Posts in Non-Profits/Conservation
Ep 117 - Tom Opre: Don't be the Antichrist of Wildlife Conservation

Tom Opre, of the Shepherds of Wildlife Society, sits down with Sam at the 2019 POMA Conference in Wichita, KS. In this episode, they discuss historical market-hunting and the destruction of wildlife habitat, the superiority of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation, restoration of African wildlife, how to be the “antichrist” of wildlife conservation, Cecil and the reality of what happens to old lions, his founding of the Shepherds of Wildlife Society and why there’s nothing happy about a Happy Meal.

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Ep 96 - Conservation Conversation with Dave Beronio of Outback Outdoors

Dave Beronio (a.k.a Hollywood Dave) of Outback Outdoors joins Living Country in the City to talk about immersing yourself in the outdoors, volunteering with conservation organizations or your local fish and game department, finding commonalities with the opposition, planning your draws, fitness in the backcountry, what to look for in a hunting guide and setting a good example as hunters by being educated about conservation.

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Ep 87 - Sam Soholt: Making a Drive for Public Lands

Sam Soholt joins Living Country in the City to talk about jumping into hunting with both feet, needing a homemade 2x4 truck bed extender for mass amounts of gear, relaxing on hunts, extreme nature walking, photographing Joe Rogan, buying a school bus as a billboard to advocate for public lands and why public lands are so important and how they’re in danger.

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Ep 76 - Size Matters with Keith Balfourd and Justin Spring of The Boone and Crockett Club

Living Country in the City hops on the line with Keith Balfourd, Director of Marketing and Justin Spring, Director of Big Game Records for The Boone and Crockett Club to talk about the founding of Boone and Crockett, "The Era of Extinction", establishment of the term "conservation", the stigma of the term "trophy" and the conservational roots of trophy scoring, the creation of decades worth of data sets to use in the management of wild game and the concept of fair chase hunting.

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Ep 65 - Giving Just a Little Bit More for Wildlife and Wild Places with Jared Frasier of 2% for Conservation

Living Country in the City sits down at the Western Hunt Expo with Jared Fraiser, Executive Director of 2% for Conservation to talk about why Pittman Robertson isn't enough anymore, why we can't hide behind legislation and heroes, why Vin Diesel is such a great actor, money being useless without boots on the ground and how both business and individuals can become accredited by 2% for Conservation.

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