Howdy Roamers! Thanks for checking out this episode of the Right To Roam Podcast. We have a great episode teaming with information, exploration and collaboration. Chris is joined by guest host Samantha Dwinell to speak with 3rd generation sheep rancher, John Helle, and Wild Sheep Foundation Conservation Director and retired Montana Fish and Wildlife biologist […]Read more "EP 079: Wild Sheep and Wool Growers"
Thanks for checking out this episode of the Right To Roam Podcast. This episode, for a myriad of reasons, has been a long time coming. Chris, while attending BHA Rendezvous 2019, was joined by past guest of the podcast, Jessi Johnson to speak with Katelyn Sheehan. Katelyn has a life resume and ecurrent profession that […]Read more "EP 078: Katelyn Sheehan"
Guess who’s back Roamers? Thanks for hanging our while we enjoyed our September hunting season and totally abandoned the podcast! We enjoyed our hiatus and are excited to be bringing you some great conservation content once again. Today’s episode finds Chris engaged in a great conversation with Jared Frasier of 2% for Conservation. If you’re […]Read more "EP 077: Choose Your Org Wisely with Jared Frasier"
Happy September Roamers! We hope you are out and about enjoying our wild places and resources and in doing so we thank you for taking the time to check out this quick episode of the Right To Roam Podcast. Adam takes a moment to pull the curtain back so you can see and anticipate what […]Read more "R2R LD EP 031: Coming At ‘Cha!"
Howdy Roamers and thanks for checking out this episode of the Right To Roam Podcast. This weeks episode finds Chris and Adam in a great conversation with Samantha Dwinnell. Sam is part of the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming focusing her efforts on mule deer and the myriad […]Read more "EP 075: Samantha Dwinnell, Managing Mulies"
Thanks for checking out this episode of the Right To Roam Podcast, Roamers! This week is a teaser into the 2% for Conservation‘s event that took place in June. One of the two keynote addresses included Sitka gear founder Jonathon Hart. Jonathon shares his perspective regarding cooperate involvement in the conservation conversation and overall movement. […]Read more "EP 072: Boz Con Con, Sitka Gear"
Howdy Roamers and thanks for checking out the third and final installment of our #righttoramblebha2019. We have a solid trio of conversations and ramblings for you this week that we know you will enjoy and distribute among your friends. As a refresher, we plucked folks from the showroom floor to answer one or two of […]Read more "R2R LD 030: Right To Ramble @ BHA Rendezvous Pt. 3"
Howdy Roamers and thanks for checking out this episode of the Right To Roam Podcast! Lee and Sam, while in Boise for the BHA Rendezvous 2019, were able to track down accomplished and renowned wolf biologist, Carter Niemeyer. Historical findings, past and present assumptions and what the future may hold for these controversial predators were […]Read more "EP 069: Wolf Management with Carter Niemeyer"
Time to hit the trail in Boise, ID once again Roamers. Thank you for stopping by for the second installment of our #righttoramblebha2019 series. As a refresher, we plucked folks from the showroom floor to answer one or two of our 11 selected questions. These brief conversations are that result. Leland Brown a co-founder of […]Read more "R2R LD 029: Right To Ramble @ BHA Rendezvous Pt. 2"
Howdy Roamers and thanks for dropping in for this edition of the Right To Roam Podcast Lowdown. We have a helluva trio of quick conversations that were recorded at the recent Backcountry Hunters and Anglers Rendezvous in Boise, ID. Each of our guests had to choose to answer a question from a list we had […]Read more "R2R LD 028: Right To Ramble @ BHA Rendezvous 2019 Pt. 1"
On the road again! The long-haired stranger nailed those lyrics in reference to what the R2R crew has in store. Thanks Roamers for checking out this episode of the Right To Roam Podcast. Keeping things short and sweet, this episode shares our 2019 BHA Rendezvous schedule, tentatively of course, and highlights the fact that we […]Read more "R2R LD 027: BHA Rendezvous, The Prequel!"
