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Drinks with Aquaculture Lawyers | Friday Happy Hour
May 28 • 56 min
On this episode of Friday Happy Hour, Tyler Buckingham is for drinks by ASPNers Peter Ravella and Thane Tienson, and two of Thane’s aquaculture lawyer buds Hallie Templeton and Amy van Saun. Thane is himself the co-council for the Coalition to Protect…
Ray Lauenstein from the Aquatic Development Group | Next-Gen Waterfronts
May 27 • 47 min
Dan Martin welcomes Ray Lauenstein to the NextGen Waterfronts podcast to discuss how the Aquatic Development Group is looking at present and future of coastal related attraction development, such as water parks, hotels and resorts, municipal aquatic…
Building Coastal Resilience in Louisiana and Beyond | Delta Dispatches
May 26 • 41 min
Jacques and Simone chat with Charles Sutcliffe, Louisiana’s first-ever Chief Resilience Officer and member of the Governor’s Office of Coastal Activities. Charles recently participated in an information exchange convened by Environmental Defense Fund with…
All-Star Memorial Day Special: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Former EPA Administrator Bob Perciasepe, and Former Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson
May 24 • 110 min
On this Memorial Day, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham have assembled an all-star lineup of guests for this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast. We kick off the show with former Texas Senator and Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson, a Marine Corps…
Damn the Torpedos, It’s Memorial Day Weekend: Mayor Joe Mancini on Opening the Jersey Shore | Local Control
May 22 • 27 min
All along the American shoreline, the Memorial Day Weekend is the traditional kick off of the summer beach season. In the northeast, many will head to the Jersey shore but COVID-19 is still smoldering in New York and New Jersey. Out in the beach air, it…
The Shorewords! Shelter-in-Place Coastal Reading List: Part 2
May 21 • 21 min
This Shorewords podcast is the second of two episodes that offer some coastal reading options for SIPers (Shelter-in-Placers) – 19 reading options for Covid-19. Both lists have some fiction, some non-fiction and each reading option covers some aspect of…
The 27 Year Fight for the Congressional Moratorium on Offshore Drilling with Richard Charter | Sea Change
May 19 • 71 min
During this episode, Jenna chats with Richard Charter, Senior Fellow with The Ocean Foundation. Richard has more than 40 years of experience ensuring the protection of fragile ecosystems and sensitive coastlines. If you’re interested in learning about the…
Louisiana SeaGrant and Louisiana Seafood Direct | Delta Dispatches
May 19 • 44 min
On this week’s episode, Simone and Jacques chat with Dr. Robert Twilley, Executive Director of Louisiana SeaGrant and professor of LSU College of the Coast & Environment, about the latest news from SeaGrant and resources available to the public through…
Dr. Joel Pattison on Medieval Maritime History of the Mediterranean Sea
May 17 • 72 min
We like to look back occasionally on the American Shoreline Podcast and examine historical trends to see what light they can shed on our current situation. Dr. Joel Pattison (Yale-Cambridge-Cal Berkeley) joins Tyler Buckingham and Peter Ravella to explore…
Paul Labovitz, Superintendent of Indiana Dunes National Park | NextGen Waterfronts
May 14 • 42 min
Dan Martin, host of ASPN’s NextGen Waterfronts Podcast, welcomes to the show, Paul Labovitz, who leads America’s newest national park, the Indiana Dunes NP, which hugs 15 miles of the southern shore of Lake Michigan. Like everyone else these days, Paul…
COVID-19 Part 4: Navigating wild waters and the ongoing COVID-19 crisis | Big Tourism
May 12 • 31 min
Joining Arica Sears on this episode (Part 4 of an ongoing COVID-19 series) of Big Tourism is Kate Crump, a fishing guide and co-owner of Frigate Travel and ambassador for Patagonia, Loop Tackle, Costa, Fishpond, and Rising Tools. If she had to sum up her…
Orrin Pilkey and Gilbert Gaul on the Future of Shoreline Development
May 10 • 77 min
On this week’s episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, hosts Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham welcome two legends to the show to talk about the current state and the future of the American Shoreline. Dr. Orrin Pilkey is the James B. Duke Professor…
Managing Beaches in a time of Closures and Global Pandemic | Next Swell
May 8 • 78 min
The Next Swell podcast returns to ASPN, as host Rob Nixon welcomes Brandon Hill (AECOM) and Reuben Trevino (USACE) to this especially “chill hang” episode to discuss the thought process, procedures, and best way forward for our beaches as we contemplate…
Mayor Joe Mancini on COVID and Long Beach Township, NJ | Local Control
May 5 • 40 min
Let’s say you’re the leader of a barrier island beach town with 4,000 off-season residents, average age 66, and you’re facing a summer onslaught of 100,000 visitors ready to pour into town and hit the beach in as little as two weeks. The economy is…
From Casablanca to Cocodrie: Coastal Resilience with Dr. Alex Kolker | Delta Dispatches
May 5 • 41 min
On this week’s show, Simone and Jacques welcome back a favorite guest, Dr. Alex Kolker, Associate Professor at the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON). Dr. Kolker is recently back from a Fulbright Scholarship in Morocco for his research,…
Dr. Nick Osbaldiston on the Social Conceptions of the Coast
May 3 • 74 min
Reopening beaches is a hot topic in the national COVID-19 discussion, out of proportion, it seems, with its import to the nation as a whole. We wondered why so we tracked down Dr. Nick Osbaldiston, Professor of Sociology at James Cook University in…
How might COVID-19 change us: Part II | Friday Happy Hour
Apr 30 • 66 min
On this episode of Friday Happy Hour, Dan Martin, Peter Ravella, and Tyler Buckingham get together again for another virtual happy hour and talk about how the COVID-19 era is progressing. We seem to be at an interesting moment. We are easing our way back…
A Tour of the Seacoast Science Center | Shaped by the Sea
Apr 28 • 72 min
On this episode of Shaped By The Sea, Brian Yurasits dials-in to catch up with Kate Leavitt and Ashley Stokes over at the Seacoast Science Center in Rye, New Hampshire. Kate is the Director of Mission at the center, and has been spending the past 6 weeks…
Previewing the Carolina Coast Podcast , Whale Rescues with Capt. Paul Amaral, and the CBF Adapting to Stay Home Education
Apr 26 • 89 min
On this packed episode, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham first check in with Steve and Annie (Dorrie) Mercer to preview their new father/daughter show on ASPN, the Carolina Coast Podcast. This is a show all about getting to know the interesting…
The Shorewords! Shelter-in-Place Coastal Reading List: Part 1
Apr 23 • 22 min
This Shorewords podcast offers some coastal reading options for SIPers (Shelter-in-Placers). This first of two episodes provides 10 recommendations; the second episode will cover another 9 options – 19 reading options for Covid-19. The list has some…
The April Federal Briefing | The WaterLog Podast
Apr 21 • 30 min
On this month’s episode of the WaterLog Podcast, hosts Howard Marlowe and Dan Ginolfi being us the latest from Washington, D.C., where the Nation’s leaders have been striking deals in the effort to mitigate the impacts of the global pandemic. On this…
A Decade After Disaster | Delta Dispatches
Apr 20 • 43 min
Ten years after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, restoring the Mississippi River Delta and its surrounding coastline isn’t just about recovering the wildlife and habitats harmed from the 2010 oil spill; it is ultimately about the opportunity to envision a…
Podcast On the Half Shell: Shellfish Growers Face the Pain of Covid-19
Apr 19 • 82 min
Did you know that about 80% of shellfish consumed in America is eaten in restaurants and commercial establishments? Few of us grab a dozen oysters or mussels on the way home from work. It’s not the American style. This week, Peter Ravella and Tyler…
A Look at the US Fish and Wildlife Service Coastal Program | Capitol Beach
Apr 16 • 37 min
Samantha Brooke and Chris Darnell with the US Fish and Wildlife Service Coastal Program join Derek Brockbank on the Capitol Beach. One of the lesser known programs at USFWS, the Coastal Program is voluntary - as opposed to regulatory - program that…
COVID-19 Part 3: Sweet insight with Sweet Homes Vacation Getaways | Big Tourism
Apr 14 • 31 min
How does a vacation rental company fit into the economy and culture of small coastal towns? Listen in to this episode of Big Tourism with host Arica Sears and her guest Jamie Michel, Vice President of Business Development and Operations for Sweet Homes…
Familiar Voices and New Introductions: A Special Around the Horn on ASPN
Apr 12 • 75 min
This week, Peter and Tyler gather the ASPN forces to check in with Jacques Hebert and Simon Maloz about the latest from New Orleans and to welcome two new shows and two new hosts to the ASPN family, Brian Yurasits and Bill O’Beirne. Brian’s show — Shaped…
Kicking off the Shaped by the Sea Podcast with the Fisherman’s Perspective | Shaped by the Sea
Apr 9 • 50 min
Join Brian Yurasits for the maiden voyage of his podcast series - Shaped By The Sea! Today Brian sits down with Rocco Costa to chat about recreational fishing in New York. Rocco descends from a classic Italian fishing family who has navigated New York’s…
