Outdoor Adventure Series

Howard A Fox

The Outdoor Adventure Series is an award-winning podcast production of Fox Coaching, Inc. We celebrate individuals and families, entrepreneurs, and organizations that seek out and promote the exploration, conservation, stewardship, access, and enjoyment of the outdoors.

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RADIO/PODCAST Excellence in Craft Awards from the Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA):

2023 - FAMILY PARTICIPATION/YOUTH OUTDOOR EDUCATION
(Sponsored by Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation)

  • Second Place: Jeff Gray, Superintendent at the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
  • Third Place: Tracy Hajduk, National Education Coordinator for the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.


2022 CONSERVATION or NATURE
(Sponsored by Pew Charitable Trusts)


2022 FAMILY PARTICIPATION/YOUTH OUTDOOR EDUCATION

(Sponsored by Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation)



2022 OUTDOOR FUN & ADVENTURE


2022 PRESIDENT’S CHOICE AWARDS

  • Isabelle (Izzy) Edwards: Wildlife and Nature Photographer, Artist, and Conservationist
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Episodes

UnCruise Adventures: Second Mate and Chief Mate on the Wilderness Discoverer with Bronwyn
2d ago
UnCruise Adventures: Second Mate and Chief Mate on the Wilderness Discoverer with Bronwyn
Enjoy the seventh episode in our podcast series with UnCruise Adventures as we continue to enjoy the fourth day of cruising and adventures on their Small Ship, the Wilderness Discoverer.We completed our Glacier Bay National Park tour, experiencing the Lamplugh Glacier, and headed to Neka Bay for day #-4, seeking more beautiful scenery and watching for creatures of all shapes and sizes. The intertidal walks and bushwacks let us see marine creatures that live underwater. We went on shore walks to look for the colorful species that live in this harsh yet beautiful environment. We saw sea stars, urchins, sea cucumbers, clams, crabs, mussels, and more. Another opportunity for kayaking allowed us to see the beauty from another Vantage point. This series of short episodes includes interviews with assorted guests and crew who volunteered to share their stories. EnjoyOUR GUESTBronwyn, Second Mate and Chief Mate on the Wilderness Discoverer, Denver, CO. Her responsibilities include navigation, vessel maintenance, and the Medical Officer onboard. LEARN MORETo learn more about UnCruise Adventures, visit their website at https://uncruise.com/.You can also learn more on their social sites:FacebookInstagramYouTubeTwitterNEXT STEPSIf you enjoy podcasts devoted to outdoor adventure, find us online at https://outdooradventureseries.com. We welcome likes, comments, and shares.You can also find us on our Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and  YouTube pages by searching for Outdoor Adventure Series. You can also find us on all leading podcast platforms.KEYWORDSUnCruise Adventures, Wilderness Discoverer, Glacier Bay National Park, Margerie Glacier, Tongass National Forest, Tracy Arm Fjord, Neka Bay, Second Mate, Chief Mate, Vessel Navigation, Podcast Interview, Howard Fox, Outdoor Adventure Series#UnCruiseAdventures #WildernessDiscoverer #GlacierBayNationalPark #MargerieGlacier #TongassNationalForest #TracyArmFjord #Second Mate #ChiefMate #VesselNavigation #PodcastInterview #HowardFox #OutdoorAdventureSeriesContact us for Promotion OpportunitiesPodcast produced using DescriptPodcast hosted by BuzzsproutShow Notes powered by CastmagicWebsite powered by PodpageNote: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
UnCruise Adventures: Mixology on the Wilderness Discoverer with Brooke
4d ago
UnCruise Adventures: Mixology on the Wilderness Discoverer with Brooke
Enjoy the sixth episode in our podcast series with UnCruise Adventures as we enjoy the fourth day of cruising and adventures on their Small Ship, the Wilderness Discoverer.We completed our Glacier Bay National Park tour, experiencing the Lamplugh Glacier, and headed to Neka Bay for day #-4, seeking more beautiful scenery and watching for creatures of all shapes and sizes. The intertidal walks and bushwacks let us see marine creatures that normally live underwater. We went on shore walks to look for the colorful species that live in this harsh yet beautiful environment. We saw sea stars, urchins, sea cucumbers, clams, crabs, mussels, and more. Another opportunity for kayaking allowed us to see the beauty from another Vantage point. This series of short episodes includes interviews with assorted guests and crew who volunteered to share their stories. EnjoyOUR GUESTBrooke, Ship Steward & Mixologist, Lincoln, NELEARN MORETo learn more about UnCruise Adventures, visit their website at https://uncruise.com/.You can also learn more on their social sites:FacebookInstagramYouTubeTwitterNEXT STEPSIf you enjoy podcasts devoted to outdoor adventure, find us online at https://outdooradventureseries.com. We welcome likes, comments, and shares.You can also find us on our Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and  YouTube pages by searching for Outdoor Adventure Series. You can also find us on all leading podcast platforms.KEYWORDSUnCruise Adventures, Wilderness Discoverer, Glacier Bay National Park, Margerie Glacier, Tongass National Forest, Tracy Arm Fjord, Neka Bay, Ship Steward, Mixologist, Podcast Interview, Howard Fox, Outdoor Adventure Series#UnCruiseAdventures #WildernessDiscoverer #GlacierBayNationalPark #MargerieGlacier #TongassNationalForest #TracyArmFjord #Ship Steward, #Mixologist #PodcastInterview #HowardFox #OutdoorAdventureSeriesContact us for Promotion OpportunitiesPodcast produced using DescriptPodcast hosted by BuzzsproutShow Notes powered by CastmagicWebsite powered by PodpageNote: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Hunting and Fishing Innovations to Empower Disabled Adventurers
