After the recent storms, I took a walk along the nearby beach and found a carcass of a dolphin beached by the stormy sea. Sadly in recent years, an unusually high number of common dolphins are being washed ashore in this part of the world. I might devote a separate video or podcast to this issue. In the meantime watch me inspecting the carcass and submitting a report about the stranding.
Leave No Trace is an outdoor ethics programme designed to promote and inspire responsible outdoor recreation through education, research and partnerships. Their message is all about helping outdoor enthusiasts to minimise their impact on the environment.
Today our guest is Maura Kiely who is the CEO of Leave No Trace Ireland. During the podcast, we discuss the structure of Leave No Trace, the story of Leave No Trace Ireland and the 7 principles of Leave No Trace.
Over a year ago I reviewed a Garmin Instinct rugged GPS watch. In fact, I made that video shortly after I got my hands on it. It was a new release from Garmin at the time and so I couldn’t tell you anything about its durability and long term performance. Fast forward 14 months of heavy outdoor use and here’s how it holds up. Also a few things you might want to know before you buy it.
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In this episode, our guest is one of the leading salmon scientists in the world, professor Thomas Cross. During our immensely interesting conversation, we discussed subjects like salmonids biology, salmon stocks in the wild, salmon fishing and salmon farming.
And if you are interested in the subject of salmon fishing, revisit episode 51 where we discussed the issue of illegal salmon netting on Irish rivers.