Two Beach Managers Face COVID-19: Inside the Decisions to Close the Beaches in Galveston and Los Angeles | Local Control
Apr 7 • 52 min
Peter Ravella is back with another episode of the Local Control Podcast, the show that takes you inside the rooms where local government professionals contend with the coastal issues of the day. Well, these days it’s COVID-19 and we sit down with two…
Salty Insights from Michael Carr, An Old Coastal Pro Who’s Been Around
Apr 5 • 73 min
Anyone who has spent real time on the coast knows that unique characters can be found if you know where to look. The old hands, the salty folks, the ones who’ve spent lots of time on the water and on the coast, who’ve seen the tourists and the speculators…
COVID-19 Part 2: Ready or Not, Jason Johnson analyzes coastal emergency preparedness | Big Tourism
Apr 2 • 37 min
Join Arica Sears and Jason Johnson on Part 2 of the COVID-19 interview series on Big Tourism. During the chaos and confusion of COVID-19 there is one guy you won’t find buying hoards of toilet paper or creating off-beat Tik Toks. Instead, as an expert in…
ASBPA Coastal Summit Recap | Capitol Beach
Mar 31 • 37 min
The 2020 National Coastal Summit “2020 Vision for our Coast: People. Policies. Practices” was held as a webinar, due to coronavirus, but still brought together coastal insiders from federal agencies and Capitol Hill, as well as state and local officials,…
A Coastal Care Package | Delta Dispatches
Mar 30 • 42 min
On today’s show, Simone and Jacques chat with several guests who provide recommendations on coastal resources and content that people can access during this time of quarantine and self-isolation. First, they interview Chris Cook, lighthouse director with…
Climate Opportunities: Eli Mitchell-Larson, Oxford Researcher, Entrepreneur & Impact Investor
Mar 29 • 79 min
Eli is working to achieve the as-of-yet-unthinkable goal of a negative carbon future. Climate change is driving changes on shorelines around the world and there is a growing consensus that we must act and act boldly. The resistance to change is real and…
How might COVID-19 change us? Dan Martin & Peter Ravella Join Tyler for a Confab | Friday Happy Hour
Mar 26 • 64 min
On this episode of Friday Happy Hour, Dan Martin, Peter Ravella, and Tyler Buckingham have a virtual happy hour and talk about how things might change during and after the COVID-19 era. Has the beach brand changed? Will our relationship with teleworking…
COVID-19 Part I: On the Oregon Coast with the Kiwanda Hospitality Group | Big Tourism
Mar 24 • 24 min
Join Arica Sears, Host of Big Tourism, as she listens to updates and concerns from stakeholders along the Oregon Coast during the COVID-19 outbreak. In Part 1, Ken Henson joins Big Tourism to share his perspective as a co-owner and Director of Food and…
Jen McCann, NE Wind Power and the Latest from the Rhode Island Shoreline
Mar 22 • 70 min
Peter and Tyler welcome to the American Shoreline Podcast Jen McCann, Director of US Coastal Programs at the University of Rhode Island Coastal Resources Center and Director of Extension for RI Sea Grant. Jen has been on the front lines of Rhode Island…
Coronavirus Quarantine Special on a Virtual Friday Happy Hour
Mar 19 • 23 min
On this episode of Friday Happy Hour, Tyler Buckingham is joined by Jenna Valente and Arica Sears, hosts of the Sea Change Podcast and Big Tourism Podcast respectfully. We talk about the impacts of the virus lockdown on the coastal economy of Oregon, wish…
Mandy Sackett, Policy Coordinator for Surfrider California, and Her Big Win Before the CCC
Mar 17 • 78 min
On this episode, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham talk to Mandy Sackett, the California Policy Coordinator for the Surfrider Foundation. Mandy advocates for the protection of all 1,100 miles of California’s coastline. This work includes tracking…
Cruising During Corona - Tyler Buckingham On-Board Holland America’s Last Caribbean Cruise | Field Notes
Mar 16 • 73 min
The last Caribbean cruise for awhile just reached the dock and ASPN’s Tyler Buckingham was on-board. What was it like to be on an extended cruise as the coronavirus slithered through the cracks and crevices of society and across the globe? Tyler was part…
ASPN, COVID-19, and a Federal Appropriations Update from Brad Pickel, Executive Director of AIWA
Mar 15 • 54 min
As we face the realities of the COVID-19 era, the American Shoreline Podcast Network will continue to strive to bring you the voices and conversations of the coast. This week will be no different. On this episode we welcome Brad Pickel, Exectutive…
Coastal Resiliency in NYC with Jainey Bavishi, Director Mayor’s Office of Resilience | Capitol Beach
Mar 12 • 23 min
Jainey Bavish is the Director of New York City’s Office of Resilience and the lead on developing strategies to protect the America’s premier coastal city from rising waters. She joins host, Derek Brockbank, on the Capitol Beach podcast from City Hall…
Tyler Joins Jacques & Simone to Preview the State of the Louisiana Coast | Delta Dispatches
Mar 10 • 44 min
This week on the Delta Dispatches, Simone and Jacques talk with Tyler Buckingham, one of the co-hosts of the American Shoreline podcast! Delta Dispatches is a proud part of the American Shoreline Podcast Network, which is focused on preserving coastlines…
Dr. Rob Young on the State of Coastal Retreat
Mar 8 • 72 min
On this episode, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham welcome Dr. Rob Young back to the show to talk about the recent shoreline armoring trends (NYC/NJ, Florida Keys, Orange County, CA) and the seeming move away from structural solutions. When should we…
Sea Advocacy from Colorado: Lance Kittel, Inland Ocean Coalition | Sea Change
Mar 3 • 65 min
Join Jenna on this episode of the Sea Change Podcast as she sits down for an inspiring discussion with Lance Kittel, Chapter Development Manager with the Inland Ocean Coalition, Founder of Pescavida - an outdoor flyfishing rod and apparel company - and…
The Latest Trends in Coastal Armoring
Mar 1 • 71 min
On this episode, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham examine three case studies in coastal armoring policies from current events: the sudden and unexpected stoppage of the USACE’s NY & NJ Harbor & Tributaries Focus Area Feasibility Study (HATS), the…
Director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Dr. Margaret Leinen | Changing Waters
Feb 27 • 23 min
On this episode of the Changing Waters podcast, host Brad Warren sits down with Dr. Margaret Leinen, the Director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Margaret Leinen, a highly distinguished national leader and oceanographer, was appointed the…
The February DC WaterLog Update
Feb 25 • 21 min
On this episode of the WaterLog podcast, hosts Howard Marlowe and Dan Ginolfi discuss the USACE FY20 Work Plan and California’s projects in that plan, introduce the audience to the new Director or Civil Works, go over some WRDA updates, and conclude with…
Finding the Real Louisiana by Kayak: Eco-tours of Louisiana’s Coast | Delta Dispatches
Feb 24 • 42 min
This week Jacques talks to the owners of two eco-tourism companies. First, he speaks with Barbara Johnson, founder of the Great Delta Tours. Barbara has been a respected practitioner, civic leader and consultant in New Orleans for more than 30 years.…
A Mighty Winds A Blowin: Intro to Offshore Wind with Dr. David Bidwell
Feb 23 • 69 min
On this episode, Peter and Tyler catch up with Dr. David Bidwell, University of Rhode Island / Department of Marine Affairs to talk about the coming wind power boom along the Northeast shoreline of the U.S. David’s been studying the emerging industry for…
Meet Morgan Taylor, A Modern Day Conservation Woman | Sea Change
Feb 20 • 101 min
During Jenna’s first Sea Change Podcast episode of the year, she sits down with a dear friend, fellow Mainer, and avid outdoorswoman, Morgan Taylor. We invite you to kick back, relax, and join these two as they trade conservation stories from their times…
Author Jeff Peterson on his book, “A New Coast: Strategies for Responding to Devastating Storms & Rising Seas” | Capitol Beach
Feb 18 • 48 min
On this epidode of the Capitol Beach podcast, Derek Brockbank sits down with Jeff Peterson, author of the book A New Coast: Strategies for Responding to Devastating Storms and Rising Seas. Drawing on four decades of experience at the Environmental…
Archaeology on Louisiana’s Vanishing Coast | Delta Dispatches
Feb 17 • 44 min
Jacques and Simone start the show talking about the hottest debate in coastal Louisiana: is dipping crawfish a crime against humanity or merely deeply unsettling. Once that’s settled, they talk to Stacy Ortego with the Louisiana Wildlife Federation to…
The Resiliency Connection: New York and the Texas Coast with Kimberly Miller
Feb 16 • 64 min
On this episode, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham are joined by Kimberly Miller, the Chair of the American Planning Association’s Harvey Recovery Task Force and Senior Planner at Halff Assocates. Kimberly is organizing a symposium on coastal planning…
The Managers Managing Destination Management: Travel Oregon’s Andrew Grossmann | Big Tourism
Feb 13 • 56 min
Join two Oregonians, Big Tourism show host Arica Sears and her guest Andrew Grossmann, Destination Development Manager at Travel Oregon, as they open up a conversation about destination management through the lens of tourism. Does the tourism industry…
Shore & Beach Magazine’s Dedicated Issue on the 2017 & 2018 Hurricane Seasons | Shorewords!