Jul 11 2024
Hunting and Fishing Innovations to Empower Disabled Adventurers
The Outdoor Adventure Series chats with Chad Waligura about Hunting and Fishing Innovations to Empower Disabled Adventurers.Chad is the founder of Able Outdoors. He is a quadriplegic who has been involved in disabled hunting and fishing for nearly four decades and shares his journey since the accident at 17 that changed his life.Chad and his friend have pioneered adaptive equipment for outdoor enthusiasts with disabilities. His passion extends to co-hosting a video podcast with Ashley, where they spotlight outdoor activities and share the incredible stories of people overcoming physical limitations.QUESTIONS & DISCUSSIONInventiveness and Collaboration: How important is innovation in making outdoor activities accessible for people with disabilities?Adaptive Technology: With the development of "receive all" electric reels and heavy-duty rod belts, how do these technologies change the fishing experience for individuals with disabilities?Inclusive Media: How has co-hosting a video podcast to showcase outdoor activities for people with disabilities influenced public perceptions and opportunities for inclusivity?Outrider Device: How do adaptive devices like the outrider expand the possibilities for engaging in outdoor adventures?Impact Stories: How does the experience of taking blind hunters duck hunting inspire others to challenge their limitations and participate in activities they may not have considered possible?Therapeutic Outdoors: How do outdoor activities contribute to mental and physical well-being, particularly for those with disabilities or injuries?First Africa Safari: How did Chad's first Africa safari experience inspire others to take similar trips?Advice for Newly Injured: What advice would you give someone facing similar challenges to encourage them to stay active and engaged?LEARN MORETo learn more about Chad and his work, visit their website the Able Outdoors website at https://ableoutdoors.net/.You can also visit Able Outdoors on these social sites:FacebookYouTubeNEXT STEPSIf you enjoy podcasts devoted to outdoor adventure, find us online at https://outdooradventureseries.com. We welcome likes, comments, and shares.KEYWORDSChad Waligura, Able Outdoors, Howard Fox, Outdoor Adventure Series, Podcast Interview, PodMatch#ChadWaligura #AbleOutdoors #AbleOutdoorsTV #OutdoorAdventureSeries #PodcastInterviewContact us for Promotion OpportunitiesPodcast produced using DescriptPodcast hosted by BuzzsproutShow Notes powered by CastmagicWebsite powered by PodpageNote: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
UnCruise Adventures: Expedition Guiding on the Wilderness Discoverer with Clementine
Jul 9 2024
UnCruise Adventures: Expedition Guiding on the Wilderness Discoverer with Clementine
Enjoy the fifth episode in our podcast series with UnCruise Adventures as we enjoy the second day of cruising and adventures on their Small Ship, the Wilderness Discoverer.We spent another day in Glacier Bay National Park, seeking the region's iconic glaciers. We were treated to humpback whales, eagles, other birds, sea otters, and the spectacular Margerie Glacier at the northern reach of Tarr Inlet. We had the opportunity to experience the sights and sounds of a few calving moments, go guided sea kayaking, and even get out on the land for bushwhacking and exploring glacial tide pools.We're looking forward to exploring the Tongass National Forest shores and fjords and the Tracy Arm Fjord and searching for more wildlife—bears, whales, sea lions, seals, eagles, and more.This series of short episodes includes interviews with assorted guests and crew who volunteered to share their stories. EnjoyOUR GUESTClementine, Expedition Guide, Ketchikan, AKLEARN MORETo learn more about UnCruise Adventures, visit their website at https://uncruise.com/.You can also learn more on their social sites:FacebookInstagramYouTubeTwitterNEXT STEPSIf you enjoy podcasts devoted to outdoor adventure, find us online at https://outdooradventureseries.com. We welcome likes, comments, and shares.You can also find us on our Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and  YouTube pages by searching for Outdoor Adventure Series. You can also find us on all leading podcast platforms.KEYWORDSUnCruise Adventures, Wilderness Discoverer, Glacier Bay National Park, Margerie Glacier, Tongass National Forest, Tracy Arm Fjord, Expedition Guide, Podcast Interview, Howard Fox, Outdoor Adventure Series#UnCruiseAdventures #WildernessDiscoverer #GlacierBayNationalPark #MargerieGlacier #TongassNationalForest #TracyArmFjord #ExpeditionGuide #PodcastInterview #HowardFox #OutdoorAdventureSeriesContact us for Promotion OpportunitiesPodcast produced using DescriptPodcast hosted by BuzzsproutShow Notes powered by CastmagicWebsite powered by PodpageNote: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
UnCruise Adventures: Exploring Alaska on the Wilderness Discoverer with Vincent & Tanya
Jul 4 2024
UnCruise Adventures: Exploring Alaska on the Wilderness Discoverer with Vincent & Tanya
