Other Water-related Shows

Here are some other sources of broadcast or Internet audio or video about water and natural resources (links last checked 12-6-21; latest addition 3-1-22: Fifteen Minutes in the Forest).


BackStory with the American History Guys - Produced by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and available online at http://backstoryradio.org/, this broadcast/podcast seeks to bring historical perspective to current events. Some water-related episodes include the following:
Island Hopping, 59 minutes, 3/20/15, on the role of islands in American History, online at http://backstoryradio.org/shows/islands/.
Tapped Out: Thirsting for Fresh Water, 52 minutes, 3/27/15 (re-broadcast), exploring the history of water rights and access in the United States; it includes a segment on water use and contamination by the English colonists at Jamestown; online at http://backstoryradio.org/shows/tapped-out/?autoplay=true.
That Lawless Stream: A History of the Mississippi River, 52 minutes, 6/14/13, online at http://backstoryradio.org/shows/that-lawless-stream/.

Chesapeake Uncharted - Series of 30-40 minute podcast from Bay Journal, on topics related to the Chesapeake Bay.  Available online at https://www.bayjournal.com/podcasts/.

Fifteen Minutes in the Forest - Bi-weekly series of approximately 15-minute videos from the Virginia Cooperative Extension foresters.  Available online at https://www.youtube.com/c/VirginiaForestLandownerEducationProgram.

Fish Head Chronicles - Series of videos by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries’ Region 4 office.  The videos cover a variety of aquatic life and fishery topics.  Most are between about 3 and 10 minutes long.  Available online at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWwKl6ZCwUDtnmOCNxoAVsA.


Bird Note - Approximately 2-minute segments with sounds and stories about birds' behavior, physiology, habitat, and other aspects. Online at http://birdnote.org/.

People Places Planet Podcast - approximately 30- to 60-minute podcasts from the Environmental Law Institute.  Online at https://www.eli.org/podcasts.

Connecting the Drops - A collaboration of Water Education Colorado (formerly the Colorado Foundation for Water Education) and three Colorado community radio stations.  Online at https://www.watereducationcolorado.org/publications-and-radio/broadcasts/.  More information about Water Education Colorado is available online at https://www.yourwatercolorado.org/.

Great Plains
Playa Country Radio - Weekly program about conservation of wildlife habitat in the western Great Plains; produced by the Playa Lakes Joint Venture and carried on High Plains Public Radio.  Online at http://www.pljv.org/news/playa-country.

Water Rocks - An Iowa State University Web site about water issues.  The site includes a link to creative videos produced on a variety of issues. Online at http://www.waterrocks.org/.

The Environment in Focus - Weekly, approximately 4-minute segments on environmental issues in Maryland.  Hosted by Tom Pelton, director of communications for the Environmental Integrity Project.  Online at http://wypr.org/programs/environment-focus.

Water Spots - One-minute public service announcements; from the City of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Online at http://cfpub.epa.gov/npstbx/relatedpopup.cfm?RelatedMaterialID=53.


Earthgauge Radio - Environmental news and interviews from CKCU FM-Ottawa. Online at https://earthgauge.wordpress.com/.

World Ocean Radio - Weekly, five-minute essays on ocean science, education, issues, and projects.  From World Ocean ObservatoryTM.  Online at http://www.worldoceanobservatory.org/world-ocean-radio.