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Tune in for topics that will help you learn, grow and be inspired to create new photographs. The show features conversations with top-level photographers, new-comers, and everything in between. We can gain new insights from all levels of photographers. Also, I occasionally bring on industry leaders to share about their product or service if it's valuable to the outdoor photographer. And sometimes I simply tell my stories from the road as well.
 
Headwaters is a public radio-style podcast by Glacier National Park, produced with support from the Glacier National Park Conservancy. By visiting familiar places, the show tells unfamiliar stories about the park. We travel to every major region of Glacier in search of confluences: places where nature and culture come together in unexpected ways.
 
Join in a night sky program from your own backyard! The Stars Above Haleakalā podcast features topics about the night skies we all share and the connections we forge between our Earth, our Universe, and each other. Each podcast focuses on a particular astronomy event for families to enjoy while they tune in to learn a little more about what they're experiencing. Your adventure to the stars (and beyond!) starts here!
 
The National Park Service (NPS) Southwest Archeology Podcast explores archeological projects and historic preservation at NPS sites in the southwest. Get a behind-the-scenes view of how National Park Service archeology works through interviews with park staff, university researchers, and tribal partners. The show is produced by the Southern Arizona Office, and interviews include both NPS employees and partners.
 
In the 19th & 20th centuries, countless people sailed into San Francisco Bay seeking better lives. For many, arrival meant living w/ ideas that shaped their personal histories & the waterfront’s. This podcast explores several of these ideas, using points around SF Maritime National Historical Park as springboards. Regardless if the ideas took the form of myth, propaganda, or outright falsehood, they beg a question: must forging better lives always be entwined with facing bitter lies? Now on ...
 
Close to the city and immersed in bushland, this walk weaves along harbour headlands, revealing spectacular views of Sydney's icons. Explore beautiful trees and interesting animals, dip into Sydney's past and watch the boats glide by. This self-guided audio tour takes you through each section of the walk. Download it to your mp3 player or phone, and take it with you on the walk.
 
Singing sand dunes, volcanic cinder cones, and the world’s largest and densest Joshua tree forest are just a few highlights of this 1.6 million-acre national parkland. Visitors to Mojave’s canyons, mountains, and mesas will encounter thousands of years of history, profound solitude, and truly dark night skies. Join the National Park Service and Partners as we explore Mojave in this series of audio and video programs from and about this special place.
 
Interested in what it's like to be born in the middle of a Yellowstone winter or raised in the heart of Yosemite Valley? Curious about the inner workings of parks or how people establish careers with the National Park Service? Hear firsthand accounts from former and current National Park Service employees that celebrate the history of our national parks and the role they've played in lives around the world. Thanks to the Association of National Park Rangers Oral History Project for making ma ...
 
Everglades National Park invites visitors to explore this unique landscape with our new audio podcast tour. The podcast is comprised of 13 tracks that lead listeners on a guided exploration down the main park road. Including stops at all the park's main visitor areas, the tour is a great way to make the most of your Everglades experience! Simply download all episodes of this podcast and play them in order as you make your way through the park.
 
Most visitors know Redwood National and State Parks as home to the world's tallest trees—icons that inspire visions of mist-laden primeval forests bordering crystal-clear streams. But the parks also protect vast prairies, oak woodlands, and nearly 40 miles of wild coastline, all of which support a rich mosaic of wildlife diversity and cultural traditions. Indeed, more than parks, Redwood is also designated a World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Reserve. Join park rangers from the ...
 
Robert Sterling Yard was an American writer, journalist, and wilderness activist. Born in Haverstraw, New York, Yard graduated from Princeton University and spent the first twenty years of his career in the editing and publishing business. In 1915, he was recruited by his friend Stephen Mather to help publicize the need for an independent national park agency. Their numerous publications were part of a movement that resulted in legislative support for a National Park Service (NPS) in 1916. Y ...
 
