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Outlandish is a podcast started by the United States Forest Service as part of our "Your Forests Your Future." campaign. Through this podcast we will bring you interesting and relevant stories about what's happening out on your public lands right now! 992052

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S2E16: Grazing Part 2: Cattle Among Us

This week on Outlandish we're continuing our discussion on grazing and public lands. Outlandish is going on a cattle drive! We'll hear from a long-time buckaroo, plus recreational users whose hiking overlaps with cattle country. We'll spend the episode on a grazing allotment on the Boise National Forest. Giddyup, Outlandish!

Sep 17, 2018
S2E15: Grazing Part 1: Sagebrush Sea

This week on Outlandish, we're diving into a two-part series on grazing and public lands. We're handing the mic off to Monica Gokey, who's taking us out to the great sagebrush sea - to a place where the relationship between ranchers and the land they run cattle on is so intertwined that people can hardly remember it any other way.

Sep 10, 2018
S2E14: Dan Seffeirt: Ice Patch Archaeology

On this bonus episode of Outlandish, I dig deeper into glaciers with an amazing geologist: Dan Seffeirt. He explains "ice patch archaeology" and how glaciers impact our ecosystems.

Sep 03, 2018
S2E13 What You Can Find in Glaciers

On this episode of Outlandish, we bring you one of the most incredible stories I've ever heard.

It all started with our adventure to see a glacier full of extinct bugs, that sadly no longer exists. 

My fascination with this concept lead me to someone who made one of the most significant archeological finds. 

Download this episode today to hear this amazing tale of friends on a hunting trip that discovered history.

Aug 27, 2018
S2E12: The Brooks Brothers

On today's bonus episode of Outlandish we're meeting the Brooks brothers. They grew up in a really outdoorsy family, and all those formative years hunting and fishing drove both brothers to pursue careers in conservation. 

Aug 20, 2018
S2E11: Building a Community Through Fisheries

On this episode of Outlandish, we hand the mic off to Caroline Lester. She takes us to public lands where fish frenzies take bring communities together, and Atlantic Salmon complete their unique life cycles.

Aug 13, 2018
S2E10 Beth Waterbury: Finding Fledglings

On today's bonus episode, we take one of our local salmon wildlife heroes to find out more about our new little bird friends. 

Aug 06, 2018
S2E9: The Many Migrations

On this episode of Outlandish we explore a variety of migration types happening in our own backyard. 

Join us as we see what's happening in the air, in the water, and on the land as we bring in a special guest reporter to help us uncover these fascinating facts.

Jul 30, 2018
S2E8 Greg Peters: National Forest Foundation

On this episode we speak with Greg Peters from the National Forest Foundation to discuss exactly what a national forest is, how it differs from other public lands, and how everyone should be out enjoying them.

Jul 23, 2018
S2E7: Wild Plans on Wild Lands!

On this episode of Outlandish we explore groups of individuals raising awareness on public lands and social issues at the same time.

Jul 16, 2018
S2E6 Gina Knudson: Learning the Appalachian Ways

Continuing our bonus content series, we bring you Gina Knudson to get a behind the scenes look at the Appalachian Trails episode.

Jul 09, 2018
S2E5 The Appalachian Trail

On this episode of Outlandish, Liz and Mindy take a trip to the Appalachian Trail to learn about it's history with the native people and how much beauty it still holds today. 

Jul 02, 2018
S2E4 Bjorn Frederickson: Life in the Forest Service

As part of our new interview series, I was interested in talking with Bjorn Frederickson from the Fossil Creek episode about life in the forest service, and all things wild and scenic.

Jun 25, 2018
S2E3 Shangri La

On this episode of Outlandish, we explore one of the most beautiful bodies of water we've seen: Fossil Creek.

We also learn about the history of the river, and it's relationship with the native people. 

Download this episode now to hear about a truly remarkable gym that's hidden in Arizona.

Jun 18, 2018
S2E2 Jessie Royer: A Doggone Champion

For this season of Outlandish, we wanted to do something different. In between our adventures we are going to dive a little deeper into some of our topics by interviewing the experts.

On this episode, we interview Jessie Royer: champion dog sledder to discuss the life of a dog musher.

Jun 11, 2018
S2E1 Iditarod. Did you?

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Welcome to Season 2 of Outlandish! For this episode, we traveled to  Alaska to see the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Often referred to as “The Last Great Race,” this 1,000-mile long challenge is some of the roughest, most beautiful terrain Mother Nature has to offer.

Listen to this episode to hear us speak with the founders of The Iditarod. We hear their perspectives on what the event means to the state of Alaska and to the greater picture of humanity and our public lands.

