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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!

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...

Nov 7, 2017

Rebecca moved to Botswana to work at Mokolodi Nature Reserve. Upon discovering that there was no conservation going on for the regularly persecuted and endangered cheetah in 2002 she decided to initiate a program to protect this threatened cat species. As CCB’s co-founder and longest standing member, Rebecca is the...

Oct 31, 2017

This week is all about bats! We are celebrating bats today with Amanda Bevan of the Organization for Bat Conservation located in my home state, Michigan. Grey and I spoke with Amanda via Skype.

Amanda shares her story about her first bat encounter while in Indonesia and how that experience changed her outlook about...

Oct 31, 2017

I first heard of Amanda Loller and Bat World Sanctuary in an interview on Mongabay (a great conservation resource). She was talking about Bat World Sanctuary's bat rescue efforts after Hurricane Harvey in Texas. I knew we needed to speak with her about this. Bat rescue news after big storms was something I have...