Howdy Roamers and thanks for stopping in for this science heavy episode! Chris is joined by Dr. Hayes Goosey of Montana State University to discuss the range land crawlers that have a more significant impact than we think. Dung beetles, sage grouse and responsible grazing practices are all on the docket for this biologists’ biology […]Read more "EP 058: Hayes Goosey, Entomology"
Thanks for dropping in Roamers, to another episode of the Right To Roam podcast! The whole crew is present for this conversation with first time R2R guest, Joshua Morse. Joshua’s research, and this conversation, centers around the ins, outs, ups and downs of migration corridors and the ungulates that rely on them. Reluctantly, we are […]Read more "EP 057: Joshua Morse"
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"
You’re in the thick of it now, Roamers! Thanks for hitting up another Right To Roam lowdown. Lee takes the reins for this episode to touch on some timely information in relation to your potential harvest. CWD is the subject matter, however, our approach to the subject matter is a tad different. Lee draws on […]Read more "R2R LD Ep 018: CWD, What to Consider"
Thanks for hitting up the Right To Roam podcast and welcome to the episode! Get your time machines ready for this one as Lee and University of Wyoming Professor of Geography Thomas Minckley look back, like waaaaaayyyyy back into wildlife ecology, population trends, habitat variations and the like. This cerebral episode will have you fully […]Read more "EP 045: Waaaaaayyyyyy Back Wildlife Management with Thomas Minckley"
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 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"
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"
Welcome back to the Right To Roam podcast! Chris, Adam and Lee are joined by Chase Gunnell from Conservation Northwest. Chase serves as the communications director for CN as well as serving as the Conservation Chair for the Washington chapter of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers. As a lifelong resident of the Pacific Northwest with familial […]Read more "EP 037: The Pacific Northwest, From Grizzlies to Sasquatch"
Welcome back Roamers to the Right To Roam podcast! We’ve got a great episode for you this week in that we are giving away our first Grand Prize (Thanks First Lite) associated with the Go Fund Me and we have a special guest in Walt Gasson. Lee and Sam sit down with Walt, a pioneering […]Read more "EP 036: Reminiscing and Story Telling with Walt Gasson"
Welcome back to this high country episode of the Right To Roam Lowdown! Sam and Chris take a moment to touch on some lesser known bighorn sheep facts. From the finer points of reintroduction obstacles to historical ranges, this lowdown provides you with the kind of Jeopardy style trivia sure to make your campfire companions […]Read more "The R2R LD EP 009: What You May Not Know About Bighorn Sheep"
Welcome back to the podcast Roamers! Thanks for joining us on this very unique episode. Chris and Adam are joined by retired, legendary non-game biologist Bob Oakleaf. Bob, as the state of Wyoming’s first non-game biologist, played an invaluable role in the recovery efforts of the Peregrine Falcon and Black-footed Ferret. With the aid of […]Read more "EP 035: From Falcons to Ferrets with Bob Oakleaf"
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! 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 Lowdown! In this episode co-host Chris Sheets sits down with President-elect of the Wyoming Chapter of the Wildlife Society to recap their annual meeting that took place in Jackson Hole, WY in December. This is a brief introduction into the purpose and intent of the Wildlife Society and the folks involved […]Read more "The R2R LD EP 002: Ben Wise"
On this episode of the Right To Roam podcast, 3/4 of the hosting contingent are joined by co-coordinator of the March for Science, Kristen Gunther, to discuss the importance of science in education and our management practices, where and how the scientific process can be effective, and some of the roadblocks and hurdles that can […]Read more "EP 013: The March for Science"