Rocky Mountain National Podcast

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The official podcast of Rocky Mountain National Park. Get the inside scoop on what goes into making a national park work through on-site interviews with rangers, researchers, and visitors like you.

Episode Date
A Love of the Mountains (Season 1, Episode 1)
Our first episode! We join Kathy Brazelton, East District Naturalist, in Upper Beaver Meadows to chat about her life as a ranger, what an "interpreter" does in the National Park Service, ranger programs, signs of spring, and more. #rmnpod
Jun 16, 2017
Chillin' in the Alpine (Season 1, Episode 2)
We join ranger Cynthia Langguth to learn about the incredibly unique world of the alpine tundra: the land above the trees. Marmots, pika, and ptarmigan... oh my! #rmnpod
Jun 30, 2017
Gettin' Wild on Rocky's West Side (Season 1, Episode 3)
We join rangers Maci MacPherson and Michele Simmons at Holzwarth Historic Site to talk about the wonders of Rocky's west side. #rmnpod
Jul 14, 2017
Sharing Rocky's Stories with the World (Season 1, Episode 4)
This week we join Kyle Patterson, Rocky’s Public Affairs Officer, to talk about what in the heck a public affairs officer does, the importance of sharing Rocky’s amazing news and messages, current issues at the park, and what you can do to help us keep Rocky beautiful now and in the future. #rmnpod
Jul 28, 2017
Design in the Great Outdoors (Season 1, Episode 5)
We join a class of graphic and industrial design students from the University of Kansas to talk about their week-long Design Outside class at Rocky, how living and designing outside without technology influences the creative process, and how the experience has shaped them personally and professionally. #rmnpod
Aug 11, 2017
Rocky's Volunteers are vital to you and the Park (Season 1, Episode 6)
If you have ever visited Rocky chances are you've interacted with a volunteer. This week we speak with Lindsey Lewis, Rocky's Volunteer Program Director and how vital our volunteers are to you and the park. #rmnpod
Aug 25, 2017
Historic Structures with Mary Johnston (Season 1, Episode 7)
Rocky is home to hundreds of historic structures, from backcountry cabins to rock walls. We join Mary Johnston, Historic Structures Technician, to learn more about these structures and what it takes to keep them safe. #rmnpod
Sep 08, 2017
Elk and Landscape Ecology (Season 1, Episode 8)
It's fall! To celebrate, we join Hanem Aboulezz, landscape ecologist at Rocky, to chat about elk, moose, beaver, Moraine Park, landscape ecology, and more. #rmnpod
Sep 22, 2017
Rocky Mountain Conservancy and Partnerships (Season 1, Episode 9)
Park partners are essential to the operation and preservation of Rocky. Learn more about one of Rocky's premiere partners, the Rocky Mountain Conservancy, the work they do, and how you can help. #rmnpod
Oct 06, 2017
The Keyhole Route on Longs Peak (Season 1, Episode 10)
Longs Peak rises above Rocky Mountain National Park, enticing climbers of all skills and abilities. We join Everett Phillips, a climbing ranger at Rocky, to learn what being a climbing ranger is all about and how to plan a successful climb on the Keyhole Route. #rmnpod
Oct 20, 2017