Enjoy the fourth episode in our podcast series with UnCruise Adventures as we enjoy the second day of cruising and adventures on their Small Ship, the Wilderness Discoverer.We spent another day in Glacier Bay National Park, seeking the region's iconic glaciers. Today, we were treated to humpback whales, eagles, other birds, sea otters, and the spectacular Margerie Glacier at the northern reach of Tarr Inlet. We had the opportunity to experience the sights and sounds of a few calving moments and even get out on the land for some bushwhacking and exploring glacial tide pools. Subsequent travel days included exploring the Tongass National Forest shores and fjords and the Tracy Arm Fjord and searching for more wildlife—bears, whales, sea lions, seals, eagles, and more.This series of short episodes includes interviews with assorted guests and crew who volunteered to share their stories. EnjoyOUR GUESTSVicent & Tanya, Ottawa, CNLEARN MORETo learn more about UnCruise Adventures, visit their website at https://uncruise.com/.You can also learn more on their social sites:FacebookInstagramYouTubeTwitterNEXT STEPSIf you enjoy podcasts devoted to outdoor adventure, find us online at https://outdooradventureseries.com. We welcome likes, comments, and shares.You can also find us on our Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and  YouTube pages by searching for Outdoor Adventure Series. You can also find us on all leading podcast platforms.KEYWORDSUnCruise Adventures, Wilderness Discoverer, Glacier Bay National Park, Margerie Glacier, Tongass National Forest, Tracy Arm Fjord, Podcast Interview, Howard Fox, Outdoor Adventure Series#UnCruiseAdventures #WildernessDiscoverer #GlacierBayNationalPark #MargerieGlacier #TongassNationalForest #TracyArmFjord #PodcastInterview #HowardFox #OutdoorAdventureSeriesContact us for Promotion OpportunitiesPodcast produced using DescriptPodcast hosted by BuzzsproutShow Notes powered by CastmagicWebsite powered by PodpageNote: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
UnCruise Adventures: Exploring Alaska on the Wilderness Discoverer with Mark & Cindy
Jul 2 2024
UnCruise Adventures: Exploring Alaska on the Wilderness Discoverer with Mark & Cindy
Enjoy the third episode in our podcast series with UnCruise Adventures as we enjoy the second day of cruising and adventures on their Small Ship, the Wilderness Discoverer. We spent another day in Glacier Bay National Park, seeking the region's iconic glaciers. Today, we were treated to humpback whales, eagles, other birds, sea otters, and the spectacular Margerie Glacier at the northern reach of Tarr Inlet. We even had the opportunity to experience the sights and sounds of a few calving moments. Subsequent days of travel included exploring the Tongass National Forest shores and fjords and the Tracy Arm Fjord and searching for more wildlife—bears, whales, sea lions, seals, eagles, and more.This series of short episodes includes interviews with assorted guests and crew who volunteered to share their stories. EnjoyOUR GUESTSMark & Cindy, Ontario, CNLEARN MORETo learn more about UnCruise Adventures, visit their website at https://uncruise.com/.You can also learn more on their social sites:FacebookInstagramYouTubeTwitterNEXT STEPSIf you enjoy podcasts devoted to outdoor adventure, find us online at https://outdooradventureseries.com. We welcome likes, comments, and shares.You can also find us on our Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and  YouTube pages by searching for Outdoor Adventure Series. You can also find us on all leading podcast platforms.KEYWORDSUnCruise Adventures, Wilderness Discoverer, Glacier Bay National Park, Margerie Glacier, Tongass National Forest, Tracy Arm Fjord, Podcast Interview, Howard Fox, Outdoor Adventure Series#UnCruiseAdventures #WildernessDiscoverer #GlacierBayNationalPark #MargerieGlacier #TongassNationalForest #TracyArmFjord #PodcastInterview #HowardFox #OutdoorAdventureSeriesContact us for Promotion OpportunitiesPodcast produced using DescriptPodcast hosted by BuzzsproutShow Notes powered by CastmagicWebsite powered by PodpageNote: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
UnCruise Adventures: Exploring Alaska on the Wilderness Discoverer with Mike & Carol
Jun 27 2024
UnCruise Adventures: Exploring Alaska on the Wilderness Discoverer with Mike & Carol
Earlier this year, UnCruise Adventures invited me for a seven-night cruise on their Small Ship, Wilderness Discoverer. We spent two days in Glacier Bay National Park, seeking the region's iconic glaciers. We explored the Tongass National Forest shores and fjords and the Tracy Arm Fjord and searched for wildlife—bears, whales, sea lions, seals, eagles, and more.This series of short episodes includes interviews with assorted guests and crew who volunteered to share their stories. EnjoyOUR GUESTSMike & Carol, Denton, TXLEARN MORETo learn more about UnCruise Adventures, visit their website at https://uncruise.com/.You can also learn more on their social sites:FacebookInstagramYouTubeTwitterNEXT STEPSIf you enjoy podcasts devoted to outdoor adventure, find us online at https://outdooradventureseries.com. We welcome likes, comments, and shares.You can also find us on our Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube pages by searching for Outdoor Adventure Series. You can also find us on all leading podcast platforms.KEYWORDSUnCruise Adventures, Wilderness Discoverer, Glacier Bay National Park, Tongass National Forest, Tracy Arm Fjord, Podcast Interview, Howard Fox, Outdoor Adventure Series#UnCruiseAdventures #WildernessDiscoverer #GlacierBayNationalPark #TongassNationalForest #TracyArmFjord #PodcastInterview #HowardFox #OutdoorAdventureSeriesContact us for Promotion OpportunitiesPodcast produced using DescriptPodcast hosted by BuzzsproutShow Notes powered by CastmagicWebsite powered by PodpageNote: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Discover Unicoi County: The Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Adventures and Local Attractions
Jun 25 2024
Discover Unicoi County: The Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Adventures and Local Attractions
