation are involved in an effort to ensure the survival of the Black-footed Albatross in the northern Pacific Ocean, conducting a tranlocation of the species to restored islands, after extensive pest control and revegetation efforts on suitable islands off the Mexican coast and the US …
 
Let's celebrate the amazing explorers of the ocean, the friends of seafarers and the masters of the vast expanse of the seas! Dr. Stephanie Borelle was my guest in the very first Bird Emergency episode! We speak again to talk about albatrosses, as Steph now works for Birdlife Marine looking out for the great seabirds of the world. It's #WorldAlbatr…
 
Texas State Representative Dr. Tom Oliverson sponsored HB 957 - The Texas Suppressor Freedom Bill. He joins me on this edition of Campfire Conversations as we take a look at how this bill could circumvent federal legislation. One of my favorite discussions in recent memory. Governor Abbott appears poised to sign HB 957 into law [...]…
 
Doing something a little different for a while- an irregular feature to help those bird nerds who have developed a business sharing their knowledge and their favourite birding locations with other bird nerds! A global pandemic doesn't help tour operators, so I thought I could feature some great bird-focused tour operators! First up is Janine Duffy,…
 
Zeno Kiehne is a 4th generation New Mexico rancher/land owner. In recent years the Gila National Forest area elk herd has increased in population to the point where the elk are now making it impossible for ranchers to earn a living due to the elk competing with cattle for resources. This resulted in Zeno and [...]…
 
SCI's Director Of Governmental Affairs Ben Cassidy pulls up a chair around the virtual campfire this week. -Texas Exotic Animal Donation bill sits on Governor Abbott's desk - ATF Nominee David Chipman a threat to conservation - Hunt/Fish Rule could open up 2 million acres to hunting/fishing access - Why should Americans care about anti [...]…
 
Siblings Trevor Schneider and Tana Grenda recently embarked on a Southwestern Alaskan brown bear hunt in hopes of Trevor taking a world class boar. Due to a late winter and recent snow, the bears weren't at their traditional haunts gorging themselves on salmon along the river. So the pair resorted to spending hours glassing the [...]…
 
Chronic Wasting Disease is certainly one of the most talked about diseases that affect North American cervid species. It's a silent killer void of external symptoms that can easily be observed. It's spreads quickly and can wipe out entire deer local populations. So, when I heard about a breakthrough in the way we test for [...]…
 
Everyone who has ever heard about the Kakapo, or seen footage of this remarkable bird, never forgets them They have clung tenaciously to existence, and a team of dedicated scientists, naturalists and volunteers have helped them stage quite a recovery, despite rats, mice, stoats and crusty-bum. Hear the story, in detail, and get inspired to help, in…
 
The Golden-shouldered Parrot is rapidly disappearing from the landscape in northern Australia, where this species requires a very particular habitat - one that is disappearing due to changed land uses over the period of colonisation, especially as the patterns of burning and clearing have changed. Some landowners are trying to reverse this process,…
 
The Philippine Cockatoo is restricted to intact lowland forests of the Philippines - increasingly hard to find! Indira Lacerna - Widmann and the Katala Foundation are dedicated to the preservation of this big parrot. The vision of the Katala Foundation is to effect conservation of biological resources through active community involvement – conservi…
 
Wrapping up the Takeover of The Bird Emergency by The Pint of Science Australia, is Ettore Camerlenghi, who is studying the complex and surprising social structure and behaviour of the Superb Fairywren on the outskirts of Melbourne, here in Victoria, as a PhD candidate at Monash University. Ettore has been monitoring many groups of these delicate p…
 
In this episode we meet Alona Charuvi, a researcher who has been studing the reactions to disturbance by the Masked Lapwing, a bird that is very familiar over a large part of eastern and southern Australia. The Masked Lapwing is often in conflict with residents and land managers, as it can be very aggressive when nesting, and defending a nest locat…
 
An estimated 8 million migratory shorebirds frequent the East Asian-Australasian Flyway (EAAF) annually. In recent years, global change has resulted in population declines of up to 80% in some species of this flyway. To greater understand the threat that pollution poses to migratory shorebirds of the EAAF, Toby Ross, through Deakin University, is s…
 
We start off by visiting with San Diego area resident Josh Krieghauser concerning his recent run experience with a mountain lion. It's not uncommon for big cats to steal pets in California, the state virtue signaled the end of mountain lion hunting in 1990 and they've long had an overpopulation as a result. What makes [...]…
 
The people at Pint of Science asked me to be part of #PintAU21 Takeover - where we takes science and scientists like Elodie Camprasse to the masses and showcase their work and experience! Elodie shares her visits and fieldwork with penguins and albatross on Kergulen Island. Could you work in the sub-antarctic? Check out the range of activities duri…
 
When it comes to fighting against anti hunting legislation across all 50 states plus on a federal level, no group is doing more than Sportsmen's Alliance Pleased to have VP Brian Lynn back on the show to discuss some of the pressing bills aimed at diminishing our rights as sportsmen and women that are currently [...]…
 
In this episode, Scott Mouat, documentary filmaker from New Zealand - Aoteoroa - who has worked on presenting the plight of the Kakapo, the strange Night Parrot, that teeters on the edge of existence on pest-free offshore islands, supported by the extraordinary work of the Kakapo Recovery Team. Scott explains the challenges in preserving the Kakapo…
 
Not only has Mitchell Silver prioritized equitable access to the 14% of NYC land that encompasses its parks, playgrounds, and recreational facilities in his role as commissioner of NYC Parks and Recreation, but he’s endeavored to make the spaces a place for joy and healing.By TransLoc Inc.
 
While the February freeze negatively affected the Texas coastal fisheries, the opposite was true for Texas bass anglers. Five 13 plus pound lunkers were pulled out of O.H. Ivie the 4th week of February 2021 - including the 16.4 lb new lake record (pictured). We also saw 23 Sharlunkers (13 plus lb bass) entered into [...]…
 
My good friend, hunting buddy and Justified Pursuit co-host Chisum Cooke makes his return on this week's show. We relive an absolutely insane day in the turkey woods and the subsequent meal that resulted. Turkey Nasty Bits has become our turkey camp tradition. A meal made of typically discarded innards but one that is robust [...]…
 
Many hunters towards the end of the Central and Mississippi Flyways reported their worst seasons ever in 2020-2021. Weather is an obvious reason for that trend, but what other factors contributed to one of the worst migrations we've seen in the Southern part of the country? Ducks Unlimited Scientist Mike Brasher shares his expertise on [...]…
 
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