Jun 04, 2018
Outlandish Season 2 Promo
The gateway to all things public lands, out•LAND•ish is a brand new podcast brought to you by The United States Forest Service. Whose ready for another exciting season of public lands adventures!
May 10, 2018
Ep.10 Get Out, Get Active, Be Heard
Find out more at https://www.yourforestsyourfuture.org/ For our final episode of Season 1 we really wanted to go out with a bang! We really loved our first episode and our guest, Char Miller, and his knowledge of our public lands. As a result, we brought him back for more information. He gives us great insights on how anyone can take action and have a say on how our public lands are used and transformed. Speaking of taking action, we decided it would be a great idea to take our own advice. We decided to go on an adventure for the episode, visit some of the most beautiful canyons, and even go for a ride on snow bikes. Download this episode now to hear our adventure, and how you too can take part in having an active voice over our public lands. 5 Ways to Get Involved: 1) Go Hiking 2) Camp for a weekend 3) Hit the bike trails 4) Take a fishing trip 5) Join an organization that aligns with your interests Find out more at https://www.yourforestsyourfuture.org/
Feb 12, 2018
Ep.9 A National Natural Deficiency
Been feeling a little low lately? Like something's missing in your life? Perhaps you've got a case of NDD! In this episode we explore the growing phenomenon known as "Nature Deficiency Disorder" starting with the future of our public lands... kids!
Nov 03, 2017
Ep.8 Livin' That RV Life
What does RV’ing have to do with Public Lands? Get ready for an adventure with Mindy and Liz as they set out to discover just that….in an RV of course! As summer fades to fall, make time for one last road trip and come along for an audio journey into the amazing world of RVing on public lands.
Oct 23, 2017
Ep.7 The Great American Road Trip: Part I
Is it the destination? Or the journey? Everyone has a story to tell about road trips and our nation's often overlooked public lands serve as both the destination and journey. Because of this we have dedicated a two part series on the Great American Road Trip. Experience the Windshield Wilderness as Rachel explores public lands through the lens of the Great American Road Trip and builds some family values along the way.
Sep 28, 2017
Ep.6 Conquering the Continent | The Great American Through Hikes
Canada or Mexico? out.LAND.ish guest reporter Gina Knudson takes us on an adventure along her favorite National Scenic Trail; the Continental Divide Trail, which spans the United States, north to south, border to border. We'll learn about Trail Angles, Hiker Boxes, and the lucky among us may even just get our own "Trail Name."
Sep 14, 2017
Ep.5.2 Total Eclipse of My Heart: Part 2
This solar eclipse business is a big thing. Find out how agencies across the path of totality are bracing for the millions of visitors planning on catching this celestial wonder on America’s prime backdrop of public lands. Catch part 2 of Total Eclipse of my Heart to find out how different people from across the country experienced this once in a lifetime event!
Aug 30, 2017
Ep.5 Total Eclipse of My Heart: Part 1
This solar eclipse business is a big thing. Find out how agencies across the path of totality are bracing for the millions of visitors planning on catching this celestial wonder on America’s prime backdrop of public lands. Catch part 1 of Total Eclipse of my Heart to find out how you need to prepare to hit the road for your own 2017 solar eclipse adventure.
Aug 11, 2017
Ep.4.5 Mid-Season Break!
Hey folks! We're taking a mid-season break! Be back soon : )
Jul 25, 2017
Ep.4 Chop. Chop. Chop.
Take a deep breath and head out on a snowy adventure. Join Mindy Crowell as she immerses herself in all things trail running. There is a trail running camp? Is running like life? Or is it just plain hard? Find out for yourself without even breaking a sweat.
Jun 29, 2017
Ep.3 Fungus Amongus!
Put on your mushroom goggles and join Rachel Layman as she takes you on the spore-to-plate journey of a wild mushroom, with a few choose-your-own-adventure detours along the way. Don't try this at home unless you're sticking to the "foragers' golden rule."
Jun 13, 2017
Ep.2 Uncorking Magic
In Episode 2 of out.LAND.ish Liz Townley takes you on the Main Salmon River, to explore one of the greatest wild places in the lower 48.
Jun 01, 2017
Ep.1 Ajax, Pinchot, and a Marching Band
Join Mindy, Liz and Rachel as they delve into the history of our public lands-but, don't yawn or click on S-town just yet- this history may be more poignant than you think! Join a public lands rally without even making a cleaver sign and find out how to call in your pack of mules on Episode One: Ajax, Pinchot, and a Marching Band. You haven't heard the story behind our favorite national real estate until you've heard it from Dr. Char Miller.
Apr 22, 2017