Discover Unicoi County—Today, we're thrilled to have Austin Finch, the economic development director for the Joint Economic Development Board of Unicoi County. This is our ninth and final episode promoting Northeast Tennessee as a tourism destination. It is produced in collaboration with Visit Johnson City and regional partners hosting the OWAA's inaugural Field Fest event. Austin is passionate about growing Unicoi County’s economy through outdoor recreation and tourism. Get ready for insider tips on the top ten must-visit spots, thriving local businesses, and the exciting opportunities northeast Tennessee holds—not just for visitors but for those considering making it their home!TOPICS WE DISCUSSED🎧 Episode Spotlight: Austin Finch, the economic development director for the Joint Economic Development Board of Unicoi County.🌎 Thriving Local Economy—Thanks to the influx of visitors and the community’s concerted efforts, downtown businesses in Erwin are seeing record sales and steady growth. New restaurants, such as the recently opened eateries, successful hostels, and plans for a boutique hotel, are making Unicoi County a vibrant, economically thriving area.🏞️ Outdoor Adventures Galore—Natural assets (national forests, waterfalls, and the  Appalachian Trail). Experience climbing the breathtaking "Beauty Spot Top" and "Unaka Mountain," embracing the beauty of the Appalachian Trail and uncovering secluded waterfalls. 🏞️ Top Recommendations—Exhilarating hiking spots like Red Fork State Park and Rock Creek Park and the synchronous fireflies!🏡 Local Heritage—The Unicoi County Heritage Museum, Clinchfield Railroad Museum, The Erwin National Fish Hatchery, and the Bogart Bowman Cabin.☕️🥯 Culinary Delights—Red Fork Restaurant, Bellflower Bakery. Coffee aficionados will love the cozy Steel Rails Coffee House LEARN MOREClick here to learn more about Unicoi County on their website.RESOURCESThe Unicoi County Heritage MuseumClinchfield Railroad MuseumThe Erwin National Fish HatcheryThe Bogart Bowman CabinThe BellflowerSteel Rails Coffee HouseThe Red ForkNEXT STEPSIf you enjoy podcasts devoted to outdoor adventure, find us online at https://outdooradventureseries.com. We welcome likes, comments, and shares.KEYWORDSAustin Finch, Unicoi County,  Field Fest, OWAA, PContact us for Promotion OpportunitiesPodcast produced using DescriptPodcast hosted by BuzzsproutShow Notes powered by CastmagicWebsite powered by PodpageNote: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
UnCruise Adventures: Exploring Alaska on the Wilderness Discoverer with Phil and Susan
Jun 20 2024
UnCruise Adventures: Exploring Alaska on the Wilderness Discoverer with Phil and Susan
Earlier this year, UnCruise Adventures invited me to join them on their Small Ship, Wilderness Discover, for a seven-night cruise. We spent two full days in Glacier Bay National Park, seeking out the region's iconic glaciers. We explored the shores and fjords of the Tongass National Forest and the Tracy Arm Fjord and searched for wildlife—bears, whales, sea lions, seals, eagles, and more.This series of short episodes includes interviews with assorted guests and crew who volunteered to share their stories. EnjoyOUR GUESTSPhil & Susan, St. George, UTLEARN MORETo learn more about UnCruise Adventures, visit their website at https://uncruise.com/.You can also learn more on their social sites:FacebookInstagramYouTubeTwitterNEXT STEPSIf you enjoy podcasts devoted to outdoor adventure, find us online at https://outdooradventureseries.com. We welcome likes, comments, and shares.You can also find us on our Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube pages by searching for Outdoor Adventure Series. You can also find us on all leading podcast platforms. KEYWORDSUnCruise Adventures, Wilderness Discoverer, Glacier Bay National Park, Tongass National Forest, Tracy Arm Fjord, Podcast Interview, Howard Fox, Outdoor Adventure Series#UnCruiseAdventures #WildernessDiscoverer #GlacierBayNationalPark #TongassNationalForest #TracyArmFjord #PodcastInterview #HowardFox #OutdoorAdventureSeriesContact us for Promotion OpportunitiesPodcast produced using DescriptPodcast hosted by BuzzsproutShow Notes powered by CastmagicWebsite powered by PodpageNote: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Visit Knoxville: Green Spaces, Artistic Flair, and Hidden Gems
Jun 18 2024
Visit Knoxville: Green Spaces, Artistic Flair, and Hidden Gems
Visit Knoxville —Green Spaces, Artistic Flair, and Hidden Gems is the eighth episode in our series promoting Northeast Tennessee as a tourism destination. It is produced in collaboration with Visit Johnson City and regional partners hosting the OWAA's inaugural Field Fest event.Our guest is Kristen Combs, the Director of Communication and Social Strategies for Visit Knoxville.Kristen shares insights on the best outdoor activities and hidden gems in Knoxville, including unique experiences like biking on the ADA-accessible Neyland Greenway, painting in UT Gardens, and kayaking on the Tennessee River.We also get a taste of Knoxville's culinary scene. Whether you're a history buff, arts enthusiast, or outdoor adventurer, this episode will inspire you to add Knoxville to your weekend getaway list.TOPICS WE DISCUSSED🎧 Episode Spotlight: Kristen Combs. Visit Knoxville.🏡 Outdoor Adventures Galore—Knoxville is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise with activities like paddling, hiking, botanical garden visits, greenway biking, and the UT Gardens. 🌎🏞️ Rich Cultural Experiences—Visit the Knoxville Sunspher. Whether you're a history buff or an art lover, Knoxville offers a vibrant blend of attractions, like the East Tennessee History Center. You can also dive into the local art scene at the Knoxville Museum of Art.☕️🥯 Culinary Delights—Coffee aficionados and foodies will love Knoxville's diverse dining options. Discover local favorites like Potchke, a Ukrainian Jewish deli.🛶 Knoxville is perfect for weekend getaways with attractions like the zoo, Tennessee River, urban wilderness adventures, vibrant theaters, and live music venues! 🐾🎭LEARN MOREClick here to learn more about Visit Knoxville on their website. Be sure to visit their social sites, including:FacebookInstagramYouTubeKristen's ResourcesWebsite: Saw This Did That 100 Things to Do in Knoxville Before You DieRESOURCESKnoxville Museum of ArtThe Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum (KBGA)Neyland GreenwayCoffee House Culture in KnoxvilleNEXT STEPSIf you enjoy podcasts devoted to outdoor adventure, find us online at https://outdooradventureseries.com. We welcome likes, comments, and shares.KEYWORDSKristen Combs, Visit Knoxville, Contact us for Promotion OpportunitiesPodcast produced using DescriptPodcast hosted by BuzzsproutShow Notes powered by CastmagicWebsite powered by PodpageNote: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Boosting Economic Development and Adventure Tourism
