The Wild Chris Morgan takes listeners around the world to Italy, Germany and his own backyard of the Pacific Northwest to explore the beauty and wonder of the outdoors and its inhabitants. From beavers to wolves to grizzly bears we experience up close the resilient power of nature and our relationship with it.
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Chris Morgan takes listeners around the world to Italy, Germany and his own backyard of the Pacific Northwest to explore the beauty and wonder of the outdoors and its inhabitants. From beavers to wolves to grizzly bears we experience up close the resilient power of nature and our relationship with it.

Most Recent Episodes

Broadcast: In search of silence

On this one-hour special of THE WILD with Chris Morgan we'll explore natural silence, and how being quiet out in the natural world and having places to do that can be pretty transformative.

Broadcast: Leave it to beavers

On this one-hour special of THE WILD with Chris Morgan, Chris explores the mighty beaver and its role in reshaping our landscapes and entire ecosystems. Then we plunge into the waters along the pacific coast to follow a sea lion's journey from California all the way up the Columbia River in search of salmon, in what has become a controversial story of survival between two protected species.

Broadcast: How to stay safe in the wild

On this one-hour special of THE WILD with Chris Morgan, Chris shares tips on how to stay safe in the wild and explores the psychology of animals with author Richard Louv.

Broadcast: How to catch a grizzly

This is a special one-hour special of THE WILD with Chris Morgan featuring favorite episodes like the first time Chris caught a grizzly bear.

The polar bears of Hudson Bay: cubs, climate, and calories, part 2

We learn about calorie counting for polar bears and what the future could look like for the Hudson Bay polar bear population.

The polar bears of Hudson Bay: cubs, climate, and calories, part 1

How the changing seasons of our planet are shifting the traditions of the place, the polar bears, and the people of the north.

Urban Coyote

Here's how these canids survive among city skyscrapers and sidewalks, and what that can teach us about saving the planet.

Invasion of the Burmese pythons, part 2

How science is being used to try to solve what seems like a losing battle.

Invasion of the Burmese pythons, part 1

In the Florida Everglades, the Burmese python is an invasive species that's close to triggering an ecological collapse. But not if these python hunters have anything to do with it.

The worst wedding gift in history: an Irish tale of predator helps prey

Over 100 years ago, a wedding guest gave a dozen gray squirrels to a lucky Irish couple. What ensued? An ecological catastrophe ... and then a pleasant surprise.