Geography of Hope
The Arctic: Our Last Great Wilderness, with Florian Schulz (Ep: 3)

The Arctic: Our Last Great Wilderness, with Florian Schulz (Ep: 3)

November 16, 2021

Alaska Wilderness League presents award-winning photographer and cinematographer, Florian Schulz. Florian and Tom Campion, founder of the Campion Foundation and a tireless advocate for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, will take listeners to the refuge and give a sneak peek into their latest collaboration, a new big-screen film set for release in 2021 entitled “The Arctic: Our Last Great Wilderness.” Together, we will explore a land that has evolved intact and untamed since the beginning of time, a world few have truly seen.

 

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Raven‘s Witness: Lessons From a Life in Alaska’s Wilderness (Ep: 2)

Raven‘s Witness: Lessons From a Life in Alaska’s Wilderness (Ep: 2)

November 3, 2021

Before his death in 2019, cultural anthropologist, author, and radio producer Richard K. Nelson’s life’s work focused primarily on the Indigenous cultures of Alaska, and more generally on the relationships between people and nature. He spoke both Inupiaq and Koyukon and lived for extended periods in Athabaskan and Alaskan Eskimo villages, experiences which inspired his earliest books. His close friend and lifelong Alaskan, Hank Lentfer captures Richard's adventures and his life of learning across Alaska in his new book "Raven’s Witness." Join Hank as he shares his stories and times in Alaska’s public lands with the friend he fondly referred to as "Nels."  

 

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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Artist-in-Residence: Michael Boardman (Ep: 1)

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Artist-in-Residence: Michael Boardman (Ep: 1)

October 20, 2021

Enjoy an in-depth presentation featuring Michael Boardman, a member of the Maine Master Naturalist program, and the 2019 Arctic Refuge Artist-in-Residence. In the spring of 2019, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service selected Michael as its 2019 artist-in-residence for the Arctic Refuge, and he was flown to its coastal plain in June 2019 to spend two weeks along the Canning River helping ornithologists study bird migrations to the Arctic tundra. Michael will share his unique experience in an extreme environment, with plenty of stories about how the migrating birds of the Arctic Refuge connect us all to that endangered landscape.

 

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