Jun 11 2024
Boosting Economic Development and Adventure Tourism
Boosting Economic Development and Adventure Tourism through the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce.Welcome back to another exciting episode of the Outdoor Adventure Series. Today we have an extraordinary guest, Jill Lagan, the CEO of the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce, and Host of The Best Dam Podcast. Jill's expertise in business promotion, event production, and government advocacy makes her a dynamic leader in the Boulder City community, The State of Nevada, and among her peers in the Regional Chamber of Commerce associations.We'll dive into Jill's journey, her family’s rich history with Boulder City, and the multifaceted role of chambers of commerce in supporting local businesses. From discussing innovative tourism initiatives like the new Boulder City Adventure Center to sharing her personal connections with the majestic Lake Mead and Hoover Dam, Jill offers invaluable insights into what makes Boulder City a unique destination.Join us as we explore the significance of human connection, the power of community engagement, and the joy of watching businesses thrive. Plus, hear about Jill's pride in her daughters' achievements.DISCUSSION🌄 Boulder City’s Scenic Charm📢 Community & Business Advocacy 🌍 Sustainable Tourism & Conservation🚂🏞️ State Projects: Nevada State Railroad Museum | Boulder City, and the Boulder City Adventure Center🌠 Nevada's commitment to creating dark sky-friendly areas🎤  The Best Dam PodcastLEARN MORETo learn more about Jill and the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce, visit their website at https://www.bouldercitychamber.com/You can also visit the Boulder City Chamber on FacebookClick here to listen to episodes of The Best Damn Podcast. Please sign -up so that you can be notified whenever a new episode is published.LINKSWestern Association of Chamber ExecutivesNevada State Railroad Museum | Boulder CityTeam Lagan JILL'S BOOK RECOMMENDATIONSThe Gap and The Gain: The High Achievers' Guide to Happiness, Confidence, and SuccessNEXT STEPSIf you enjoy podcasts devoted to outdoor adventure, find us online at https://outdooradventureseries.com. We welcome likes, comments, and shares.KEYWORDSJill Lagan, Boulder City Chamber of Commerce,  The Best Dam Podcast, Western Association of Chamber Executives, Howard Fox, Outdoor Adventure Series, Podcast Interview#Jill Lagan #BoulderCityChamberofCommerce #TheBestDamPodcast #WesternContact us for Promotion OpportunitiesPodcast produced using DescriptPodcast hosted by BuzzsproutShow Notes powered by CastmagicWebsite powered by PodpageNote: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Transforming Urban Landscapes: Creating Circular Systems Through Regenerative Farming
Jun 6 2024
Transforming Urban Landscapes: Creating Circular Systems Through Regenerative Farming
Transforming Urban Landscapes: Creating Circular Systems Through Regenerative Farming, With The Urban Farm.Welcome to another exciting episode of the Outdoor Adventure Series! In today's episode, we sit down with Greg Peterson, a food system educator, urban farmer, and host of The Urban Farm podcast.We'll delve into the crucial principles of regenerative farming, the importance of healthy soil, and the environmental impacts of our food system. Greg discusses how he seeks to inspire others to embrace permaculture and live harmoniously with nature, emphasizing the need to grow nutrient-dense foods and reduce food miles. DISCUSSION POINTSIntroduction to Sustainable PracticesThe Role of Organic MatterIndicators of Soil HealthFood Miles and Nutritional ValueRegenerative Farming SystemsEducational Offerings offered by the Urban FarmHow the Urban Farm inspired others in the Phoenix area to start their own urban farmThe importance of growing one's own food in terms of nutrient density and tastePermaculture PrinciplesLEARN MORETo learn more about Greg, and his work at The Urban Farm, visit their website at https://www.urbanfarm.org/.You can also visit The Urban Farm on these social sites:FacebookYouTube NEXT STEPSIf you enjoy podcasts devoted to outdoor adventure, find us online at https://outdooradventureseries.com. We welcome likes, comments, and shares.KEYWORDSGreg Peterson, The Urban Farm, Permaculture, Regenerative Farming, Healthy Soil, Howard Fox, Outdoor Adventure Series, Podcast Interview, PodMatch#GregPeterson #TheUrbanFarm #Permaculture #RegenerativeFarming #HealthySoil #OutdoorAdventureSeries #PodcastInterview #PodMatchContact us for Promotion OpportunitiesPodcast produced using DescriptPodcast hosted by BuzzsproutShow Notes powered by CastmagicWebsite powered by PodpageNote: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Discover Kingsport: Outdoor Activities, Wildlife Experiences, and the Charm of Small-Town Living
Jun 4 2024
Discover Kingsport: Outdoor Activities, Wildlife Experiences, and the Charm of Small-Town Living