Feb 11 • 20 min
On this special episode of the Shorewords! podcast, host Lesley Ewing is joined by the guest editors of the latest issue of Shore & Beach Magazine, Tiffany Roberts Briggs and Lindino Benedet. The issue is dedicated to 2017 and 2018 hurricane season and…
Down Deep in the Delta: The Complicated & Inspiring Social Fabric of America’s Third Coast
Feb 9 • 65 min
On this special episode of the American Shoreline Podcast recorded live from the Social Coast Forum 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham are joined by a panel of authors of America’s Third Coast a series that offers…
Dr. Christine B. Feurt, Coastal Training Program Director at the Wells Reserve
Feb 6 • 31 min
Live from the Social Coast Forum 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina, Peter Ravella, Tyler Buckingham, and Bill O’Beirne sit down with Dr. Christine B. Feurt, the Coastal Training Director for the Wells National Estuary Research Reserve and the Director of…
Margaret Allen, Fellowship Coordinator NOAA Office for Coastal Management
Feb 6 • 23 min
Live from the Social Coast Forum 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina Peter Ravella, Tyler Buckingham, and Bill O’Beirne talk to Margaret Allen, the Fellowship Coordinator NOAA Office for Coastal Management. The Coastal Management Fellowship was established…
Ginger Hinchcliff, Division Chief for Learning Services at NOAA Office for Coastal Management
Feb 6 • 20 min
Live from the Social Coast Forum 2020, Peter Ravella, Tyler Buckingham, and Bill O’Beirne sit down with Ginger Hinchcliff, the chief of the Learning Services Division for NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management and one of the principal organizers of the…
Beyond Clapper Rails & Spartina: Skip Stiles & Wetlands Watch lead managed retreat at the neighborhood level
Feb 6 • 48 min
Live from the Social Coast Forum 2020, Peter, Tyler, and Bill sit down with Skip Stiles, Executive Director of Wetlands Watch, a statewide nonprofit environmental group based in Norfolk, VA. Sea levels in Norfolk are rising faster than any other place on…
Jeanne Herb, Executive Director of the Environmental Analysis & Communications Group at the Rutgers University
Feb 5 • 35 min
Live from the Social Coast Forum 2020, Peter Ravella, Tyler Buckingham, and Bill O’Beirne sit down with Jeanne Herb, the Executive Director of the Environmental Analysis & Communications Group, at the Rutgers University Bloustein School of Planning and…
Kristen Goodrich, Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve
Feb 5 • 42 min
Both coastal adaptation professionals and their stakeholders are increasingly asked to deal with uncertainty, surprise and difficult transformative change as they face growing threats from climate change, including sea-level rise and extreme events. They…
From the Top: Nicole R. LeBoeuf, Assistant Administrator National Ocean Service, NOAA
Feb 5 • 37 min
Nicole LeBoeuf is the Assistant Administrator of NOAA’s National Ocean Service (NOS), the nation’s premier ocean and coastal science agency. Its mission is to provide science-based solutions through collaborative partnerships to address evolving economic,…
Rebecca Roth, Executive Director of NERRA, from Social Coast Forum 2020
Feb 4 • 23 min
Live from the Social Coast Forum 2020, Peter and Tyler sit down with Rebecca Roth, Executive Director of the National Estuarine Research Reserve Association (NERRA), a national nonprofit established in 1987 to advance the work of the Reserve System. NERRA…
Public Health and Climate Change: Insights from the Keynote, Surili Sutaria Patel
Feb 4 • 44 min
Live from the Social Coast Forum, Peter and Tyler sit down with the keynote speaker from the opening plenary, Surili Sutaria Patel, Director of the Center for Climate, Health & Equity at the American Public Health Association. From her unique vantage…
Social Coast Forum 2020: The Kickoff Show from Charleston, South Carolina!
Feb 4 • 35 min
Peter Ravella, Tyler Buckingham, and Bill O’Beirne kick off ASPN’s coverage of the Social Coast Forum 2020. Get a feel for what’s in the cue, learn what this unique conference is all about, and stretch your mental mussels with an entirely new topic. We…
Dean of the UPenn School of Design, Dr. Frederick Steiner, on Resiliency and Designing with Nature. Now.
Feb 2 • 56 min
On this episode, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham talk to Dr. Frederick Steiner, Dean of the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design. Dr. Steiner is at the vanguard of resiliency thinking and is also the author of Design with Nature…
WaterLog January DC Update
Jan 30 • 19 min
Howard Marlowe and Dan Ginolfi are back with the January DC update. On this show they discuss the status of the Corps work plan, narrower beaches by design, the Great Lakes coastal resiliency study, California going solar, and finally the Democrats’…
Exploring Nature: Birds and the Louisiana Children’s Museum
Jan 28 • 44 min
Welcome to Delta Dispatches with solo host Jacques Hebert. Today’s first guest is Erik Johnson, Director of Bird Conservation of Audubon Louisiana. Erik talks about the restoration of one of Louisiana’s most important pelican rookeries, Queen Bess Island.…
A Sneak Peak at the ASBPA Local Funding White Paper
Jan 26 • 37 min
Peter and Tyler are joined by Derek Brockbank (Executive Director of the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association and host of the Capitol Beach podcast), Shannon Cunniff (recently retired from the Environmental Defense Fund and board member of…
Filmmakers Dom and Nadia Gil on their Five-part Film Series: Last Call for the Bayou | Delta Dispatches
Jan 21 • 42 min
This week Jacques and Simone are joined by filmmakers Dom and Nadia Gil with Encompass Films to discuss “Last Call for the Bayou” their 5 short documentaries about Louisiana’s land loss crisis. The films are currently being shown at festivals around the…
Preview of the Upcoming Social Coast Forum 2020: Social Science for Coastal Decision-Making
Jan 19 • 59 min
On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, we preview the 2020 Social Coast Forum coming up in Charleston February 3-6. Peter and Tyler welcome the organizers, Rebecca Roth, Executive Director of the National Estuarine Research Reserve Association…
Sediment Diversion Could Protect 47 Sq. Miles of Louisiana’s Coast
Jan 14 • 44 min
On the first episode of 2020, Simone and Jacques speak with Brad Barth, Operations Assistant Administrator for the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). Brad talks about one of Louisiana’s cornerstone restoration projects: the Mid-Barataria…
Texas Dives Into Flood Planning
Jan 12 • 53 min
On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter and Tyler sit down with Kathleen Ligon, Special Assistant to the Administrator of the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB), the state agency responsible for water planning and administering the…
The January DC Update | WaterLog
Jan 9 • 17 min
Howard and Dan break down the most pressing coastal issues working their way through the Nation’s capital. On this episode kicking off the 2020 calendar year, they discuss the federal appropriations bill and work plan, the US dredge budget, BUDM pilot…
Going Deep on GOMESA | Capitol Beach
Jan 8 • 56 min
On this episode of The Capitol Beach, host Derek Brockbank dives in to “GOMESA,” speaking with former Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu, Director of Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, Joe Spraggins, and Mobile, Alabama County Commissioner, Connie…
David Abel on the Latest from the Conflict Between Maine’s Lobstermen and Regulators Trying to Save the Right Whale
Jan 5 • 45 min
On this episode, Peter and Tyler welcome back to the program David Abel, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist with the Boston Globe, Podcast host, and documentary filmmaker of Lobster Wars and more. David discuss his latest reporting in the Globe on the…
Lucy Bellwood on Ocean Science Education with Cartoons | Beach Shack
Jan 2 • 71 min
On this episode of the Beach Shack (recorded on New Years Day), Tyler sits down with Lucy Bellwood at his favorite beach shack in Ventura, CA to discuss the power of cartoons in education, in particular in the areas of science and maritime culture. Lucy…
American Shoreline Podcast Presents the Best of 2019: Part 2
Dec 30, 2019 • 83 min
Come along with Peter and Tyler as they celebrate some of the best moments from the past year on the America Shoreline Podcast. Here is Part 2 of our Best of 2019: 1. Revolutionary Naval Historian Dr. Bill Fowler (0:1:10) 2. At What Point Managed Retreat…
American Shoreline Podcast Presents the Best of 2019: Part 1
Dec 22, 2019 • 72 min
Come along with Peter and Tyler as they celebrate some of the best moments from the past year on the America Shoreline Podcast. We look back at some of our favorite guests: 1. Dr. Susan Hovorka, Senior Research Scientist at the Bureau of Economic Geology,…
Sea Change Best Moments of 2019
Dec 19, 2019 • 65 min
On this special show, we look back on some of the best moments captured on the Sea Change podcast. 1. Danni Washington is an American activist, artist and presenter who campaigns for cleaner, plastic-free oceans. She founded the Not-for-Profit Big Blue &…
The Capitol Beach Best of 2019!