Howdy Roamers and thanks for joining us for another episode of the Right To Roam Podcast. Lace up the boots and ready your packs for this episode as Lee, Sam and Adam are joined by accomplished distance runner, through hiker and outdoorsman, Andrew Skurka. In an earlier episode of the podcast Lee and Sam had, […]Read more "EP 067: Andrew Skurka"
Howdy Roamers and thanks for dropping by for another episode of the Right To Roam Podcast! We’ve got a great episode for you this week featuring a pair of special guests! Chris is joined by guest co-host, Jess Johnson, to speak all things women and hunting with Professor of Women’s Studies, Mary Stange. Mary, in […]Read more "EP 066: Mary Stange"
Roamers, we are appreciative of you for checking out another episode of the Right To Roam Podcast. Chris and Adam are joined by one of the greatest voices for conservation, Shane Mahoney. I’m sure you’ve heard Shane on other podcasts, however, we take a different path in this discussion as Shane dives into the philosophy […]Read more "EP 061: Shane Mahoney, Management Philosophy"
Howdy Roamers and thanks for checking out another episode of the Right To Roam Podcast! You’ve made a choice, in playing this episode, that will highlight some great sociological and cultural influences in conservation. Chris and Adam are joined by Len Necefer. Len is an Assistant Professor with the American Indian Studies program & the […]Read more "EP 060: Len Necefer"
Howdy Roamers and thanks for checking in on part two of the 2019 Sportsmen’s Legislative Reception! Lee and Sam are joined by one first time guest in Aaron Kindle of the National Wildlife Federation and second time guests of the podcast Kim Floyd of the Wyoming Federation of Union Sportsmen and Joel Webster of the […]Read more "R2R LD EP 026: Sportsmen’s Legislative Reception Vol 2. Pt. 2"
Howdy Roamers and thanks for dropping in for another episode of the Right To Roam podcast. Adam is joined by Sam Stein to discuss all things volunteerism and ducks. Sam is a social media chair for a regional chapter of Ducks Unlimited in western Wyoming. This conversation has roots in one of the most successful […]Read more "EP 059: Sam Stein, Ducks Unlimited"
Howdy Roamers! Thanks for dropping into another episode of the Right To Roam Podcast. In this week’s episode, Adam is joined by freshman legislator to the Wyoming House of Representatives, Cyrus Western. Cyrus was elected to the District 51 seat of the House during the 2018 election. Being a freshman legislator is a tall enough […]Read more "EP 054: Cyrus Western"
Happy New Year Roamers! Thanks for starting off the year with the latest R2R podcast. You’ve definitely chosen a great episode to get you informed and pumped up for the conservation conversation in the new year. Adam is joined by the Editor-in-Chief of the Modern Huntsman, Tyler Sharp. Tyler brings a well traveled and experienced […]Read more "EP 053: Tyler Sharp"
Welcome back to the podcast and thanks for listening! Adam takes the reins for this lowdown to share an excerpt from Vol. 1 of the Modern Huntsman. For those that don’t know about Modern Huntsman, we hope this introduces you to a great collection of writers and photographers that have a bead drawn on what […]Read more "R2R LD EP 022: Modern Huntsman, an Excerpt"
Happy Thanksgiving! Thanks for taking the time to listen to another Right To Roam Lowdown! Lee and Adam take a moment to look into the research around human disturbance and the impact it has on ungulate behaviors in proximity roads and trails. The research comes out of eastern Oregon and lends itself to some interesting […]Read more "R2R LD EP 021: Traffic and its Impact"
Howdy Roamers and thanks for taking the time to enjoy another episode of the Right To Roam podcast! Lee, Sam and Chris are joined by Episode 013 guest, Kristen Gunther. The crew touch on a wide array of topics regarding conservation issues in Wyoming and across the western United States and how some recent election […]Read more "EP 049: Policy, Advocacy and Post Election Updates"
Thanks for hopping on the trail with us this week Roamers! We’ve got a great conversation with Lee, Sam and Adam being joined by co-founder and current owner/operator/spokesman of Hunt To Eat and all around conservation go-getter, Mahting Putelis. Some tough questions are asked and hopefully answered as the guys dive into some of the […]Read more "EP 048: Pt. 3 Hunt To Eat, Media and Conservation"
Merry November Roamers! Thanks for taking the time to settle in for another lowdown. We hope you enjoy the conversation as Sam and Adam reminisce, recall, laugh and re-ignite their joy of chasing cottontails. With many big game seasons drawing to a close and the weather beginning to turn towards winter, the guys have a […]Read more "R2R LD EP 020: Sassy Bunnies and Curing the Winter Lull"
Thanks for tuning into the podcast Roamers! This week on the Right To Roam Podcast, we continue our multi-episode series that focuses on media’s role in conservation. Chris and Adam are joined by digital asset manager for Seacat Creative, Paul Kemper. Paul and the guys sprint right down the trail of the importance of conservation […]Read more "EP 047: Pt. 2 Seacat Creative, Media and Conservation"
Howdy Roamers, and welcome to another R2R lowdown! Chris takes some time to sit down with previous guest, friend of the podcast and public land advocate extraordinaire, Jess Johnson. The subject matter for this lowdown revolves around the updates regarding the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Since its expiration at the end of September, there […]Read more "R2R LD Ep 019: The LWCF Update"
Howdy Roamers and welcome back to the Right To Roam Podcast! This week starts us down a multi episode series with a focus on the wide world of media and its impact or lack thereof on conservation. Chris and Adam are joined by the creative mind behind a new multi-platform media experience, Garrett Burbank. Garrett […]Read more "EP 046: Pt. 1 Life Link, Media and Conservation"
Howdy Roamers and welcome back to another Right To Roam Lowdown!…well…kinda!? For our 66th published episode we invite you to check out four of our favorites from the past year and a half. Chris had the audio honors for this one and he provides some great teasers for each of the “Qualilty Four.” This is […]Read more "R2R LD EP 017: The Quality Four"
Howdy Roamers! Thanks for catching another episode of the Right To Roam podcast. Sam and Adam had the pleasure of sitting down with Chester Floyd and Seth Morris of RER Bows/Stonepoint Trading Co. The conversation wades through the waters of successful tag draws, custom traditional bows, and hard core pronghorn hunting tactics. Conservation and its […]Read more "EP 044: Trad Bows and Long Runs with Stone Point Trading Co."