Visit Kingsport—Outdoor Adventure and Economic Growth is the seventh episode in our series promoting Northeast Tennessee as a tourism destination. It is produced in collaboration with Visit Johnson City and regional partners hosting the OWAA's inaugural Field Fest event.Our guests are Lara Potter and Chelsea Ketron. Lara is the vice president of Visit Kingsport, and Chelsea is the Director of Marketing.In today's episode, you'll hear all about the unique attractions that make Kingsport a must-visit destination, from the mesmerizing wolf howling experiences at Bays Mountain Park to the diverse activities at Warriors Path State Park. Lara and Chelsea will also guide us through Kingsport's fascinating history, including the intriguing origin of the Long Island iced tea and the popular Long Island Tea Trail.TOPICS WE DISCUSSED🎧 Episode Spotlight: Lara Potter and Chelsea Ketron. Visit Kingsport.🏡 Kingsport, TN! is a small-town paradise that offers safety, great schools, a walkable downtown, & tons of outdoor activities! Kingsport is home to Bays Mountain Park, where you can experience the thrill of hearing gray wolves howl! 🐺 Plus, enjoy hiking, biking, & educational programs! 🌲🏞The original #LongIslandIcedTea was created right here in Kingsport back in the early 1900s! 🍹Join the Long Island Tea Trail and taste different versions at local spots.  The Kingsport Carousel is a must-visit, featuring hand-carved animals and an inclusive setup for all abilities. And don’t forget the Miracle League field and Darrell’s Dream Boundless Playground! 🦄🎠Kingsport's downtown is brimming with cozy coffee shops, offering excellent brews, pastries, & great lunch options. ☕️🥐With so much going on, Kingsport is perfect for all ages. Whether you’re visiting for sports tournaments, conventions, or leisure travel, you’ll feel right at home. 🏀🏞 LEARN MOREClick here to learn more about Visit Kingsport on their website. Be sure to visit their social sites, including:FacebookInstagramYouTubeRESOURCESBays Mountain Park and PlanetariumKingsport CarouselLong Island Tea TrailNEXT STEPSIf you enjoy podcasts devoted to outdoor adventure, find us online at https://outdooradventureseries.com. We welcome likes, comments, and shares.KEYWORDS Lara Potter, Chelsea Ketron, Visit Kingsport, Bays Mountain Park and PlanetariumKingsport Carousel, Long Island Tea Trail,  Field Fest, OWAA, PodcastInterviewContact us for Promotion OpportunitiesPodcast produced using DescriptPodcast hosted by BuzzsproutShow Notes powered by CastmagicWebsite powered by PodpageNote: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Collecting Critical Field Data for Conservation with Adventure Scientists
May 30 2024
Collecting Critical Field Data for Conservation with Adventure Scientists
Collecting Critical Field Data for Conservation with Adventure ScientistsWelcome to another exciting episode of the Outdoor Adventure Series! In today's episode, we sit down with Alison Ormsby, a distinguished forest specialist at Adventure Scientists. With a rich background in environmental studies and over 20 years of experience as a professor, Alison brings unparalleled expertise to our discussion.Adventure Scientists is on a mission to collect critical field data that drives conservation and climate solutions, engaging citizen scientists and volunteers in projects across the globe. From reforestation efforts in Montana and California to groundbreaking studies on biodiversity and microplastics, we'll dive into the incredible impact of their work.DISCUSSION POINTS🌳 **Innovative Projects for Conservation:** Discover how Adventure Scientists are using citizen science to collect critical data for reforestation projects in Montana and California, and combat illegal harvesting through tree tracking and genetic analysis.📊 **Power of Community and Volunteerism:** Learn about the robust volunteer program where individuals become citizen scientists, receive training, and participate in projects that make tangible environmental impacts.🌍 **Global Reach and Local Impact:** Adventure Scientists have conducted groundbreaking projects worldwide, including a major microplastics initiative, and local projects like cone surveys for reforestation efforts post-wildfires.LEARN MORETo learn more about Adventure Scientists, visit their website at https://www.adventurescientists.org/You can also visit Adventure Scientists on these social sites:FacebookInstagramLinkedInYouTube ADDITIONAL RESOURCESPodcast: Breaking Green Ceilings by Sapna MulkiAlison's Book Recommendations: The Overstory by Richard PowersGreenwood: A Novel by Michael ChristieThe Signature of All Things: A Novel by Elizabeth GilbertNEXT STEPSIf you enjoy podcasts devoted to outdoor adventure, find us online at https://outdooradventureseries.com. We welcome likes, comments, and shares.KEYWORDSAlison Ormsby, Adventure Scientists, Conservation, Biodiversity, Reforestation Citizen Science, Environmental Education, Howard Fox, Outdoor Adventure Series, Podcast Interview#AdventureScientists #ConservatiContact us for Promotion OpportunitiesPodcast produced using DescriptPodcast hosted by BuzzsproutShow Notes powered by CastmagicWebsite powered by PodpageNote: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Discover Greene County, TN: Outdoor Adventure and Economic Growth
May 14 2024
Discover Greene County, TN: Outdoor Adventure and Economic Growth
Discover Greene County—Outdoor Adventure and Economic Growth is the sixth episode in our series promoting Northeast Tennessee as a tourism destination. It is produced in collaboration with Visit Johnson City and regional partners hosting the OWAA's inaugural Field Fest event.Our guest, Jeff Taylor, the president and CEO of Greene County Partnership and Discover Greeneville, joins us to discuss the vibrant outdoor life in Northeast Tennessee. In this episode, we dive into how Greene County is boosting its tourism and economic development through innovative collaborations and initiatives. Jeff shares insight into the county's role in the upcoming Field Fest event, a celebration of regional culture featuring Appalachian Southern cuisine, picturesque bike trails, and charming historical downtowns. Whether you're hiking the Appalachian trail, attending the Iris Festival, or star-gazing along the Netta night sky trail, Greene County offers a treasure trove of experiences that beckon adventurers.TOPICS WE DISCUSSED🎧 Episode Spotlight: Jeff Taylor, Greene County Partnership, and Discover Greeneville.