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Come find inspiration with us in the outdoors! Interviews, in-the-field recordings, and listener submissions make up a tapestry of episodes covering themes such as solo hiking and camping, entrepreneurship, outdoor equity, aging, conservation, motherhood, chronic illness, and more as they intersect with outdoor experiences. Hosted by Gale Straub.

How do you navigate your femininity in a male-dominated space like environmental fieldwork research? For Julia Bingham, it’s been an exploration of self.

Steph Jagger and her mom, Sheila, took a camping road trip together in 2016 across the Rocky Mountains. So often, the purpose of a road trip, or spending time in the outdoors, is to get away from it all. But in this instance, Steph was driving towards something many of us might rather avoid: her mom had recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s dementia.

Ashley Adkins in the Xanadu

Ashley Adkins isn’t a scientist, she simply loves recreational caving and the opportunity it offers folks with non-science backgrounds to contribute to the ongoing documentation and understanding of underground ecosystems.

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I LOVE everything about this podcast. Great stories and interviews from inspiring women told in a soothing voice that allows me to start my day refreshed and inspired yet itching to get outdoors!

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The Outdoor F.U.T.U.R.E. Initiative is a coalition of ethnically and racially diverse leaders dedicated to ensuring youth from historically excluded communities have access to meaningful experiences in the outdoors. 

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Into the F.U.T.U.R.E.

Featuring the voices of Tracy Ross, Kamilia Elsisie, Jess Johnson, Gabi Peña, Miriam Garcia-Jorns, and Lydia Parker; and Gabi’s father, Angel Peña.

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Why We Hunt

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Reciprocity with Lands & Waters

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