Welcome back to another episode of the Right To Roam podcast! Chris, Sam and Lee are joined by the one-man wrecking crew that is responsible for Bone Broadheads, Jarrett Babinsak. The guys get a little geeked out on broadhead design and function in this one, diving into the whats and whys of single bevel broadheads […]Read more "EP 042: Bone Broadheads, Backcountry Advocacy and Solid Parenting"
Welcome back to the Right To Roam podcast and thank you for taking the time to listen! The guys are joined by rockstar conservationist Jared Oakleaf to discuss Odocoileus Hemionus, the grey ghost, or more commonly, the mule deer. From habitat issues to the pros and cons of general seasons vs. limited quota hunting restrictions […]Read more "EP 041: Managing Odocoileus Hemionus with Jared Oakleaf"
Thanks for checking out this episode of the Right To Roam Lowdown! Sam and Adam are on the road and dive into the notion of what and who Green Decoys are. They do their best, sometimes tongue in cheek, to dissect the mentality behind why some conservation groups garner the label of “green decoy.” This […]Read more "The R2R LD EP 014: Will The Real Green Decoys Please Stand Up"
Roamers, Roamers, Roamers, thanks for checking out another episode of the Right To Roam Podcast! You’re gonna want to set the cruise control a few mph slower, extend the time on the treadmill, or hang the “Do Not Disturb” sign on the office door for this one! The full hosting contingent find themselves along the […]Read more "EP 040: Campfire Conservation with Ryan Busse and Jared Oakleaf"
Hey Roamers! Welcome back to another episode of the Right To Roam Lowdown. Adam steers the ship into the waters regarding a “call to action” on The Land and Water Conservation Fund and its impending sunset. This episode touches on a brief history, current status and overall impact of the 52 year old program. The […]Read more "The R2R LD EP 013: The Land and Water Conservation Fund"
Howdy Roamers and welcome back to the Right To Roam podcast! We’re excited to bring a pretty diverse episode to you this week as Chris, Sam and Lee are joined by a non-game project biologist up to her eyes in bats! Laura Beard works for the Wyoming Game and Fish and has some great insight […]Read more "EP 039: Bats, Public Land Squatting, and Wedding Planning?"
