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HumaNature explores where humans and our habitat meet. You'll hear 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.

  • 17 minutes 16 seconds
    Episode 113: The Air We Breathe
    Erin Parisi is on a mission to become the first trans woman to summit the highest mountain peaks on all seven continents. She’s conquered five of them and wants to save Mount Everest for last, but one mountain keeps standing in her way.
    18 January 2024, 9:00 am
  • 31 minutes 50 seconds
    Episode 112: Buckaroo and The Blues
    Gayle Woodsum loves llamas. And her work with them would lead her to help evacuate hundreds of them from a Montana animal sanctuary in 2011. It is still one of the largest rescue operations ever documented in U.S. history.
    11 January 2024, 9:00 am
  • 29 minutes 27 seconds
    Episode 111: Ruffin' It: A Road Trip Adventure

    Carolyn Hochlowski never liked the outdoors. But when she turned 36 she realized life was passing her by. So she bought a cheap tent and sleeping bag and set off on a solo road trip across the country with a dog named Thor.

    4 January 2024, 9:00 am
  • 24 minutes 10 seconds
    Points North: No Ice Is Safe Ice

    In the frigid month of February, three companions embark on an ice fishing expedition on Lake Huron. Initially, the camaraderie is palpable, but as the story unfolds, a collision of friendship, peer pressure, and the stark reality of facing mortality takes center stage.

    28 December 2023, 9:00 am
  • 36 minutes 53 seconds
    Episode 110: A Discovery of Whales

    Doreen Cunningham always loved whales. So when she got the chance to live with an Iñupiaq tribe, whose survival depends on whales, she jumped at it. Years later, back in her home in the UK, Doreen would once again turn to whales, this time to help her heal.

    21 December 2023, 9:00 am
  • 28 minutes
    Episode 109: Close Encounters of the Wild Kind IV

    It’s back! This week we are doing another installment of our fan favorite series “Close Encounters of the Wild Kind.” This week we will bring you two stories from listeners who have gotten a little too close for comfort with some of nature’s critters while spending time outdoors.

    14 December 2023, 9:00 am
  • 28 minutes 24 seconds
    Episode 108: The Night Shepherd
    Josh King grew up in small town Wyoming. So he never imagined that one day he would end up being a night shepherd in the Swiss Alps.
    7 December 2023, 9:00 am
  • 30 minutes 50 seconds
    Episode 107: Where we're going we don't need roads, just rivers

    In September, 2014 writer Ben McGrath had a chance encounter with Dick Conant; a 63 year old man on a solo paddling trip from Canada to Florida. Months later, Ben received a phone call from an unknown number which set him off on a journey of his own.

    16 August 2023, 9:00 am
  • 21 minutes
    Episode 106: Paws in peril, expect the unexpected
    When Jeff Bonhert's dog didn't come home one day he feared the worst. Two months later he got a phone call that changed everything, and Jeff realized his dog may have been closer to home than he realized.
    9 August 2023, 9:00 am
  • 20 minutes 15 seconds
    Episode 105: Not all who wander are lost, but some definitely are

    Mike Sarvey was an experienced hunter who felt confident in his outdoors skills. But one day he ventured in the Wyoming wilderness and lost his bearings. As the sun began to set, he realized he had made a huge mistake and that you can never be too prepared.

    2 August 2023, 9:00 am
  • 21 minutes 36 seconds
    Episode 104: Hey now, you're a lob-star

    When Brady Brandwood decided to see what would happen when he bought a lobster to keep as a pet, he never expected it to change his life. This is the story of Leon the Lobster and his unlikely journey from grocery store tank to social media sensation.

    26 July 2023, 9:00 am
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