Dec 17, 2019 • 29 min
On this special show, Derek looks back at some his favorite Capitol Beach interviews of 2019. Here are some of the best segments of the year! 1) United States Senator Tom Carper 2) United States Representative Garret Graves 3) Eric Bush & Joe Redican of…
Dr. Alisha Renfro on Growing New Land at Fort St. Phillip and the Maurepas Swamp project! | Delta Dispatches
Dec 16, 2019 • 44 min
On this episode, Jacques & Simone welcome back one of Delta Dispatches’ favorite guests, Dr. Alisha Renfro! Alisha. They dive into how a crevasse at Fort St. Phillip is one of the few areas of Louisiana that’s growing new land. Alisha also talks about the…
ASPN’s 2019 in Review
Dec 16, 2019 • 97 min
2019: What A Year! Peter and Tyler close out 2019 with a wide-ranging retrospective on the year, including the biggest coastal trends, the best podcast guests of the year, our favorite shows on ASPN, and the highlights from the 219 podcasts released this…
Introducing the Enchanted Island Podcast and Carmella Guiol
Dec 12, 2019 • 27 min
On this special Friday HH, Tyler and Peter welcome Carmella Guiol to the show, host of the new ASPN show Enchanted Island, a profile of Puerto Rico. Carmella has Caribbean salt in her veins. She grew up in Miami, sailing throughout the Caribbean with her…
Cameron Parish Port, Coastal Funding, and a new film, ‘In the Blind’ | Delta Dispatches
Dec 10, 2019 • 44 min
Simone and Jacques open the show talking to Clair Hebert Marceaux, Port Director for the Cameron Parish Port. Clair talks about her career and how she went from an English teacher to one of Louisiana’s coastal leaders. In the final segment of the show,…
Field Notes from Playa Del Carmen
Dec 8, 2019 • 62 min
Having returned from a recent trip, Peter shares with Tyler his take on the Yucatan Peninsula and the Riviera Maya, the most popular International tourist destination in Mexico. Tourism on this 80 miles of shoreline from Cancun to Tulum is booming with…
Indiana Dunes - America’s Newest National Park | NextGen Waterfronts
Dec 5, 2019 • 59 min
This week on the Next Gen Waterfronts Podcast, Dan Martin is joined by Paul Labovitz, Superintendent of Indiana Dunes National Park, the newest national park in America, created just this year. Indiana Dunes is first national park in Indiana and was…
Kate Fritz Executive Director of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay | Sea Change Podcast
Dec 3, 2019 • 63 min
On this episode of the Sea Change Podcast, Jenna Valente is joined by the brilliant Kate Fritz, Executive Director of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, to give some well-deserved attention to American Estuaries. Tune in to this episode to join Jenna…
Ropeless Fishing Technology with Rob Morris of Edgetech
Dec 1, 2019 • 63 min
Peter and Tyler welcome Rob Morris to the show to learn about ropeless fishing technologies that are currently in production and can greatly reduce the risks to Northern Atlantic Right Whales associated with fishing gear entanglements. His firm, Edgetech,…
Black Friday Happy Hour
Nov 29, 2019 • 18 min
On this special Back Friday edition of Friday Happy Hour, Tyler is joined by Jenna Valente and Brian Yurasits for drinks and reflection on the things we’re feeling thankful for over the Holiday weekend.
The WaterLog November DC Update
Nov 26, 2019 • 17 min
On this episode of the WaterLog Podcast, hosts Howard Marlowe and Dan Ginolfi being us the latest from DC, including the impeachment proceedings, an update on Federal funding, how Congress is eyeing coastal resilience, a new bill in Congress that could…
Recapping the 20th Annual AIWA Meeting!
Nov 24, 2019 • 22 min
Peter and Tyler wrap up ASPN’s coverage of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association’s 20th Annual Meeting in Savannah, Georgia by recapping the meeting with Paul Barger (the outgoing Board Chair), David Kennedy (the incoming Board Chair), and Brad…
Live from AIWA: Innovation at the USACE’s Seven Mile Island Living Laboratory
Nov 22, 2019 • 54 min
Our coverage of the AIWA 20th Annual Meeting continues as Peter sits down with three team members from the Seven Mile Island Living Laboratory, a collaboration between the Wetland Institute, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District, and…
Live from AIWA: Board Member Dennis Barbour on the NC Waterway and Shoreline
Nov 21, 2019 • 40 min
Coverage of the AIWA 20th Annual Meeting continues from Savannah with Peter and Tyler speaking to Dennis Barbour, a coastal and marine legend in North Carolina. Dennis is a board member of AIWA and so much more. Over his 50 plus years on the Carolina…
Live from AIWA: Biblia, Inc., A Family-Owned Marine Towing & Transportation Company
Nov 21, 2019 • 34 min
Meet Captain William Van Puffelen, CEO, and his wife Lindsay Van Puffelen, COO, owners and operators of a Biblia, Inc., a family-owned marine towing and transportation company headquartered here in Savannah, Georgia. The company has been in the Van…
Live from AIWA: The Recreational Waterway
Nov 21, 2019 • 25 min
Peter is joined by Melissa Danko (Executive Director of the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey), David Dickerson (Vice President and State Government Relations Director at the National Marine Manufactures Association), and David Kennedy (Director of…
Welcome to AIWA, Live from Savannah!