Welcome back to the podcast! In this episode Lee is joined by Joey Faigl, Josh Coursey and Chris Steffan of the Muley Fanatic Foundation. The guys dive into some of the issues facing mule deer conservation and mule deer habitat conservation. The Muley Fanatic Foundation is a great NGO that has really been gaining steam […]Read more "EP 038: Mule Deer, Music and Manly Men"
Hey Roamers, after a brief hiatus the Lowdown is back! For those of you interested in when and how we are handing out the Grand Prizes associated with our Go Fund Me, Sam and Adam have you covered. Then Chris and Adam present what we hope is the most common sense PSA in the outdoor […]Read more "The R2R LD EP 008: Spring has Sprung"
Thanks for dropping by the Right To Roam Podcast! In this episode Chris and Adam have the pleasure of visiting with Dan Heilig of the Wyoming Outdoor Council in Lander, Wyoming. The WOC is a non-profit conservation group that focuses on science based management to ensure our wild spaces remain wild and available for our […]Read more "EP 033: The Wyoming Outdoor Council with Dan Heilig"
Welcome back to the podcast Roamers! Thanks for joining us for the second installment of Wyoming grizzly bear management. The guys from Right To Roam sit down with Joe Kondelis of the Western Bear Foundation to dive full force into their role in bear education, population management, public service, bear advocacy, hunting as a tool […]Read more "EP 032: Wyoming Bear Advocacy with the Western Bear Foundation"
Welcome back to the Right To Roam Podcast! In this episode, Chris and Adam speak with Katie DeLorenzo. Katie is the newly hired Backcountry Hunters and Anglers Southwest Chapter Coordinator. She is a champion for our public lands as well as being a committed hunter with some great hunts under her belt. Katie also dives […]Read more "EP 029: Southwest Adventuring with Katie DeLorenzo"
Thanks for dropping in to the Right To Roam podcast, here’s this week’s Lowdown! In this episode the guys of R2R touch on some semi-current events in the world of hunting, conservation and politics. The influence of celebrity in policy is at the root of this episode. Using Secretary Zinke’s recent appointment of hunting celebrity […]Read more "The R2R LD EP 006: Celebrity Policy"
Welcome back to the Right To Roam Podcast! This episode is the third and final part of the Sportsmen’s Legislative Reception the guys from R2R had the pleasure of attending. In this episode, Chris, Adam, and Sam are joined by three heavy hitters in the Wyoming political and public resource management arena. Current State Treasurer, […]Read more "EP 028: Wyoming Leadership with Mark Gordon, Bob Budd, and Scott Talbott"
Welcome back to the Right To Roam Podcast! Onto to part two of the legislative recap. In this episode the R2R crew is joined by Kim Floyd of the Wyoming Federation of Union Sportsmen and by Josh Coursey of the Muley Fanatic Foundation. This is a great conversation with representatives of two of the most […]Read more "EP 027: Muley Fanatic Foundation and the Wyoming Federation of Union Sportsmen"
Welcome back to the podcast! On this installment of the Right To Roam Podcast the whole crew is joined by Josh Metten. Josh holds a B.S. in Natural Resources Management and works out of Jackson Hole, Wyoming for Jackson Hole Eco-Tours. This episode delves into the introduction of our public lands to an observational consumer […]Read more "EP 023: Eco-Tourism and our National Parks with Josh Metten"
Welcome back to the podcast! In this episode Lee and Sam speak with newbie hunters, Emily and Jess, and dive into the whats, whys, and hows of getting into hunting as adults. There are some great stories as Jess is Sam’s fiance and Emily has been friends with the R2R guys for years, therefore, familiarity […]Read more "EP 20: Getting into Hunting as an Adult with Emily and Jess"
Welcome back to the podcast! In this episode Lee and Adam dive into the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership and they work they do in the political realm on behalf of all public land owners and especially hunters and anglers. The guys speak with Joel Webster, the TRCP Director of Western Lands, on the specifics of […]Read more "EP 019: The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership and the Sportsmen’s Country Campaign"
Welcome back to the Right To Roam podcast! This episode the the continuation of Lee and Adam’s discussion from Episode 016 on hunter ethics. In this episode the soapboxes can get a little taller and the issues a bit more in depth as field craft and weapon proficiency are both discussed. We appreciate you taking […]Read more "EP 018: Hunter Ethics Pt. 2"
Welcome back to the Right To Roam Podcast. On this episode, Lee and Adam get into the reeds and stubble fields with Joshua Stafford and discuss waterfowl management on both public and private lands. Josh is a Research Ecologist with the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit as well as an avid bird […]Read more "EP 015: Waterfowl and Wetlands"
In this episode Chris and Adam are joined by Wyoming Game and Fish Large Carnivore Biologist, Luke Ellsbury, to discuss Luke’s 20+ years of experience as a houndsman and what hunting large predators with dogs entails as well as some of the finer points of managing large carnivores like the mountain lion in the American […]Read more "EP 014: Hounds, Hot Tracks, and Lion Tales!"
Episode 012 is just what the title suggests. The guys from Right To Roam are joined by Public Lands Coordinator for the Wyoming Wildlife Federation and National Wildlife Federation Sportswomen’s Coalition Leader, Jess Johnson, to discuss all things conservation and public lands. Jess is a great resource for public lands issues that are prevalent in […]Read more "EP 012: A Conservation Cornucopia"
Listen in as Right To Roam co-host Chris Sheets and special guest Ben Wise cover the history of the American bison, management issues associated with this iconic species, and touch on a political hot button issue in brucellosis. Ben is a biologist for the Wyoming Game and Fish and holds a Master’s degree in veterinary […]Read more "EP 006: Bison Bison and Ben Wise"