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"
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 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 venturing to desert of Arizona with us for this episode! Chris is joined by a crew of backcountry badasses and conservation kingpins. Jess Johnson of Artemis and the Wyoming Wildlife Federation, Mahting Putelis of Hunt To Eat, Jared Frasier of 2% For Conservation, Craig Okraska of Maven Optics and Chris […]Read more "EP 056: Cactus Conservation"
Howdy Roamers! Thanks for stopping by to check out another episode of the Right To Roam Podcast! This week’s conversation takes a turn to the product realm of the great outdoors, a topic we rarely visit with regularity. Chris, Lee and Adam are joined by Tom Cohen former owner of Ursacks. For nearly 20 years […]Read more "EP 055: Ursacks"
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"
Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Howdy Roamers! Thanks for taking the time out of your day to drop in for another episode of the Right To Roam Podcast. Lee and Adam are joined by Kyla West for a great conversation including parachuting beavers, red wolf status and canine carnivore research. Kyla draws on her graduate […]Read more "EP 052: BDAs, Mesocarnivores and Field Tales"
Welcome back to the podcast and thanks for hitching your time to us for the next hour and change. Lee runs the show in this season highlight recap accompanied by hunting partners Jeff Smith, Nick Norris and Rusty Reynolds. The guys set off to pursue mule deer and elk in the mountains of western Wyoming […]Read more "R2R LD EP 023: Bipeds, Backcountry and Bicycles"
Welcome back to the Right To Roam Podcast and thanks for taking the time to join Chris, Sam and Lee in a great conversation about the little things. The guys are joined by invertebrate zoologist, Dr. Lusha Tronstad, of the Wyoming Natural Diversity Database (WYNDD). Dr. Tronstad is responsible for developing and maintaining data on […]Read more "EP 051: No Spine, No Problem: It’s the Little Things!"
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"
Hey Roamers! Thanks for hitting up another episode of the Right To Roam podcast, we appreciate you taking the time. Chris, Sam and Lee are joined by Rachel Fanelli and Lauren Stanton. Rachel is the project manager for the University of Wyoming Raccoon Project and Lauren is Ph.D candidate working on the raccoon project with […]Read more "EP 050: Trash Pandas and Polecats…Affectionately of Course!"
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"
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"
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 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."
Hey Roamers, thanks for checking out this episode of the Right To Roam Podcast! Sam and Adam were honored to sit down at Fresh Tracks headquarters to speak with the man himself, Randy Newberg! The guys waste little time before diving into the importance of conservation and the need for hunters, anglers, and outdoor enthusiasts […]Read more "EP 043: Own the History and Culture with Randy Newberg"
Thanks for joining us for this special episode of the Right To Roam podcast. In this episode Chris and Adam do their best to cover some of the misnomers, inaccuracies, and flat out falsities from the public lands forum for the 2018 Wyoming Gubernatorial candidates held August 9th in Casper, Wyoming. The forum, facilitated by […]Read more "Special EP 002: Fact Checking Wyoming Gubernatorial Candidates"
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"
Hey Roamers, thanks for checking out this special episode of the Right To Roam podcast. We at R2R want to extend a special thanks to the Wyoming Wildlife Federation for hosting this Q&A session with the 2018 Wyoming Gubernatorial Candidates. There were a series of six questions that each candidate had the opportunity to answer. […]Read more "Special EP 001: Wyoming Gubernatorial Forum on Public Lands 8/09/2018"
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 to another Right To Roam Lowdown! Lee and Chris touch on the recent discovery of white-nose syndrome affecting bats in Wyoming. Not sure what white-nose is? The guys have you covered with a “back to science” synopsis meant to satisfy. These non-game critters are not only fascinating but pivotal within the Cowboy State ecosystem […]Read more "The R2R LD EP 012: White-nose Syndrome"
Thanks for dropping into another episode of the Right To Roam Lowdown! Adam is piloting the ship on his own this week to take a specific look at the public land policy stances of the prospective gubernatorial candidates for the state of Wyoming in 2018. There are some expected positions founded on strong evidence and […]Read more "The R2R LD EP 011: Wyoming’s 2018 Gubernatorial Race, Regarding Public Lands"
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"
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! What a great conversation we have in store for you this week. The R2R crew sit down with Dr. Dan Thompson (aka The Smartest Redneck (we know)) who is the current head of the large carnivore division of the Wyoming Game and Fish. Dan holds a PhD […]Read more "EP 031: Wyoming Grizzly Management"
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! Be sure you have your studious mindset ready as the guys of R2R sit down with pronghorn aficionados Adele Reinking and Melanie LaCava. Both Adele and Melanie have worked their post graduate degrees around the fastest land mammal this side of the Atlantic Ocean. These ladies help […]Read more "EP 025: The Fastest Fetal Free For All with Adele Reinking and Melanie LaCava"
Welcome back to the Right To Roam Podcast and thanks for listening to this week’s episode of the Lowdown! In this episode the guys cover, very briefly, the list of potential legislation that will be considered in this year’s Wyoming legislative session. Thanks to the Wyoming Wildlife Federation, your hosts provide brief synopsis of each […]Read more "The R2R LD EP 004: Schoolhouse Rock Wyoming Style"
Welcome back to the podcast! In this episode Chris and Adam are joined by Episode 012 guest, Jessi Johnson of the Wyoming Wildlife Federation and their new hire, communications guru, and Wyoming native, Landon Blanchard. The conversation includes getting to know Landon and his role with WWF as well as how we can all truly […]Read more "EP 024: Active Advocacy and New Hires"
Welcome back to the Right To Roam Podcast and welcome to the Lowdown! This “brief” episode has Sam and Lee diving into some of the federal legislation that requires all of our attention as what is at risk are the wild places, spaces, and species within. Though we advertised 20 minute quick hitters, the gents […]Read more "The R2R LD EP 003: Wilderness Matters"
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"