Nov 21, 2019 • 23 min
Peter and Tyler are live from the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association Annual Meeting, which is taking place in the beautiful city of Savannah, Georgia. Over the next two days we will bring the insights and conversations from this meeting (the 20th…
Clayton Harris III, Executive Director, Illinois International Port District at the Port of Chicago | NextGen Waterfronts
Nov 19, 2019 • 21 min
Clayton Harris III is the Executive Director for the Illinois International Port District at the Port of Chicago. In this role, Clayton and the Illinois International Port District are committed to developing and maintaining a world-class port that…
The Positive Effects of Closing MRGO | Delta Dispatches
Nov 18, 2019 • 41 min
Today hosts Jacques Hebert and Simone Maloz are joined by frequent guests Dr. John Lopez of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation and Dr. Alisha Renfro of the National Wildlife Federation. In this episode, we talk about the science of coastal…
Breaking the Concrete Mold with ECOncrete’s Dr. Shimrit Perkol Finkel
Nov 17, 2019 • 51 min
On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter and Tyler speak with Dr. Shimrit Perkol-Finkel, an Israeli marine biologist and CEO at ECOncrete Tech LTD, who created a new environmentally-friendly concrete to protect and rejuvenate coastlines…
Killer Whales and the Food Web with NOAA Researcher Laurie Weitkamp | Changing Waters
Nov 14, 2019 • 42 min
In the first of Changing Waters’ series on the plight of southern resident killer whales, National Fisheries Conservation Center’s Deputy Director Julia Sanders interviews NOAA researcher Laurie Weitkamp about the food web effects caused by recent heat…
Maggie Ostdahl, Conservation Policy Manager for the National Aquarium | Sea Change
Nov 12, 2019 • 75 min
Jenna Valente is back at it again with a new episode of the Sea Change Podcast, this time joined by Maggie Ostdahl, Conservation Policy Manager for the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland. Tune in to hear their lively discussion about the…
Future Leaders in Coastal Restoration | Delta Dispatches
Nov 11, 2019 • 44 min
On today’s show, Jacques and Simone are talking to future leaders in coastal restoration! Today’s first guest is Milan Mardia, senior at Jesuit High School. Milan has presented to the CPRA Board about educating younger generations of coastal advocates and…
Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Assoc. Update with Board Chair Paul Barger
Nov 10, 2019 • 30 min
As Peter and Tyler prepare to attend the AIWA annual meeting in Savannah, Georgia, they speak with Paul Barger, the organization’s board chairman, about his history with the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, the organization he helps lead, and what we can…
Live From CSO: Managing the Coasts of the Pacific NW
Nov 8, 2019 • 36 min
Live from the CSO Fall Membership meeting, Peter and Tyler speak with Patti Snow and Brian Lynn, coastal program managers for Oregon and Washington respectively. We discuss the unique shoreline features of the Pacific Northwest and how both of these…
Live from CSO: Coastal Management in American Samoa
Nov 7, 2019 • 37 min
On this episode, we sit down with Sandra Fuimaono-Lutu, the Deputy Director of the Resource Management Division for American Samoa’s Department of Commerce, and her “left and right hands,” Rienette Thompson-Niko. Together, these two women lead coastal…
Live from CSO: NOAA Rear Admiral Shepard M. Smith
Nov 7, 2019 • 43 min
Rear Admiral Shepard M. Smith is the Coast Survey director for NOAA. As director, Smith is dedicated to advancing the Coast Survey initiatives of modernizing digital charting, increasing use of autonomous systems for hydrography, and improved integrated…
Live From the Coastal States Organization: Intro & Field Trip Overview
Nov 7, 2019 • 21 min
Peter and Tyler kick off ASPN’s coverage of the Coastal States Organization Fall Member and Guest Meeting in South Padre Island. We discuss what this CSO meeting has in store, as well as debrief the field trip to the SpaceX launch facility, the Port of…
WaterLog October DC Update
Nov 5, 2019 • 14 min
On this episode of the WaterLog Podcast, Howard Marlowe and Dan Ginolfi debrief the ASBPA National Conference in Myrtle Beach (don’t miss ASPN’s full coverage of the conference!), as well as discuss the Energy and Water Probations Bill, the Office of…
Jessica Else, Environmental Journalist, on Stream Restoration Hawaiian Style
Nov 3, 2019 • 75 min
On this show, we take a trip to the island of Kauai to talk with Jessica Else, the environmental reporter for The Garden Island Newspaper (established 1901), and learn about the trending news stories in paradise. In particular, we discuss the Waipa Stream…
Tony Johnson, Chairman, Chinook Tribal Council on the Return of Canoe Culture | Changing Waters
Oct 31, 2019 • 67 min
On this episode of the Changing Waters Podcast, host Thane Tienson welcomes to the show Tony Johnson, Chairman of the Chinook Tribal Council in Washington state. They explore the history of the Chinook Indian Nation, its people, and the tribe’s network of…
The Economics of Coastal Restoration | Delta Dispatches
Oct 29, 2019 • 44 min
Simone Maloz is joined by Kristin Tracz, Program Officer with the Walton Family Foundation, as a guest co-hosts! Together, they welcome Dr. Robert Habans, Economist with The Data Center, and Dr. Loren C. Scott, President of Dr. Loren C. Scott and…
Scenario Planning for Climate Change with Dr. Nardia Haigh
Oct 27, 2019 • 70 min
For nearly fifteen years, Dr. Nardia Haigh has been working at the intersection of climate change and strategy. She has taught hundreds of executives and business students how to strategize for climate change resilience using scenario planning. Haigh’s…
Live from ASBPA 2019: Greg L. “Rudi” Rudolph, Shore Protection Manager for Carteret County, N.C.
Oct 25, 2019 • 28 min
For our final show of ASBPA 2019, we sit down with Rudi Rudolph, the Shore Protection Manager for Carteret County, North Carolina. Carteret County has distinguished itself as being one of the best managed beaches on the American shoreline. We discuss how…
ASBPA 2019 Students and Young Professionals Check In
Oct 25, 2019 • 24 min
On this show, we are joined by Eve Eisemann (US Army Engineer Research and Development Center), and Taylor Zimmerman and Dana Rose Brown (both of the Stevens Institute). We learn about what these students and young pros learned at this years conference,…
The ASBPA 2019 Exhibitors Extravaganza
Oct 24, 2019 • 90 min
On this show, we chat with several of the outstanding vendors and exhibitors here at ASBPA 2019. Here’s a list and timestamp if you want to skip around: Bill Precht, Director, Marine & Coastal Programs at Dial Cordy & Associates (0:0:27); Ted Harris, VP…
ASBPA 2019: Coastal community, sociology, and engineering with Jonathan Simm and Richard Lewis of HR Wallingford
Oct 24, 2019 • 46 min
Dr. Jonathan Simm, based in the UK, has responsibility for developing technical capabilities across all aspects of resilience in the water environment (including for engineering structures and assets but also socio-economic and environmental aspects of…
ASBPA President’s Award Recipient Spencer Rogers
Oct 23, 2019 • 35 min
For more than four decades, Spencer Rogers has helped property owners, builders, designers, and governmental agencies to develop hurricane-resistant construction methods, understand shoreline erosion alternatives and implement marine construction…
ASBPA Rising Star Award Winner Frannie Bui
Oct 23, 2019 • 39 min
Frannie Bui is a resiliency expert with more than a decade of experience. Her work includes coastal flood hazard studies, hazard mitigation planning and practices, and water resources planning efforts. “I’m passionate about working with communities and…
A Myrtle Beach Welcome!
Oct 22, 2019 • 57 min
On this episode, Peter and Tyler touch down in Myrtle Beach to kick off coverage of the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association National Conference. Arriving a day early, our duo explore Ocean Blvd., the local charm, the local beach access…
Creating an Ocean Rain Forest off the CA Coast
Oct 20, 2019 • 64 min
On this episode, Peter and Tyler welcome Jenny McGee to the show to learn about her work on the Wheeler North Reef, an artificial reef project intended to mitigate environmental impacts from the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Jenny is the Southern…
Going DEEP with author James Nestor | Shorewords!
