HumaNature

Series produced by Wyoming Public Radio

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Real stories where humans and our habitat meet.

HumaNature is the podcast that explores where humans and our habitat meet, produced and distributed by Wyoming Public Media.

The show tells real stories about human experiences in nature. Along the way, we’ll meet people whose encounters help us reflect on our own place in the natural world.

From a listener: "Just wanted to say that I have heard two HumaNature stories over the past year on my local radio station KRZA Alamosa, Taos. Both stories were so inspirational and so REAL, and so human they brought tears to my eyes. I live in a remote part of Colorado surrounded by nature that's very real everyday, and sometimes very serious. I have deeply connected with these two stories and look forward to hearing more... Thanks!" - Annette


86 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Natalie Warren and Ann Raiho paddled thousands of miles in a canoe from Minneapolis to the shores of the Hudson Bay. The journey tested their physi...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 21:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Manasseh Franklin wanted to make the melting of glaciers more real to people through her writing. So on an Alaskan rafting trip, she followed water...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jun 17, 2019
  • Length: 23:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Travis Kauffman went for a trail run near his home in Colorado. But an unexpected run-in almost turned him into trail mix. Then the internet got in...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 16:55
  • Purchases: 1
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It’s spring! Animals are on the move, and sometimes their paths cross with people. Here are four stories.

  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 37:09
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When she became a mom, Andrea Sarubbi Fereshteh went from full speed ahead to a full stop. But then she found a place that showed her stillness is ...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2019
  • Length: 16:31
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In 2016, a team of undercover investigators infiltrated an international ivory-smuggling ring. It all began with a sea cucumber trader in Zanzibar.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 22:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Sergio Avila Villegas always loved big cats. But his faith in his scientific research was shaken when he discovered its true cost.

Bought by KRZA and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 15:33
  • Purchases: 2
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Emily Pennington was super in love with her boyfriend. But a backpacking trip put that to the test.

Bought by WGCU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 16:51
  • Purchases: 2
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Monty Hudson wanted his daughter, Siena, to have a good time on her first backpacking trip. But things didn’t go according to plan.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 17:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Wang Ping wanted to go to Tibet to bless the world. But to do that, she had to risk her own safety.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jan 09, 2019
  • Length: 24:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Gayle Woodsum finally found a safe place in the remote Rocky Mountains. But when an oil rig moved in, she wondered how safe it was after all.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 25:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Marty Edwards wanted to go on a fun trip with his girlfriend. But Mother Nature had other plans.

  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 32:00
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Miho Aida wanted to tell unheard stories about the outdoors. So she set out on a bicycle to promote her documentary about the people who live in th...

Bought by KRZA and WAMC


  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 14:37
  • Purchases: 2
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“Sanctuary” A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: In 2012, 30 wolves and wolf-dogs were living at W.O.L.F. Sanctuary in northern Colo...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 1
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After almost a decade making art in New York City, Stephanie Housley craved being closer to nature, her source of inspiration. So she moved to Bond...

Bought by PRX Remix and KRZA


  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 14:48
  • Purchases: 2
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When Paul Steklenski got his pilot’s license, he didn’t just want to fly to lunch. Instead, he flew to the pound.

Bought by PRX Remix and KRZA


  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 16:46
  • Purchases: 2
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“Out Of The Frying Pan” A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: Cheryl and Greg left Portland, Oregon, one hot summer for the cool of t...

Bought by KVNF and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: May 15, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Cheryl and Greg left Portland, Oregon, one hot summer for the cool of the mountains. But that put them out of the frying pan and into the fire.

Bought by KUER, PRX Remix, and KRZA


  • Added: May 09, 2018
  • Length: 15:50
  • Purchases: 3
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A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air. Felicia Friesema and Steve Julian had a “miracle relationship.” They carved out an oasis in the ...

Bought by KBUT, WGCU, KAZU, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Apr 20, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
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“Between A Rock And A Holy Place” Ryan Haupt had a lot of questions about his faith. When he started looking for answers, he unearthed them in une...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:00