https://open.spotify.com/episode/2WnLxGgpknxGRGC1WTDc0y?si=hhITSgnhRwqLCg5QS2RL4A More than three years ago, I wrote a blog about safety in the outdoors. It is a very important topic for us outdoors people and I feel like I haven’t talked about it nearly often enough. Therefore I welcomed the opportunity to talk with Moose Mutlow who is a senior trainer for Yosemite Search … Continue reading Episode 109: When Accidents Happen with Moose Mutlow
Episode 103: Hunter-Gatherers with Graeme Warren
https://open.spotify.com/episode/5KHft1awPg6hXkwcBolMlz?si=nGpiASzvQAGQMxvQCXDmjQ&dl_branch=1 The term hunter-gatherers is often understood as a description of primitive people who live in an idyllic state of harmony with nature. In reality however, the lifestyle of hunter-gatherers is way more complex than most of us think. https://youtu.be/7A0DhbztCkQ To shed some light on this fascinating subject and to clarify some misconceptions I bring … Continue reading Episode 103: Hunter-Gatherers with Graeme Warren
Episode 71: The European Federation for Hunting and Conservation with David Scallan
https://open.spotify.com/episode/5Lu0zHfpt3i4UrZirQFmk5?si=iiABBxaHSZ6LQXHRCGQaBQ&dl_branch=1 The European Federation for Hunting and Conservation, or FACE for short, is an international organization that represents the interests of European hunters. It serves as a bridge between the institutions of the European Union and hunters. In episode 59 I talked with Dan Curley, the chairman of NARGC, the Irish member organization of FACE. … Continue reading Episode 71: The European Federation for Hunting and Conservation with David Scallan
Is Angling a Blood Sport?
Just the other day, my buddy and I were unpacking our gear and were about to take a walk to our fishing mark. A passing family with two small kids waved at us and wished us good luck. This was not an uncommon occurrence. Many times, over the years, I have been greeted by, and … Continue reading Is Angling a Blood Sport?
Episode 19: Irish Deer Commission with Damien Hannigan
https://open.spotify.com/episode/6DW4hVdWIt1AI4INoFWNCN?si=HvlOcPm6QN279FCaNfB1gQ&dl_branch=1 This episode is a deer season opener special! The 1st of September is approaching fast and it marks the beginning of deer hunting season in Ireland. My guest on the podcast is the Public Relations Officer for Irish Deer Commission, Damien Hannigan. We discuss deer conservation in Ireland, the position of various stakeholders on … Continue reading Episode 19: Irish Deer Commission with Damien Hannigan
Sportsmen and Ecologists
While recording episodes of the podcast I get to meet and speak with people involved in the outdoors. Most of them are interested in the use and preservation of the natural environment. Among those people two distinct groups stand out the most: sportsmen, most often represented by hunters and anglers, and ecologists as in conservationists … Continue reading Sportsmen and Ecologists