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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!

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...

Mar 6, 2018

Meet Colby Anton, PhD candidate at the University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC). Marcia interviewed Colby Anton at the beautiful UCSC campus to talk to him about his work with cougars and wolves in Yellowstone National Park. (This is Colby in the photo by Justin Duffer:NPS with his four legged workmate. Not a bad work...

Feb 27, 2018

Meet the two men behind the Bird School Project located in Santa Cruz, California; Darrow Feldstein and Kevin Condon. 

Darrow and Kevin founded the Bird School Project in 2014. Both found a lasting connection to the natural world after attending a backpacking course for new students enrolled at University of California...

Feb 13, 2018

This episode is about a personal story of human-wildlife conflict mitigation. Meritho Juma Katei grew up as a traditional Maasai in Tanzania. As a child he thought of lions and carnivores as his enemy because they would eat his family's livestock. As he grew up, his mother would teach him how to love life and...

Feb 3, 2018

Join Marcia as she speaks with Ashley Stone of the Bonobo Project and the upcoming events for the Second Annual World Bonobo Day.

With the 2nd Annual World Bonobo Day around the corner, please join us in celebrating bonobos on February 14. We have some awesome and creative events so that anyone and everyone can join the...