Red, rocky outcrops, headlands and sheltered coves are a feature of the Light to Light walk. One of the genuine surprises of the walk is the dramatic variety of landscapes and habitats you pass through. Meander across the invisible boundaries (ecotones) that demarcate one set of plant habitats from another. As if stepping through a door, heathland gives way to tall open forests. Thick groves of tea tree or paperbark trees merge into open coastal banksia woodlands or imposing forests of wooll ...
 
Learn about Grand Canyon National Park with a Park Ranger as your guide. Inside Grand Canyon provides an in-depth look at the nature, science, history and culture of the Grand Canyon told through audio/ video podcasts and Ranger Minutes. A powerful and inspiring landscape, the Grand Canyon overwhelms our senses through its immense size. Unique combinations of geologic color and erosional forms decorate a canyon that is 277 river miles (446km) long, up to 18 miles (29km) wide, and a mile (1.6 ...
 
"Men their rights and nothing more; women their rights and nothing less.” Written by suffragists Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, women’s rights activists used this rallying cry to demand voting equality. But the suffrage movement included far more voices and perspectives than these two well-known names: throughout the fight for women’s right to vote, generations of diverse activists demanded full access to the ballot box. Hosts Rosario Dawson and Retta guide us through this seve ...
 
Interviews with people who have transitioned and got jobs in #infosec and #cybersecurity so you can learn and be inspired from their experience. There is no linear path into the field of Information Security, so the hope is that you will resonate with at least one of the guests. Some of my guests were teachers, paralegals, librarians, military vets, developers, and IT help desk techs (to name a few) before transitioning. Also featuring "spoof" ads poking fun at the industry.
 
Grand Canyon Hiking can be one of the most challenging and memorable experiences of a lifetime. But no hike in the canyon is easy: the terrain is steep, dry and rugged. This channel is designed to help you plan for and enjoy your hike into the canyon's harsh, yet fragile, environment. The Grand Canyon overwhelms our senses through its immense size. Unique combinations of geologic color and erosional forms decorate a canyon that is 277 river miles (446km) long, up to 18 miles (29km) wide, and ...
 
The Agitators tells of the enduring but tempestuous friendship of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass. Great allies? Yes. And at times, great adversaries. Young abolitionists when they met in Rochester, New York in the 1840s, they were full of hope and a common purpose. As they grew to become the cultural icons we know today, their movements collided and their friendship was severely tested. Follow these brilliant, flawed, and rebellious activists with host Ashley C. Ford. Their message ...
 
The weather conditions along "The Rim" are always changing and quite different from the surrounding communities of Crestline, Lake Arrowhead and Running Springs. Skyforest sits right in the heart of the rim country, and Mr. Wayne will bring you his weather outlook for the week ahead (Monday~Thursday), LIVE and local from Skyforest, California, at 6 o'clock every Monday morning. Friday morning's show will be a look at just the weekend ahead.................................... Located at 5,740 ...
 
Working Historians is a podcast series that showcases the work and careers of historians in a wide variety of career fields. We hope to introduce history students and the general public to the career paths available to people who study history, introduce and promote historians to students and the public, and showcase the work that historians do on a regular basis. Hosts Rob Denning and Jimmy Fennessy can be reached at workinghistorians@gmail.com.
 
The L.A. Report is a five-minute breakdown of the day's top news from Southern California, featuring the award-winning reporting of LAist.com and KPCC 89.3 FM – L.A.'s number one NPR station. Hosted by Susanne Whatley in the morning and Nick Roman in the afternoon, it's the smart way to start and end your day.
 
Cantor Azi Schwartz is a world-renowned vocal performer and recording artist whose music reaches both Jewish and interfaith audiences internationally. His craft of Jewish liturgical music has been described as emotionally moving, spiritually uplifting, and artistically dynamic. Azi grew up in a traditional community in Israel. His grandfather, also a cantor, inspired Azi to pursue his passion and inclination for singing and music. After graduating from the Tel Aviv Cantorial Institute and st ...
 
