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Conservation Conversations Podcast and Radio show about the past, present, and future of conservation science. See photos of our episodes on our website, Facebook and instagram
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-12-15 00:49
last episode published
2018-12-14 14:00
publication frequency
63.76 days
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Conserva Perú- Life in the Amazon

In this episode we talk to locals from the Madre De Dios area of the Peruvian Amazon about engaging the community in conserving the biodiversity hotspot they live in. We also talk to Peruvian ecologist, now teaching out of the University of Washington,...
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Our Underground Neighbors - Burrowing Owls in San Diego

We talk to San Diego Zoo Global Institute for Conservation Research biologists Colleen Wisinski and Susanne Marzcak about the burrowing owl populations of San Diego County
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S2E5 - Knee Deep in Mud - Wetland Ecologist Dr. Christine Whitcraft

Dr. Christine Whitcraft of California State University Long Beach tells us about the disappearing southern California coastal wetlands she studies, how to restore them back to their prime condition, and what that means for coastal southern California c...
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Conservation Technology Profile Report #1 - Smartphone Apps

This episode is a little different than our normal episodes. Instead of interviewing a conservation scientist, I am going to do a short report on some newer technologies that have impacted the conservation field. I focus on wildlife and nature identif...
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S2E4 - Snakes on a Shelf - Reptile and Amphibian Conservation

Bradford Hollingsworth of the San Diego Natural History Museum talks about his work managing the wet collections of Reptiles and Amphibians and how his work will help save biodiversity in San Diego and beyond using citizen science and new technology. ...
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S2E3 - Ingenious Resiliency or: How to Save Plant Communities of Crater Lake

We talk to Jennifer Beck from Crater Lake National Park about her work conserving the rare plant communities of the southern Cascades. She and her team use incredible methods to save White Bark Pine from a multitude of threats. Climate change has also ...
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S2E2 - Shifting Baselines - Olympic National Park

In this episode we talk to scientists from Olympic National Park in Washington state about studying the coastal habitats of N. Washington, climate change, ocean acidification and what we can do as citizens to support long term research like what Steve ...
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S2E1 - Bioblitz! at Cabrillo National Monument

Season 2 is here! In this episode we talk to scientists at Cabrillo National Monument in San Diego, California about their Bioblitz! The ultimate citizen science event using cutting edge technology, iNaturalist. See photos of the event at pelecanus....
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S1E6 - Listening for Tortoises - Conservation at Joshua Tree National Park

Desert Tortoise Conservation efforts at Joshua Tree National Park with Michael Vamstad and Kristen Lalumiere. Check our website and social media for photos of our time at the park and these awesome animals. or @pelecanusradio Host, inte...
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S1E5 - Big Birds and Tall Rocks - California Condors at Pinnacles National Park

California Condor recovery and conservation efforts at Pinnacles National Park and beyond. Check out our website at for photos of Condors and our time at the park. You can also find us on Facebook and Instagram @pelecanusradio Host, Inte...
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S1E4 - Rising Tides - Restoring Wetlands in San Francisco Bay with Hayley Zemel

We talk with Hayley Zemel, staff scientist with Save the Bay in San Francisco bay, about wetland restoration and how they're planning for sea level rise.
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S1E3 - We Can't Afford to Relax - Conservation in New Zealand

In this episode we talk to scientists in New Zealand that are exploring new strategies and technology to restore habitat as well as save a species from disappearing, again.
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S1E2 - Bats! of Southern California with Drew Stokes

Wildlife Biologist Drew Stokes talks to us about the Bats of Southern California and his nearly 20 years of experience researching them. Just in time for halloween, listen to Drew tell us about the incredible diversity of bats on San Diego County and h...
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S1E1 - Cactus Wrens of San Diego County with Suellen Lynn

This episode is about Coastal Cactus Wrens of San Diego and a Biologist named Suellen Lynn with the USGS. Coastal Cactus Wrens are at the brink and Suellen and her team are working hard to keep them from going the way of the Dodo.
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