Oct 17, 2019 • 26 min
Lesley Ewing is back with the Shorewords Podcast, ASPN’s books and literature pod, and she sits down with James Nestor, author of DEEP: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us about Ourselves. DEEP was an Amazon Best Science Book of…
The Marine Biology Kid’s Dream Summer Camp: Acadia Institute of Oceanography with Sherry Gilmore | Sea Change
Oct 15, 2019 • 83 min
Jenna Valente is back with the Sea Change Podcast and a great guest, Sherry Gilmore, Owner of the Acadia Institute of Oceanography, a marine summer camp that introduces young people to the exciting world of marine science through a unique hands-on…
Barrier Islands with BOEM and Rougarou Fest | Delta Dispatches
Oct 14, 2019 • 41 min
Welcome to Delta Dispatches, with your host Jacques Hebert. Today’s guests are Jessica Mallindine, Marine biologist at the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), along with John Filostrat, Regional Supervisor for the Office of Public Affairs. In the…
A Special Sneak Peak: ASBPA Conference Preview with Derek Brockbank
Oct 13, 2019 • 40 min
With just over a week before the kickoff of the 2019 ASBPA National Conference, we sit down with Derek Brockbank to get the skinny on we can expect from this year’s event in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. ASPN is thrilled to be the official podcasting…
Reuben Trevino, Director of Operations at the Galveston Park Board of Trustees | Local Control
Oct 10, 2019 • 64 min
On this episode of the Local Control podcast, Peter welcomes his good friend Reuben Travino to the show give an update on the flurry of beach work happening in Galveston, Texas. Reuben is the master of all things sand in Galveston, serving as the Director…
Mark Osler, Senior Advisor for Coastal Inundation and Resilience at NOAA | Capitol Beach
Oct 8, 2019 • 32 min
In this episode of The Capitol Beach, Derek Brockbank interviews Mark Osler with NOAA. As Senior Advisor for Coastal Inundation and Resilience, Mark works across all of NOAA (its four “Services”, two “Departments” and all sub-units) to coordinate and…
Coastal Science with Dr. Don Boesch, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
Oct 7, 2019 • 43 min
On this episode, Jacques talks with one of the most celebrated coastal scientists in the country, Dr. Don Boesch, Professor and President Emeritus at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. They talk about his distinguished career…
“Dive, Dive, Dive” with Shanee Stopnitzky and the Community Submersibles Project
Oct 6, 2019 • 49 min
On this episode, Peter and Tyler conger up their childhood dreams of diving deep into the sea in a submersible. We have the ultimate guide: Shanee Stopnitzky, a real life submarine designer, builder, and pilot and founder of the Community Submersibles…
NOAA’s Numbers: A Data Deep Dive with Veteran Coastal Hazards Specialist, Doug Marcy | NextGen Waterfronts
Oct 3, 2019 • 68 min
Host Dan Martin welcomes Doug Marcy, Coastal Hazards Specialist at NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management. Dan and Doug discuss the amazing work that NOAA and other federal agencies do to gather data and develop tools to make the data usable for the private…
A WaterLog Tsunami on the State of DC Coastal, Ocean, and Climate Politics | WaterLog Podcast
Oct 1, 2019 • 23 min
Howard Marlowe and Don Ginolfi break down the latest from inside the Beltway, including a scathing dunk on climate deniers. It’s a can’t miss show!
Coastal Management in Jefferson Parish | Delta Dispatches
Sep 30, 2019 • 43 min
On today’s episode of Delta Dispatches, Jacques and Simone talk with Lauren Averill, Jefferson Parish Coastal Zone Director, and ASPBA Central Gulf Coast Board member. Lauren discusses the history and importance of coastal management in Jefferson Parish,…
The 20th Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Assoc. Annual Meeting with Brad Pickel
Sep 29, 2019 • 61 min
On this special episode, Peter and Tyler welcome Brad Pickel to the show to introduce the audience to the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association (AIWA), the national, non-profit organization started in 1999 with the mission of securing funding and…
Tyler’s Field Notes from Ukraine | Beach Shack
Sep 28, 2019 • 19 min
Here are some field notes from Tyler’s recent trip to Odessa, Ukraine - a coastal, port city on the norther shoreline of the Black Sea.
The Caribbean Sargassum Explosion with Mariah McBride, Coastal Systems International, Inc.
Sep 26, 2019 • 30 min
A floating macroalgae called Sargassum is exploding and forming huge mats of weed across the Caribbean Sea. It washes ashore on pristine beaches prized by tourists, wreaking havoc on the environment and the economy. Scientists believe the explosion is…
Celebrating National Estuaries Week with Delta Dispatches
Sep 24, 2019 • 42 min
On this week’s episode of Delta Dispatches, we’re celebrating #NationalEstuariesWeek! Our friend Kristi Trail, executive director of Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, drops by to talk about one of our favorite estuaries, the Lake Pontchartrain Basin!…
Tackling Florida’s Harmful Algal Blooms - Dr. James Sullivan and the Scientists Take Center Stage
Sep 23, 2019 • 53 min
In 2018, Florida suffered through the worst harmful algal bloom in recent decades. Millions of fish died, washed ashore, and the “stink, stank, stunk” up the beaches and ran off the tourists. Red Tide and Blue-Green were awash on both the Gulf and…
Patrice McCarron, Maine Lobstermen’s Association, Responds to NOAA’s Right Whale Rules. The Age of Anxiety has arrived.
Sep 22, 2019 • 71 min
Patrice McCarron, Executive Director of the Maine Lobstermen’s Association, joins Peter and Tyler for Part 2 of our series on the conservation effort to save the North Atlantic Right Whale. Patrice shares her organization’s perspective on the process, the…
Tony McNeal, P.E., recipient of the FSBPA Jim Purpura/T.Y. Chiu Engineering Award with Michael Barnett
Sep 20, 2019 • 30 min
Tony McNeal has served the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for 34 years and will be retiring in 2020 as the Administrator of the Coastal Construction Control Line Program that regulates construction along Florida’s 825 miles of coastline.…
Two Women and a Consulting Firm: Lois Edward & Kim Colstad Find Balance On the Coast
Sep 20, 2019 • 55 min
On the American shoreline, there are an army or professional consultants that design, evaluate, assess, permit. and build coastal projects — everything from hotels, to houses, to parks and beaches. Peter Ravella, co-host of the American Shoreline Podcast…
Pepper Uchino, President, Florida Shore & Beach Preservation Association
Sep 19, 2019 • 22 min
FSBPA President, Pepper Uchino, joins Peter Ravella on the American Shoreline Podcast. Pepper is two-weeks on the job and promises to bring new and dynamic leadership to this venerable organization of coastal professionals and stakeholders. We talk about…
Martin County, Florida knows beaches and how to manage them … and County Commissioner Doug Smith shares the secrets
Sep 19, 2019 • 58 min
From the FSBPA Conference: Managing eroding beaches is an expensive proposition. Lots of money, technical challenges, and then there are the permits and the community support to secure. Doug Smith has been at it almost 20 years as a veteran Martin County…
Coastal engineering in a changing world with R. Harvey Sasso, P.E., President, Coastal Systems International
Sep 18, 2019 • 32 min
R. Harvey Sasso has been a practicing coastal engineer for more than three decades and now leads one of the many superb firms that serve along the American Shoreline. As they say, he’s been there and done that. In this episode from the Florida Shore and…
The importance of state partnerships for coastal communities and making it work
Sep 17, 2019 • 47 min
Bill Worsham, head of the Coastal Division at LJA Engineering, and long-time lead coastal engineer for Jefferson County, Texas joins Peter Ravella on the Local Control Podcast. The topic: mastering the state and federal partnerships necessary to…
National Estuary Week on Florida’s Emerald Coast
Sep 15, 2019 • 61 min
It’s National Estuary Week on the America shoreline so Peter and Tyler take you to the Florida panhandle’s beautiful Emerald Coast with its stunning beaches and incredible estuaries. ASP welcomes Jim Trifilio, Director of the Pensacola & Perdido Bays…
Super Hoppy “Pacific NW Style” IPAs with Thane Tienson | Friday Happy Hour
Sep 13, 2019 • 31 min
Thane co-hosts the Changing Waters Podcast on ASPN with Brad Warren, both from the Pacific Northwest. Like many parts of the American shoreline, there is a lot to talk about there and the Changing Water hosts are tracking it down. Thane joins Peter and…
The U.S. Coastal Research Program Trifecta | Capitol Beach
Sep 12, 2019 • 38 min
On The Capitol Beach, Derek Brockbank interviews the three co-executive directors of the US Coastal Research Program (USCRP): Julie Rosati with US Army Corps of Engineers, Hilary Stockdon with US Geological Survey, and Nicole Elko with American Shore &…
Fishing Louisiana’s Coast with Chris Macaluso & Todd Masson | Delta Dispatches
Sep 10, 2019 • 43 min
On this week’s episode of Delta Dispatches, we’re talking fish! Today’s first guest is Chris Macaluso, Director of the Center for Marine Fisheries for the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership. He reflects on the state of Louisiana’s fisheries after…
Dr. Michael Asaro, NOAA, looks out for the right whales and wants the lobstermen back at the table
Sep 8, 2019 • 81 min
On this episode, Peter and Tyler speak with Dr. Michael Asaro, Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Group Lead at NOAA Fisheries. The subject of discussion is NOAA’s effort to safe the North Atlantic Right Whale, of which only some 400 individuals are living.…
Sarah Winter Whelan, Ocean Policy Program Director at the American Littoral Society | Sea Change
Sep 5, 2019 • 86 min
Jenna celebrates her 20th episode of the Sea Change Podcast by sitting down for a lively conversation with her dear friend and colleague, Sarah Winter Whelan. Sarah is the Ocean Policy Program Director and Healthy Oceans Coalition Director for the…
Covering Louisiana’s Wild Weather with Steve Caparotta | Delta Dispatches
Sep 3, 2019 • 42 min
On this week’s episode of Delta Dispatches, we talk with Steve Caparotta, meteorologist for WAFB in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Jacques and Simone are excited to talk to another of Louisiana’s most respected meteorologists. Steve talks about how Louisiana…
The 2nd Annual Endless Summer Labor Day Special
Sep 1, 2019 • 59 min
On this very special 2nd Annual Endless Summer Labor Day Special show, Peter and Tyler celebrate 1 year of the American Shoreline Podcast Network with Arica Sears, Destination Management Coordinator with the Oregon Coast Visitors Association. That’s…
Labor Day Kickoff Special with Oregon’s Arica Sears | Friday Happy Hour
Aug 30, 2019 • 33 min
There’s no better way to go into the Labor Day Weekend than with a Friday Happy Hour. On this special edition, Peter and Tyler are joined for drinks by Arica Sears, Destination Management Coordinator at Oregon Coast Visitors Association. Arica is in…
August DC Update | WaterLog
Aug 27, 2019 • 19 min
On this month’s episode of the WaterLog Podcast, hosts Howard Marlowe and Dan Ginolfi bring us the latest news and insight from the Nation’s Capital.