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In this Sunday edition: Vicente Fernandez, Mexico’s super-star ranchera singer, remains hospitalized in intensive care in Guadalajara, after a fall at his house last month.That’s got his many fans thinking about his legacy. As Adolfo Guzman-Lopez reports, his mega-career wouldn’t be what it is without US fans in general, and Southern California fan…
 
In this weekend edition: A selection from our ongoing Race in L.A. series, where we ask Angelenos how race and identity shape their day-to-day lives. The hope is that these stories fuel meaningful, authentic conversations about our lived experiences as a certain race or ethnicity. Today's guest is Jervey Tervalon, contributor and award-winning auth…
 
What's happening today: Federal panel advises against booster shots for everyone; Undocumented students opting out of college at high rates; Can Republicans win in California again?; Clippers set to have their own arena in Inglewood in 2024. Support the show: https://support.laist.com/laistnavBy LAist Studios
 
There are many ways to be heroic. Some of them are death-defying—like rushing into a burning forest to save hundreds of strangers—but some aren’t, and even talking someone down from a panic attack, or offering a ride in the middle of a wildfire, can pay dividends in serendipitous, even life-saving ways. And so, even though by many measures, what ha…
 
On this week’s Valley Edition: We continue our podcast Escape From Mammoth Pool. This week: the heroes, big and small, who helped more than 200 campers survive being trapped by the Creek Fire. Plus, the strain on local hospitals as they cope with the latest surge of COVID-19. And a never-before seen art exhibition is headed to the Bakersfield Museu…
 
Yet again, Central Valley hospitals are overflowing with COVID-19 patients, which has stretched our medical systems thin and created disturbing consequences for anyone in need of critical care. To learn more about how hospitals are coping with the most recent surge, Valley Edition Host Kathleen Schock spoke with Donna Hefner, president and CEO of S…
 
A never-before-seen collection of works by contemporary art legends like David Hockney, Helmut Newton and Jean-Michel Basquiat is headed to the Bakersfield Museum of Art. The exhibition, titled “On The Edge,” is comprised of more than 150 objects from the private collection of LA-based art enthusiasts Joan and Jack Quinn. In advance of the exhibiti…
 
Six-year-old Bryce Moore shouts from one side of the small soccer field where he is practicing for his first game. His mom, Fresno resident Jennifer Moore, describes him as a happy, go-lucky kid. But nine months ago he was anything but that, she says. Moore and her husband tested positive for COVID-19 in November 2020. She says Bryce, then 5 years …
 
It’s Constitution Day, and we are celebrating with a roundtable discussion of elections, protests, and the transfer of political power in the context of the Constitution of the United States by a panel of historians including Natalie Sweet, Ryan Tripp, and Joel Tscherne. Associate Dean Robert Denning hosts the presentation. Listeners can access thi…
 
Here's your morning news: L.A. readies new indoor COVID rules; Infection rates remain low in L.A. schools; Clippers break ground on new arena in Inglewood; College applications dip among DREAMers. Support the show: https://support.laist.com/laistnavBy LAist Studios
 
What's happening today: L.A. readies new vaccine requirements for events; Covered California's first director to step down in 2022; Community groups call on Lancaster High School to sever security agreement with L.A. Sheriffs; Multiple wildfires threaten giant sequoias; L.A. City Council may assist with storing homeless belongings. Support the show…
 
What's happening today: New COVID rules for large events in L.A. County; West Hollywood considers vaccination requirements for indoor businesses; O.C. COVID cases continue to drop; 64% of voters said no to recall; Wildfires threaten Sequoia National Park. Support the show: https://support.laist.com/laistnav…
 
Here's your morning news: Gov. Newsom defeats Republican-led recall; What's next for Larry Elder; Thousands of L.A. City workers failing to report vaccination status; L.A. Coliseum to host NASCAR race; Orange County offering free bus passes for kids. Support the show: https://support.laist.com/laistnav…
 