🏙️ Discussion on tourism being a major economic contributor in Greene County.🏞️ Information about the Field Fest event in collaboration with Visit Johnson City and regional partners, including local foods, bike trails, and llamas and alpacas🏁 Specific examples of collaborations include hospitality training for students, coordination with Bristol for NASCAR events, and joint marketing efforts.🏙️ Discover Greeneville, Greene County, TN Passport that encourages tourism to various local sites.🌲Greene County’s natural attractions - the Appalachian Trail and the Nolechucky River.LEARN MOREClick here to learn more about the Greene County Partnership on their website. Be sure to visit their social sites, including:FacebookInstagramYouTubeNEXT STEPSIf you enjoy podcasts devoted to outdoor adventure, find us online at https://outdooradventureseries.com. We welcome likes, comments, and shares.KEYWORDSJeff Taylor, Greene County Partnership,  Field Fest, OWAA, PodcastInterview, Howard Fox, Outdoor Adventure Series#GreeneCountyPartnership #FieldFest2024 #OWAA #PodcastInterview #OutdoorAdventureSeriesContact us for Promotion OpportunitiesPodcast produced using DescriptPodcast hosted by BuzzsproutShow Notes powered by CastmagicWebsite powered by PodpageNote: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Crossing Lines: The Ultimate Guide to Breaks Interstate Park
May 5 2024
Crossing Lines: The Ultimate Guide to Breaks Interstate Park
Crossing Lines: The Ultimate Guide to Breaks Interstate Park is the fifth episode in our series promoting Northeast Tennessee as a tourism destination. It is produced in collaboration with Visit Johnson City and regional partners hosting the OWAA's inaugural Field Fest event.Today, our guest is Austin Bradley, Superintendent at Breaks Interstate Park. Austin is a dedicated advocate for outdoor conservation and public education about America's state and national parks. Austin's work primarily focuses on The Breaks Interstate Park, a unique 5,000-acre area park tucked away in Kentucky and Virginia's rugged, scenic borders and administered jointly by Kentucky and Virginia. Unlike traditional state parks, The Breaks is one of only two interstate parks in the nation, sharing this distinction with Palisades Interstate Park, between New York and New Jersey.  His efforts aim to enhance awareness and preservation of these vital recreational and natural resources, ensuring they remain a priority in the public consciousness.TOPICS WE DISCUSSED🎧 Episode Spotlight: Austin Bradley - Breaks Interstate Park🏙️ Geographic and Natural Features of Breaks Interstate Park🏞️ Historical Context of the Breaks Interstate Park🌉 The deepest gorge east of the Mississippi🥾🦜 Outdoor activities - Fishing, Hiking, Bird Watching🏞️ Wildlife biodiversity experiences  🍽️ Lodging & Dining - The Rhododendron Restaurant❄️ Winter at Breaks Interstate Park LEARN MOREClick here to learn more about Breaks Interstate Park on their website. Be sure to visit their Facebook page. NEXT STEPSIf you enjoy podcasts devoted to outdoor adventure, find us online at https://outdooradventureseries.com. We welcome likes, comments, and shares.KEYWORDSAustin Bradley, Breaks Interstate Park, Field Fest, OWAA, Howard Fox, Outdoor Adventure Series, Podcast Interview#BreaksInterstatePark #FieldFest2024 #OWAA #PodcastInterview #OutdoorAdventureSeriesContact us for Promotion OpportunitiesPodcast produced using DescriptPodcast hosted by BuzzsproutShow Notes powered by CastmagicWebsite powered by PodpageNote: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
The VIVIFY Effect: How Nature Can Transform Your Professional and Personal Life
Apr 30 2024
The VIVIFY Effect: How Nature Can Transform Your Professional and Personal Life
In today’s episode of the Outdoor Adventure Series, we chatted with wilderness guide and leadership coach Dom Francks. Dom is the founder and lead guide for the VIVIFY Regenerative Leadership Program, a 4-month transformative journey for adventurous professionals and leaders ready to discover a more profound way of being that incorporates blending leadership coaching with a unique off-trail wilderness backpacking expedition.DISCUSSIONDom's early experiences with climate change influence his career shift from the tech industry to wilderness-based coaching.The structure of the Vivify program and how it integrates both group and individual coaching elements.The importance of spending 20 minutes in nature several times a week and how this practice benefits individuals physically and mentally.What challenges do participants of the Vivify program typically face, and how are these addressed through the program’s structure and activities?How does the Vivify program cater to individuals with physical disabilities, and why is this inclusivity important for the program’s goals?In what ways does the week-long backpacking trip in the High Sierra transform Vivify participants?How does Dom view the role of mindset in his approach to wilderness-based coaching, and what influences have shaped his philosophy?LEARN MORETo learn more about Dom, his work, and his team, visit the VIVIFY website at https://www.vivify.life/NEXT STEPSIf you enjoy podcasts devoted to the outdoor adventure space, find us online at https://outdooradventureseries.com. We welcome likes, comments, and sharing.KEYWORDSDom Francks, VIVIFY Regenerative Leadership Program, Howard Fox, Outdoor Adventure Series, Podcast Interview, PodMatch#VIVIFYRegenerativeLeadership #OutdoorAdventureSeries #PodcastInterview #PodMatchContact us for Promotion OpportunitiesPodcast produced using DescriptPodcast hosted by BuzzsproutShow Notes powered by CastmagicWebsite powered by PodpageNote: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Finding Peace and Purpose in Nature: The God of Wild Places