Exploring Mobile Applications on the American Shoreline
Aug 25, 2019 • 51 min
On this episode, Peter and Tyler talk with Joe Falcone, Founder and CEO of Phondini Partners, a firm that specializes in mobile application design, development and consulting for coastal communities. Joe and his team have developed a number of interesting…
Tom Kelsch, Senior VP for the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund | Capitol Beach
Aug 22, 2019 • 43 min
$2.54 billion for coastal restoration. If that doesn’t get your attention, nothing will! On this episode of The Capitol Beach, Derek Brockbank interviews Tom Kelsch, Senior VP for the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF), at National Fish and Wildlife…
New Louisiana Poll: 98% Want to Maintain as Much of Louisiana’s Coast as Possible | Delta Dispatches
Aug 21, 2019 • 43 min
On today’s episode of Delta Dispatches, hosts Jacques and Simone are joined by Mark Sickle, Corporate and Government Relations for Weeks Marine and Bernie Pinsonat, formerly a partner at ‎Southern Media & Opinion Research, Inc. and now commissions polls…
An Update on the Texas Coast with Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush
Aug 18, 2019 • 53 min
On this special Texas Coast episode, Peter and Tyler sit down with Texas General Land Commissioner George P. Bush for an update on the now completed legislative session. Peter and Tyler also debrief the Galveston meeting of the Texas Chapter of the…
Hot August Happy Hour | Friday Happy Hour
Aug 15, 2019 • 20 min
On this episode, Derek Brockbank and Jenna Valente join Tyler Buckingham for a quick round (or three) to discuss the upcoming ASBPA National Conference (October 22-25, 2019. Myrtle Beach, SC. Be there!), our individual and systematic approaches to…
Chief Meteorologist Margaret Orr | Delta Dispatches
Aug 13, 2019 • 49 min
On this episode, Jacques sits down with Margaret Orr, Chief Meteorologist at WDSU News and a New Orleans institution. Margaret talks about why she became a meteorologist, the unique relationship New Orleans has with weather, and what the increase of…
The Arithmetic of Coastal Retreat with Dr. Rob Young, Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines
Aug 11, 2019 • 60 min
On this episode, Peter and Tyler speak with Dr. Rob Young, Director of the Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines at Western Carolina University. Rob and his teammates have recently completed a the first in a series of case studies aimed at…
Mary Ludgin, Senior Managing Director, Heitman | Next Gen Waterfronts
Aug 9, 2019 • 50 min
Dan Martin, host of Next Gen Waterfronts, welcomes to the show Mary Ludgin, the Senior Managing Director at Heitman, a global real estate investment firm with $44 billion in assets under management. Founded in 1966, they have 10 offices worldwide and are…
Fire Island National Seashore Community Volunteer Ambassador Caitlin Manley | Sea Change
Aug 6, 2019 • 55 min
Jenna Valente is back with another great episode of the Sea Change Podcast. Travel with Jenna and Caitlin Manley to tour one of the premier national seashores in America, New York’s Fire Island. It’s fun, informative, and entertaining. The Trifecta!
Reviewing The Living Coast, Upcoming Shows, and News Talk
Aug 4, 2019 • 57 min
Peter and Tyler take a tour of the top shows on American Shoreline Podcast Network and take a look at the week ahead. Plus, they dive deep into The Living Coast, which premiered in Austin August 2. Composer Justin Sherburn joined forces with filmmaker…
The Strangest Beach Town in America | Local Control
Aug 1, 2019 • 29 min
Peter Ravella, host of the Local Control Podcast, talks with the Mayor Steve Alongis and his wife and City Council member, Debbie Alongis, leaders of the Town of Quintana Beach, Texas, population 8 (yes, eight!). Not a single T-shirt shop, not a single…
Episode 100 with Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards | Delta Dispatches
Jul 30, 2019 • 37 min
On this very special 100th episode of Delta Dispatches, Jacques and Simone mark the occasion by sitting down with Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards to get his thoughts on Hurricane Barry, the state’s coastal restoration and protection efforts, and much…
The Living Coast by Montopolis
Jul 28, 2019 • 52 min
On this episode, Peter and Tyler sit down with collaborators Justin Sherburn and Anlo Sepulveda who together have created an immersive concert/motion picture experience called The Living Coast. The project explores the fabric of the Texas Coast, weaving…
Riffing on Shoreline Trends with Dan Martin | Friday Happy Hour
Jul 25, 2019 • 43 min
Dan Martin, host of the Next Gen Waterfronts Podcast, was in Austin and we couldn’t pass up the chance to do a special episode of the Friday Happy Hour Podcast. So, it’s hot all over the country this week, even in Dan’s hometown of Chicago, and coastal…
Debriefing the 2019 Budget Deal & More | WaterLog
Jul 23, 2019 • 18 min
On this episode, Howard Marlowe and Dan Ginolfi break down the latest developments in Federal coastal policy and politics. This month, they look at the details of the recent budget deal between Congress and the Whitehouse, discuss a new program in the…
Dutch Solutions on the American Shoreline with Kiah Collier
Jul 21, 2019 • 70 min
On this episode, Peter and Tyler sit down with Texas Tribune reporter Kiah Collier on the heals of the release of her deep dive on influence of Dutch coastal management techniques and philosophy on the Texas Coastal Protects plan. Her reporting for Can…
Joe Leahy, A Coastal Renaissance Man | Sea Change
Jul 18, 2019 • 48 min
The Sea Change Podcast is back! During this episode, Jenna Valente, sits down with Joe Leahy, engineer, visual storyteller, and former Coastguardsman to discuss innovation, an unwavering sense of adventure, and harnessing creativity to spark positive and…
A Conversation with Congressman Garret Graves (R-LA) | Capitol Beach
Jul 17, 2019 • 29 min
On this episode of The Capitol Beach, Derek Brockbank interviews Representative Garret Graves. Rep. Graves has a long history working for coastal restoration and resilience, most notably in leading Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority…
Midsummer Coastal News Brief
Jul 14, 2019 • 87 min
Peter and Tyler run through the hot coastal social media stories that are dominating our news feeds this summer, from shark attacks to flesh eating bacterial on the beaches. Then they discuss new developments in the Port of Miami channel deepening drama.
Field Notes from the British Columbia Coastline
Jul 11, 2019 • 39 min
On this special edition of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter shares some of his field notes in podcast from from the week of the July 4th holiday, Peter was enjoying the coastline of British Columbia aboard his brother-in-law’s SV Malikai.
Using Aquariums for Ocean and Coastal Education with Keith Winsten | Next-Gen Waterfronts
Jul 9, 2019 • 37 min
Host Dan Martin speaks with Keith Winsten, the Executive Director of the Brevard Zoo. He is leading an effort to create a new, state-of-the-art aquarium in Port Canaveral and explains the many considerations that go into such an enterprise.
At What Point Managed Retreat with Radley Horton
Jul 7, 2019 • 44 min
Peter and Tyler welcome Radley Horton to the show. Radley was the co-chair of the At What Point Managed Retreat? Resilience Building in the Coastal Zone Conference at Columbia University that took place in June and discusses how the conference was…
Reflections on Managed Retreat and America with Derek and Tyler | Friday Happy Hour
Jul 5, 2019 • 20 min
On this special day after July 4th episode of Friday Happy Hour, Tyler and Derek and chat about everything from the managed retreat conference at Columbia University last month to the spirit of the American Shoreline and favorite July 4th memories. Cheers!