Here's your morning news: Biden makes closing argument in Newsom recall effort; Another record fire season is upon us; L.A. firefighters union to meet over vaccine mandates; Job discrimination in LGBTQ community; L.A. Metro offering free rides to vote. Support the show: https://support.laist.com/laistnav…
 
The KNP Complex Fire, which started Thursday after lightning strikes, has burned just over 3000 acres in the Sequoia National Park. There are two fires making up the complex, the Colony Fire located near Crystal Cave Road and the larger Paradise Fire near Paradise Ridge, northeast of Mineral King. The Paradise Fire is the biggest threat because it’…
 
Here's your morning news: President Biden to visit Long Beach today; More voting centers open in advance of Tuesday; State lawmakers wrap up legislative session; Pandemic's affect on endurance runners; Metro bus service back to pre-pandemic levels; West Hollywood now requiring vaccination proof for many activities. Support the show: https://support…
 
In part II of our 9/11 special: The September 11th attacks and the treatment of American Muslims afterwards also galvanized a generation of young Arab American activists to organize and call for a bigger voice in American political life. In this conversation from AirTalk with Larry Mantle, we explored how that happened. Support the show: https://su…
 
In this two-part weekend edition: On September 11th, Los Angeles Battalion Chief Robert Willcox was the safety officer for the department's elite Urban Search and Rescue team. By day's end, FEMA ordered the group to Ground Zero where they worked 11-days amid the smoke, rubble and remains. The 35-year fire veteran says the experience left a lasting …
 
What's happening today: Majority of L.A. sheriffs and commanders support ban on deputy sub-groups accused of intimidation; Overnight lightning cause for wildfire concern; L.A. Parks and Recreation looking for lifeguards; Listeners remember 9/11 Support the show: https://support.laist.com/laistnavBy LAist Studios
 
In last week’s episode, campers were in the throes of panic and chaos as they prepared to evacuate their campground. This week, they navigate two miles down a narrow, winding dirt road, its perils made all the more dangerous by the oppressive smoke and encroaching flames from the Creek Fire. Credits: Reporter/Producer: Kerry Klein Editor: Alice Dan…
 
On this week’s Valley Edition: We continue our series Escape From Mammoth Pool, about the dramatic rescues of hundreds of campers during the first days of the Creek Fire. Plus, young filmmakers in Bakersfield document food insecurity in Kern County. And how you can attend this year’s Dark Sky festival from your own backyard. Listen to these stories…
 
Why is food insecurity so common in Kern County, and what can people do to solve it? Those two questions are at the core of a new documentary called "INVISIBLE: The Unseen Faces of Hunger." The film was produced by members of Transitional Youth Mobilizing for Change, also known as TYM4Change, a nonprofit that creates opportunities for young people …
 
For 40 years, Hinds Hospice has been working to comfort terminally ill patients and help their loved ones say goodbye. But their counseling services are available to anyone in the community in need of grief support, services that are proving to be particularly vital as we move through the pandemic. To learn more, Valley Edition Host Kathleen Schock…
 
The Sequoia Parks Conservancy invites you to shift your gaze upwards this weekend as part of its annual Dark Sky Festival, which this year you can participate in from home. Valley Edition Host Kathleen Schock talked with Katie Wightman, one of the event’s organizers, about what to expect during this weekend’s virtual festival.…
 
Here's your morning news: LAUSD to mandate vaccinations in kids 12 and over; High temps to continue through weekend; California Dept. of Education launches new site to provide support for multilingual learners; Heat danger for dogs in Santa Monica Mountains Support the show: https://support.laist.com/laistnav…
 
Here's your morning news: LAUSD to require vaccinations for all students 12 and older; COVID infections may be plateauing in Southern California; How 9/11 affected U.S. immigration policy; Statewide Flex Alert today Support the show: https://support.laist.com/laistnavBy LAist Studios
 
Raisin City Elementary School officials on Tuesday sent the eighth grade classroom home after three students tested positive for COVID-19. Some parents in this rural Fresno County community of 414 people have been concerned about the school district’s COVID-19 safety protocols. Evangelina Urias is a single mother of four daughters who attend Raisin…
 
