Group Project

Group Project
Talking with people about their stories of success, their journey to get there, and the current challenges they are taking on. We’ll share some of our stories along the way too. Together we can do great things.

Dylan Tomine, Producer of the film `Artifishal` and Patagonia Fly Fishing Ambassador
May 15 • 48 min
We are joined by Dylan Tomine, a producer of the film Artifishal. We talk about the film and explore how fish hatcheries, once thought to be a safe supplement to wild fish, actually threaten wild fish populations. Links Sign the Petition to stop wasting…
13: Colleen Weiler from Whale and Dolphin Conservation
Apr 25 • 48 min
We talked with Colleen Weiler from Whale and Dolphin Conservation about how Free Willy led her to a career in orca conservation. We also talk about orca behavior, the differences in orca groups, what threats they are currently facing and what we can do to…
12: Stewardship of Nature with Yoko Silk
Oct 25, 2018 • 28 min
We talked with Yoko Silk who is a Stewardship Coordinator with Portland Parks and Recreation about her life, her work and her passion for sharing nature. Portland Parks & Recreation
11: Creating Backyard Habitats with Susie Peterson from the Columbia Land Trust
Jun 28, 2018 • 37 min
We talk with Susie Peterson, the Backyard Habitat Certification Program Manager for the Columbia Land Trust about the benefits of creating a native backyard habitat. Links Grow Smart Grow Safe Bringing Nature Home by Douglas Tallamy
10: Ilan Kayatsky from the Goldman Environmental Prize
May 30, 2018 • 34 min
Ilan Kayatsky joined us to talk about the work the Goldman Environmental Prize. He tells us about the strength, resolve, and ultimately the humanity of the most recent cohort of Prize recipients. Ilan shares some stories of his experiences with a few of…
9: The Bike More Challenge with Tia Sherry and Romain Bonilla from The Street Trust
May 20, 2018 • 26 min
This episode we're joined by Tia Sherry and Romain Bonilla of The Street Trust. We talk about the Bike More Challenge and other initiatives that the Street Trust has to improve safety and accessibility of bicycling in Oregon. The Street Trust Bike More…
8: Talking Wolves with Rob Klavins of Oregon Wild
May 15, 2018 • 41 min
Rob Klavins is the Northeast Oregon Field Coordinator for Oregon Wild. We talk with him about his journey this far and learn a lot about wolves, their benefit and their place on our public land. Find out more about Oregon Wild's work with wolves. If you…
7: Ryan Rittenhouse from Friends of the Columbia Gorge - Part 2
May 8, 2018 • 32 min
We spoke with Ryan Rittenhouse, about his background, and recent work that Friends of the Columbia Gorge are doing to help restore the Columbia Gorge in the wake of the Eagle Creek Fire. Ryan gives us some great ways to get involved in the restoration.
6: Ryan Rittenhouse from Friends of the Columbia Gorge - Part 1
Mar 14, 2018 • 36 min
We spoke with Ryan Rittenhouse, about his background, and recent successes that Friends of the Columbia Gorge have had as a part of a coalition to stand up to Big Oil. Ryan also gives us some great insights about how to get involved as well as avoiding…
5: Understanding Where You’re Going, with Vanessa Ball
Mar 2, 2018 • 32 min
We talk with Vanessa Ball, from the Outdoor Family Project about her path from being an Arabic linguist in the Marine Corps, to becoming a writer and advocate for environmental conservation. She tells us how to educate ourselves and gives suggestions for…
4: Reimagining Holiday Traditions
Nov 19, 2017 • 19 min
This week we talk about how we approach celebrating Thanksgiving and Christmas specifically and holidays in general. Note: Starting at the 14:20 mark, we honestly discuss Santa Claus.
3: Melissa Fellows from Tree Era
Nov 9, 2017 • 15 min
We talk with Melissa Fellows from Tree Era - a community-funded tree planting organization to help individuals and businesses offset their carbon footprint by planting trees. They've just launched a campaign to plant 5000 trees to help replenish forests…
2: Changes we’ve made
Nov 3, 2017 • 19 min
We talk about changes we've made and how we've come to those decisions. We look some things that we've tried — some have gone well, and others, haven't stuck. Links:Fields of Plenty by Michael AblemanBeing a Beast by Charles Foster
1: Welcome to the Group Project Podcast
Oct 28, 2017 • 7 min
Mollie and Kendall Guillemette introduce themselves and this new show that will explore our collective journey through this life. We see it as a group project, we all need to work together. We'll be talking about our life, the things we do to learn and…