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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!

Nov 19, 2022

This is a replay of my interview with Camilla Fox, founder of Project Coyote (  We discuss the importance of coyotes and other carnivores to balance ecosystems. We talk about why there is fear around these and animals and most importantly, why there should not be fear around these animals.

We also...

Sep 14, 2022

My guest today is Jenny Papka, an inspiring raptor educator. Her story began volunteering then eventually became staff at Lindsay Wildlife Center in Walnut Creek, CA. About 20 years ago she helped create Native Bird Connections (NBC) and is presently the Executive Director. NBC is an education and consulting...

Aug 24, 2022

My guests today are innovative and creative when it comes to removing aquatic weeds. They identified a problem and because of their love for beautiful healthy waterways, they created a solution in their company WeeDoo that preserves the health of aquatic life and native aquatic plants without chemicals.

Tara Lordi...

Aug 12, 2022

Welcome Back Everyone!

I think every little girl I know, including myself, LOVES horses. I was never in a place to actually ride horses but as soon as I could pick up a pencil horses were the first animals I sketched. I fell in love with their eyes and their sleek muscular bodies.

I am Marcia Sivek and this is...

Apr 7, 2022

Today‚Äôs episode is a replay of my FB live interview with two members of the Cal Falcons team who have been monitoring the nest of Annie and Grinnell since 2016.  I wanted to replay highlights from our chat in May 2020 today in honor of Grinnell. On April 1, 2022, Cal Falcons sadly reported the world had lost Grinnell...