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BeProvided Conservation Radio


BeProvided Conservation Radio takes you from the Santa Cruz Mountains to Africa with expert interviews in wildlife biology, conservation, environmental education, eco tourism and much much more. Our interviews help bridge the gap between international conservation efforts and local conservation efforts. Learn how you can help close to home and worldwide to save our wildlife, plants, water and environment. 

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Introduction and Outro done by friend of the podcast, Dale Willman, award winning journalist! Thank you Dale for this wonderful contribution!

Dec 12, 2017

Doug Smith grew up on a farm outside Cleveland, Ohio, which his father purchased, not to farm but to educate youth about nature and outdoors. Like many midwest parents I know that had children during the same time as Doug's youth, they gave him freedom to roam and explore the natural world. His first love were...

Dec 5, 2017

Morris Animal Foundation: Helping animals have healthier lives

This week our podcast is with Dr. Kelly Diehl, DVM (Doctor of Veterinarian Medicine) of the Morris Animal Foundation. They are the foundation providing scientific research to help save our domestic animals, such as cats, dogs and horses, to wildlife...

Nov 28, 2017

I spoke with Ashley Stone, founder of the Bonobo Project for our podcast. I learned a lot about bonobos and during my research and with speaking with Ashley. I also fell in love with these animals. In every picture you see of two or more, they are playing, hugging, having sex and always in phyical contact with each...

Nov 21, 2017

December 4th is International Cheetah Day! It is the birthday of Khayam, a cheetah that Dr. Laurie Marker, Founder of the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF), re-wilded to Namibia from Safari West in Oregon in the late 1970s. Through trial and error, she taught Khayam how to hunt. During these early visits to Namibia, Dr....

Nov 14, 2017

In honor of the upcoming International Cheetah Day on December 4th, we are releasing some of our archived Cheetah Conservation Fund interviews for the next two weeks.

Today our special guest is Ashley Flaig a veterinary nurse and lead cheetah keeper at the Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia. I had the pleasure to...