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


79 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Emily Pennington was super in love with her boyfriend. But a backpacking trip put that to the test.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 16:51
  • Purchases: 1
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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.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 17:27
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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.

  • Added: Jan 09, 2019
  • Length: 24:04
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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 WAMC


  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 14:37
  • Purchases: 1
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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 WGCU, KAZU, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Apr 20, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 3
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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
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“Bearded Ladies” A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: Paleobotanist Ellen Currano noticed a lack of other women in her field. So she...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 27:59
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“Through The Keyhole” A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: Tyler Dunning went into the wild to distract himself from his grief…but e...

Bought by KVNF


  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Marcus Eriksen wanted to draw attention to a problem no one could see. So he sailed into the middle of it.

Bought by KRZA and KUER


  • Added: Mar 28, 2018
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 2
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A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air. Jessi Johnson is a modern-day Artemis. But the perfect shot led her on a heartbreaking odyssey. ...

Bought by KBUT and WGCU


  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Jessi Johnson is a modern-day Artemis. But the perfect shot led her on a heartbreaking odyssey.

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 34:53
  • Purchases: 1
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"Crispy Crickets: Not Your Spin Instructor's Paleo" A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: The paleo diet aims to take nutrition back ...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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"Time Bomb" A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: Brian Corliss just wanted to quench his thirst. But on a snowmobile outing, he grab...

Bought by KBUT


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1