Here's your morning news: Britney Spears' father files to end conservatorship; COVID hospitalizations trending downward; Flex alert issued tonight; Second consecutive record-breaking wildfire season has no end in sight. Support the show: https://support.laist.com/laistnavBy LAist Studios
 
What's happening today: Latest pandemic stats; Today is vaccine deadline for L.A. city employees; Is it OK to get COVID and flu shots concurrently? Proposed bill would decriminalize jaywalking. Support the show: https://support.laist.com/laistnavBy LAist Studios
 
In this Sunday edition: You might have heard that the CDC is recommending third doses of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for people who are immunocompromised, and you also might have heard about a vague plan to roll out booster shots to more of the general public starting later this month. Third shots, third doses, boosters – It’s a lot to…
 
What's happening today: O.C. Board of Supervisors and O.C. Healthcare Agency spar over COVID briefings; L.A.'s new anti-camping ordinance goes into effect; Pink Floyd exhibition at Vogue Multicultural Museum opens to public. Support the show: https://support.laist.com/laistnavBy LAist Studios
 
For 17 years, Karla Carcamo’s family had a Labor Day tradition: they gathered all their cousins, aunts and uncles, grandparents, family friends, and even family members of family friends, and spent the long weekend camping at Mammoth Pool Reservoir in the Sierra Foothills. Alex Tettamanti and her husband Raul Reyes were regulars at Mammoth Pool, to…
 
Just off Highway 99, halfway between Fresno and Bakersfield, lies the small community of Goshen. It’s mostly known for its ethanol plant, but among the warehouses and agricultural supply stores that line its commercial streets, there’s a jewel of a joint whose popularity goes well beyond even state lines: a food truck that serves Lao fried chicken …
 
The University of Southern California’s Medical Center recently released a study identifying system-wide failures related to deaths in ICE detention centers. The study comes on the heels of an initial report in July showing ICE violated its own medical standards in 55 deaths from 2011 to 2018. Co-author Parveen Parmar says the new study reveals pat…
 
O n this episode of Valley Edition: One year after the Creek Fire broke out, we debut a new series all about last year’s dramatic rescue of hundreds of people from Mammoth Pool Reservoir. Plus, civil rights legend Dolores Huerta shares her vision for an upcoming peace and justice center in Bakersfield named in her honor. And music educators tell us…
 
Next spring, construction is expected to start on the Dolores Huerta Peace and Justice Cultural Center in Bakersfield. In addition to being home to the Dolores Huerta Foundation, the 36,000 square foot complex will also include an amphitheater, child development center, art gallery, and community organizing training academy. Valley Edition Host Kat…
 
The true story of how 242 people—and 16 dogs—survived one of the fastest-moving, most intense wildfires in California history, as the Creek Fire closed in on their campground at Mammoth Pool Reservoir over Labor Day weekend 2020. Check out the trailer for Escape From Mammoth Pool , a new limited-run podcast produced by Valley Public Radio for the o…
 
Here's your morning news: Fewer people testing positive for COVID in L.A. County; Calmer winds a welcome sight for South Lake Tahoe firefighters; LAX officials expect double the passenger traffic as last year; SAG/AFTRA chooses Fran Drescher as its new president; Hollywood productions back in full swing. Support the show: https://support.laist.com/…
 
What's happening today: Latest COVID numbers; Staying safe during the holiday season; More on recall candidate Kevin Kiley; Beverly Hills PD discrimination; Agura Hills highway 101 wildlife crossing closer to becoming a reality. Support the show: https://support.laist.com/laistnavBy LAist Studios
 
Here's your morning news: South Lake Tahoe nearly deserted due to fires; Chaparral Fire at 80% containment; A federal civil rights lawsuit accuses the Beverly Hills PD of racial discrimination; L.A. County revises COVID rules for youth sports Support the show: https://support.laist.com/laistnavBy LAist Studios
 
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