HumaNature HumaNature is the podcast that explores where humans and our habitat meet. The show tells real stories about human experiences in nature. Along the way, we'll meet people whose encounters help us reflect on our own place in the natural world.
HumaNature

HumaNature

From Wyoming Public Radio

HumaNature is the podcast that explores where humans and our habitat meet. The show tells real stories about human experiences in nature. Along the way, we'll meet people whose encounters help us reflect on our own place in the natural world.

Most Recent Episodes

Episode 80: Starstruck

Juan Martinez grew up in South Central L.A. in the early nineties. He was struggling to find his way until he traded detention for a pack of jalapeño seeds. Those led him all the way to the stars. (more...)

Episode 79: The Feeling Of Being Alive

Boyd Varty lives on a game reserve in South Africa near Kruger National Park. After his family began returning the land to its wild state, it awakened something wild in him, too. (more...)

Episode 78: Biking On Empty

After cycling across America, Taylor Thibodeau had a lifetime of adventures ahead of him...until a mysterious illness cut that short. Then he decided to adventure anyway. (more...)

Episode 77: Morley's Vision

Morley Nelson delighted in watching raptors in aerial combat as they fought over nesting sites. And he made it his life's mission to protect the part of Idaho's Snake River with the highest nesting density of birds of prey in North America. This time, we're bringing you a story from the new podcast Common Land to tell the story of how the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area was created. (more...)

Episode 76: Close Encounters Of The Wild Kind II

It's springtime and Earth Day! Animals are on the move, and sometimes their paths cross with people. Here are five stories to help you get outside while you're stuck at home. (more...)

Episode 75: Trying To Get Home

Michael Benanav studies nomadic people as a writer and photographer. So when he was invited to accompany the Van Gujjar of northern India on their annual migration with their water buffalo, he jumped at the chance. Turned out, they wanted a journalist along that year for reasons he hadn't expected. (more...)

Bonus Episode: Hiking Through History

When Tarik Moore became an Outdoor Afro leader, the first hike he planned wasn't a traditional one. He took his group down city streets to commemorate Philadelphia's Osage Avenue bombing. (more...)

Episode 74: Does A Kid Poop In The Woods?

Cindy Ross wanted to keep pursuing her long-distance hiking passion after she had kids. But she didn't know how to make that happen. Then a chance encounter with a llama breeder opened the path to the Continental Divide Trail. (more...)

Episode 73: Not Healed, But Healing

Brandon Kuehn survived the Iraq War. But after he got home, he struggled with nightmares and addiction. Then he found trail running...and the Pacific Crest Trail. If you like HumaNature, help us tell more stories! Support us at https://donate.nprstations.org/wpr/humanature. You can also follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/HumaNaturePod, Instagram https://www.instagram.com/humanaturepodcast, and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/HumaNaturePodcast. (more...)

Episode 72: Everyone Needs A Purpose

Christopher McDougall is famous for starting the barefoot running craze with his book 'Born to Run.' And now he has an unusual new running partner⁠—a donkey named Sherman. If you like HumaNature, help us tell more stories! Support us at https://donate.nprstations.org/wpr/humanature. You can also follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/HumaNaturePod, Instagram https://www.instagram.com/humanaturepodcast, and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/HumaNaturePodcast. (more...)

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