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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, nature writing, nature art/photography, eco tourism and much much more.  Learn how you can help close to home and worldwide to protect our natural world.

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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!

Aug 3, 2021

Today our show is about a Elinor Ostrom, a woman who pushed the envelope in the academia world when women weren’t well respected in that community.  I speak with Erik Nordman, an Ostrom Scholar and author of The Uncommon Knowledge of Elinor Ostrom: Essential Lessons for Collective Action. In his book he explores...

Aug 1, 2021

“As a child, Tammy had a Pegasus as a pet (seriously, nobody else saw it?), she knew she was part mermaid, and liked to believe Africa was just around the corner rather than thousands of miles away. Using her passion for nature, and veterinary and wildlife degrees, she is doing her best to make the world a better...

Jul 30, 2021

Dr. Greg Rasmussen

My guest today is Dr. Greg Rasmussen, founder of the Painted Dog Research Trust.

The African Painted Dog is one of the most beautiful animals I have seen in the wild.  Their body is covered in patches of black and tan that do look painted on with a brush! AND they have huge rounded ears and a furry white tipped tail.


Jul 12, 2021

This week's episode is created from conversations with 11-yr old animal advocate and CEO of Kids Can Save Animals, Kate Gilman Williams and IoT Solutions Architect for Microsoft and creator of Project 15, Sarah Maston.

We learn how Kate enlists the help of Sarah Maston of Microsoft to help create a platform to...

Jun 27, 2021

I am Marcia Sivek and this is BeProvided Conservation Radio. As we enter summer with no real rain from the winter and no forecast of any rain in the future; California is drying up. It is time to be prepared for the worst, especially for those of us living in areas where there is a lot fuel for a fire. So in...