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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!

Apr 24, 2018

This is a story of what can happen if you have so many air miles accumulated that you can take you and your partner anywhere in the world. In 2000, a lawyer, Alan Feldstein, accumulated so many air miles that he could take his wife and himself anywhere they wanted. Alan and his wife, Diane decided to take their first...

Apr 17, 2018

During last week's mist net and bird banding field trip with Point Blue Conservation Science at the Palomarin Field Station facility just north of San Francisco, Marcia had the pleasure to hear the stories from four interns in the conservation science field. Marcia thought these stories were great to hear. She...

Apr 11, 2018

Mark Dettling releasing Ruby Crowned Kinglet after banding

Spring is the busy season for the avian ecologists and interns of Point Blue Conservation Science working at the Palomarin Field Station just north of Sausilito, California. Point Blue Conservation Science has been at the forefront of protecting nature for over half a century. The Palomarin Field Station is one of the...

Mar 20, 2018

I am re-publishing this podcast from last year for a couple reasons: One, I have lost my voice and have had the flu for the past couple weeks and have fallen behind in interviews! Two, the Spring Wildlife Conservation Expo is just around the corner on April 21, 2018. If you love wildlife and nature and meeting...

Mar 13, 2018


Angelina Mertens is referred to as a “Sustainable Bridge Builder!” She helps bridge the private, public and social sectors with the work she is doing. She also creates the bridge between California and Namibia for the Cheetah Conservation Fund. 

I first met Angie through volunteering at the Cheetah Conservation...