Apr 23 2024
Finding Peace and Purpose in Nature: The God of Wild Places
In today’s episode of the Outdoor Adventure Series, we chatted with Tony Jones, a man who traded his pulpit for the wilderness, finding purpose in the hunt and the ancient dance with nature. From his youth in Minnesota to confronting personal challenges and finding solace in the great outdoors, Tony's journey is a powerful testament to mentorship and the healing power of nature. We discussed his impactful memoir, "The God of Wild Places," the sacredness of sourcing one’s meat, and how his beloved yellow labs have shaped his path. Join us as we uncover life lessons amongst the backdrop of nature's grandeur.DISCUSSION📖 "The God of Wild Places"🌟 Discover how outdoor activities and mentorship can revive our connection with nature and history.🌳 Embracing the Hunt.🍽️ Gain insight into the ethical and spiritual facets of sourcing and preparing your own food. 🐾 Learn about the special bonds formed through outdoor companionship, from loyal dogs to fellow hunters.LEARN MORETo learn more about Tony, you can visit him on the Reverend Hunter website and these social sites:FacebookInstagramSubstackReverend Hunter PodcastNEXT STEPSIf you enjoy podcasts devoted to the outdoor adventure space, find us online at https://outdooradventureseries.com. We welcome likes, comments, and sharing.KEYWORDSTony Jones, Reverend Hunter, The God of Wild Places, Howard Fox, Outdoor Adventure Series, Podcast Interview#ReverendHunter #TheGodofWildPlaces #OutdoorAdventureSeries #PodcastInterviewContact us for Promotion OpportunitiesPodcast produced using DescriptPodcast hosted by BuzzsproutShow Notes powered by CastmagicWebsite powered by PodpageNote: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Explore Bristol, TN and VA - Outdoors and Tourism Highlights
Apr 16 2024
Explore Bristol, TN and VA - Outdoors and Tourism Highlights
Explore Bristol, TN/VA—Outdoors and Tourism Highlights is the fourth episode in our series promoting Northeast Tennessee as a tourism destination. It is produced in collaboration with Visit Johnson City and regional partners hosting the OWAA's inaugural Field Fest event.Our guest, Matt Bolas, Executive Director of Explore Bristol, the tourism office for Bristol, TN, and Bristol, VA., unveils deeply rooted insights into the unique twin-city landscape straddling Tennessee and Virginia. Matt shares the singular dynamics of living in a community bisected by a state line and the local quirks and characteristics that make his hometown stand out.TOPICS WE DISCUSSED🎧 Episode Spotlight: Matt Bolas - Explore Bristol, TN/VA🏙️ Experience a city like no other—downtown Bristol boldly stands between Tennessee and Virginia, offering unique entertainment options and cultural charms.🏞️ Delve into diverse outdoor activities such as fly fishing, mountain biking, and hiking in the stunning Appalachian Mountains. Plus, Bristol's dedication to accessibility means everyone can enjoy these natural wonders.🎸🏁 Embrace the soul of Bristol with visits to the Birthplace of Country Music Museum and the thunderous Bristol Motor Speedway, complemented by emerging attractions like the new distillery and casino.🚀 Want to know more about the local barbecue scene, the best places for a rooftop drink, or where to find a cozy coffee spot? Matt and Howard dish on all the local favorites!LEARN MOREClick here to learn more about Explore Bristol on their website. Be sure to visit their social sites, including:FacebookInstagramYouTubeNEXT STEPSIf you enjoy podcasts devoted to outdoor adventure, find us online at https://outdooradventureseries.com. We welcome likes, comments, and shares.KEYWORDSMatt Bolas, Explore Bristol, Field Fest, OWAA, PodcastInterview, Howard Fox, Outdoor Adventure Series#ExploreBristol  #DowntownBristol #FieldFest2024 #OWAA #PodcastInterview #OutdoorAdventureSeriesContact us for Promotion OpportunitiesPodcast produced using DescriptPodcast hosted by BuzzsproutShow Notes powered by CastmagicWebsite powered by PodpageNote: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Pack Light, Eat Well: Expert Tips for Upgrading Your Wilderness Adventure Food Game
Apr 9 2024
Pack Light, Eat Well: Expert Tips for Upgrading Your Wilderness Adventure Food Game
Welcome back to another episode of the Outdoor Adventure Series! The one and only, Chef Steve Corso, founder and head chef of Outdoor Eats, is joining us to spice up your trail meals and transform your outdoor dining experiences!Chef Corso is not your ordinary chef; with over 20 years in the food industry, this classically trained culinary expert has taken his passion for cooking to the great outdoors. DISCUSSIONIntroduction to Chef Corso and Outdoor EatsRecipe Ideas and Meal Planning for the TrailBackcountry Cooking StrategiesRecommended Backpacking IngredientsDevelopment and Growth of Outdoor EatsApproach to Ultralight Backpacking MealsIngredients and Meal Preparation TechniquesCommunity Building Around Outdoor CookingLEARN MORETo learn more about Chef Corso and his work, visit his website at Outdoor Eats.You can also visit Chef Corso on these social sites:FacebookInstagramYouTubeNEXT STEPSIf you enjoy podcasts devoted to the outdoor adventure space, find us online at https://outdooradventureseries.com. We welcome likes, comments, and sharing.KEYWORDSChef Corso, Outdoor Eats, TrailMeals, Backpacking Food, Outdoor Cooking, Community Building, Healthy Eating, Howard Fox, Outdoor Adventure Series, Podcast Interview#ChefCorso #OutdoorEats #TrailMeals #BackpackingFood #OutdoorCooking #CommunityBuilding #HealthyEating #OutdoorAdventureSeries #PodcastInterviewContact us for Promotion OpportunitiesPodcast produced using DescriptPodcast hosted by BuzzsproutShow Notes powered by CastmagicWebsite powered by PodpageNote: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.