Northern Latitudes: Marcy Mahr – Kootenay Connect Project

Today’s guest is Marcy Mahr, currently the Kootenay Conservation Program’s Kootenay Connect Manager. Marcy is a conservation ecologist with a lifelong passion to preserving and understanding the natural world. Her work spans several critical projects, but one that stands out is her involvement with the KCP. This innovative initiative is making waves in the realm …

Northern Latitudes: Wings of Survival

Northern Latitudes Podcast: Episode Title – “Wings of Survival “ Host: Bill Ault Guests: Leanna Carriere and Timm Timm Döbert Episode Summary: In this episode of Northern Latitudes, host Bill Ault takes listeners on an extraordinary journey with guests Leanna Carriere and Timm Dobert. The duo shares their plans for a remarkable self-propelled trip from …

Cori Lausen – Echoes in the Dark (Bats)

Episode Title: Echoes in the Dark: Unveiling the Mysteries of Bats with Cori Lausen Host: Bill Ault Guest: Cori Lausen, Director of Bat Conservation, WCS Canada Release Date: March 4th, 2024 Introduction: Welcome to episode 30 of Northern Latitudes, where our host, Bill Ault, takes a dive into the mysterious and often misunderstood world of …

NL Biz Podcast Episode: Scaling Peaks in Business and Nutrition with Kristyn Carriere

Host: Bill Ault Guest: Kristyn Carriere, Founder of Seven Summits Snacks Today, we’re thrilled to have Kristyn Carriere, one of the trailblazing founders of Seven Summits Snacks, join us. Seven Summits Snacks is revolutionizing the way we think about nutrition and energy on the go, with a focus on supporting those who aim to conquer …

Eye to Eye With Lynx – Brandon Broderick

Journey Through the Lens with Brandon Broderick Episode Summary: In this episode of “Northern Latitudes,” we sit down with the Canadian Geographic Photographer of the Year, Brandon Broderick. Join us as we discover the stories, challenges, and triumphs behind his award-winning photography and how he captured the stunning photograph of a Lynx that won him …

Polar Bears – Andrew Derocher

Episode Title: “The Arctic Sentinels: Polar Bears and Climate Change” with Andrew Derocher Show Notes: Listen Here In this eye-opening episode of Northern Latitudes, we delve into the icy realms of the Arctic with distinguished guest Professor Andrew Derocher, a leading authority on polar bear ecology from the University of Alberta. With decades of research …

Where Has All the Snow Gone – Alex Gottlieb

Snow is one of the most contradictory cues we have for understanding climate change. As in many recent winters, the lack of snowfall in December seemed to preview our global warming future, with peaks from Oregon to New Hampshire more brown than white and the American Southwest facing a severe snow drought. On the other …

Wildflowers – Meghan Ward

Mary Schäffer Warren (1861 – 1939) was 43 years old and recently widowed when she bucked Victorian-era conventions and reinvented herself as a mountain explorer, writer, and photographer. Over a century later, outdoor writer and historian Meghan J. Ward is entering her forties with new questions about her identity and her relationship with adventure and the natural world. …

Grizzly Bear Science – Bruce McLellan

Coexisting with grizzly bears into the future will be an increasing challenge and require a deep understanding of these large carnivores and what factors make their populations tick. Based on perhaps the longest uninterrupted wildlife research project done by one individual, this is the intertwined story of the science underlying our understanding of grizzly bears …

Where the Falcon Flies – Adam Shoalts

Welcome Back Adam Shoalts! Looking out his porch window one spring morning, Adam Shoalts spotted a majestic peregrine falcon flying across the neighbouring fields near Lake Erie. Falcons migrate annually from southernmost Canada to remote arctic mountains. Grabbing his backpack and canoe, Shoalts resolved to follow the falcon’s route north on an astonishing 3,400-kilometre journey …