A ‘Norman Rockwell’ July 4th on the American Shoreline | Local Control
Jul 2, 2019 • 27 min
Peter talks with Trisha Howarth, the President of the July 4th Commission for the community of Southport, North Carolina. The patriotic spirit of America is alive and well in the City of Southport. For over 200 years this small maritime community has…
The River’s Revenge with Tristan Baurick | Delta Dispatches
Jul 1, 2019 • 46 min
In today’s episode, hosts Jacques Hebert and Simone Maloz dive deep into the Mississippi River with Tristan Baurick to discuss his 5 part investigative series about the Upper Mississippi River. From the Headwaters in Minnesota to Davenport, Iowa, Tristan…
Naval History of the American Revolution with Historian Dr. Bill Fowler
Jun 30, 2019 • 51 min
Peter and Tyler kick of ASPN’s Independence Day Weeklong Celebration with a history lesson provided by Revolutionary Naval Historian Dr. Bill Fowler. For the upstart colonists, the Atlantic Ocean was the primary theater of war, and the American Shoreline…
Solving Coastal Management Disputes with Powerplay Theater
Jun 27, 2019 • 46 min
Peter and Tyler welcome C.J. Lewis and Professor David Kaye, Founder & Artistic Director of PowerPlay’s Interactive Labs at the University of New Hampshire. Powerplay is an exercise in “applied theater” and UNH is using this innovative method to reach and…
June Appropriations Update & More | WaterLog
Jun 25, 2019 • 19 min
This month, Howard Marlowe and Dan Ginolfi provide an update on the appropriations process, bring us up to speed on funding and changes to the Nation Flood Insurance Program, an important Supreme Court decision regarding property takings, and a new study…
Philanthropic Support for Louisiana’s Coast | Delta Dispatches
Jun 24, 2019 • 41 min
Thanks for tuning into the latest episode of Delta Dispatches! In this episode, Jacques and Simone catch up on the latest coastal news, followed by two more interviews from the EVERLAB conference. Simone sat down with Kristin Tracz of the Walton Family…
Dr. Joe Kunkel Returns from Lobster Scientific Expedition
Jun 23, 2019 • 98 min
On this episode, Peter and Tyler welcome Dr. Joe Kunkel back to the podcast on the heels of a two-week scientific research mission aboard the NOAA Ship Henry B. Bigelow. Joe shared his experience, cruise history, what they are studying, and what the data…
Legendary Fisherwoman Anne Mosness | Catch Curve
Jun 21, 2019 • 47 min
On this episode of the Catch Curve, host Robert Jones is joined by Anne Mosness, a legendary pioneer fisherwomen in Bristol Bay, Alaska. Anne fished Bristol Bay for 28 years and is now a wild fish advocate and activist for small scale, family fishers.…
Micro-Particle Analysis Instrumentation with Harry Nelson | Sea Change
Jun 18, 2019 • 62 min
Jenna is back this week with Harry Nelson, Vice President of Aquatic Markets for Fluid Imaging Technologies, Inc. a company that manufactures industry-leading particle analysis instrumentation based on digital imaging technology. Their flagship product,…
Talking Port Fourchon, Louisiana’s Coast and Terrebonne’s Coastal Day | Delta Dispatches
Jun 17, 2019 • 41 min
In this episode, we hear more interviews from the EVERLAB conference. In the first segment of the show, you’ll hear Simone’s interview with Chett Chiasson, Executive Director at Port Fourchon to talk about the importance of industry on Louisiana’s coast…
Nature-Based Resiliency with Shannon Cunniff, EDF
Jun 16, 2019 • 65 min
Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham welcome Shannon Cunniff to the show and dive deep into the issue of coastal resiliency, risk management, federal flood policy, and why we continue to see imprudent development on high-risk shorelines. There are few…
Father’s Day Weekend Special | Sea Change
Jun 13, 2019 • 70 min
During this extra special Father’s Day episode, Jenna welcomes her dad, Peter Valente, to the show to discuss his Coast Guard career, fatherhood, and his current work in oyster aquaculture and ocean conservation. Join them as they kick off Father’s Day…
Sandy Stories with Drew Westphal | Beach Shack
Jun 11, 2019 • 44 min
Tyler calls up his best friend, Drew Westphal, to talk “best beach memories from the good old days” (90s and early 2000s) in Southern California, and Drew’s experience living in Manhattan during Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Drew and Tyler grew up in the same…
Everlab 2019 | Delta Dispatches
Jun 10, 2019 • 37 min
In this episode of the Delta Dispatches, host Simone Maloz sits down with several guests from the EVERLAB conference in New Orleans. EVERLAB brings together corporate leaders, financial services professionals, governmental officials, and economic…
Nurdle Patrol Ridealong with Jace Tunnell
Jun 9, 2019 • 62 min
On this episode, Peter and Tyler talk with Jace Tunnell, Director of the Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve and founder of the Nurdle Patrol, a citizen science project looking to gather information about where nurdles are located, remove…
Dr. Ray Hilborn on Fisheries | Changing Waters
Jun 6, 2019 • 40 min
On this episode of Changing Waters, host Brad Warren sits down with Dr. Ray Hilborn, a marine biologist and fisheries scientist, known for his work on conservation and natural resource management in the context of fisheries. He is currently professor of…
Capitol Beach & WaterLog Mashup with USACE Planning and Policy Leadership | Capitol Beach
Jun 4, 2019 • 42 min
Derek Brockbank, host of Capitol Beach, joins forces with Dan Ginolfi and Howard Marlowe, co-hosts of the WaterLog Podcast, for a very special combo episode from Washington, D.C. The show dives deep into the grandest of coastal organizations, the U.S.…
Navigating the High Mississippi River | Delta Dispatches
Jun 3, 2019 • 43 min
Today’s first guest is frequent guest Dr. Alisha Renfro, Coastal Scientist with the National Wildlife Federation! Jacques and Alisha talk at length about the current state of the Mississippi River. They cover everything from the opening of the Bonnet…
Jim Blackburn on CO2 Sequestration Using Natural Coastal Ecosystems
Jun 2, 2019 • 47 min
On this episode, Peter and Tyler are joined by Jim Blackburn to discuss the Texas Coastal Exchange, a nonprofit organization designed to be both a new land conservation tool and a means to establish and mitigate for carbon dioxide emissions by creating a…
National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham | Friday Happy Hour
May 31, 2019 • 52 min
Tomorrow, June 1st, marks the first day of the 2019 Hurricane Season, so on this special episode of Friday Happy Hour we welcome Ken Graham, Director of the National Hurricane Center, to the show to talk about the upcoming season and how his agency is…
Mike Malterre, Executive Vice President of Stream2Sea | Sea Change
May 28, 2019 • 68 min
Summer is finally here, so we’re talking sunscreen and body products - the things that so many of us use but rarely think about how they affect our own health and impact the environment around us. To help inform this conversation, Jenna Valente is joined…
Flying over Louisiana’s Coast with SouthWings | Delta Dispatches
May 27, 2019 • 43 min
On today’s show, our hosts Simone Maloz and Jacques Hebert have a conversation with David Moore, the Aviation Director of SouthWings. SouthWings is a non-profit conservation organization that provides a network of volunteer pilots to advocate for the…
Memorial Day Summer Kickoff: Part 2
May 26, 2019 • 60 min
Happy Memorial Day! We hope that everyone is enjoying the holiday weekend. Enjoy Part 2 of our Memorial Day Summer Kickoff. On this episode, we check in on Manasota Key, Florida where a quaint, fold Florida community is transitioning to an engineered…
Memorial Day Summer Kickoff: Part 1
May 24, 2019 • 48 min
In celebration of Memorial Day, Peter and Tyler tour the American Shoreline to learn what summer has in store. We begin with Dr. Robert Buckingham, Tyler’s father, who is enjoying the holiday weekend in Hilo, Hawaii. We then zip over to Galveston Island…
Water Resources Appropriations Season is Here! | WaterLog
May 21, 2019 • 14 min
On this episode of the WaterLog Podcast, hosts Dan Ginolfi and Howard Marlowe break down this year’s Appropriations Season and how federal coastal program investment is looking thus far.
Everlab 2019: Connecting the Environment and Economy | Delta Dispatches
May 21, 2019 • 45 min
Today’s first guest is Robin Barnes, Executive VP and COO of GNO, Inc. She preview’s GNO, Inc.’s upcoming Everlab conference (June 4th), at the NOPSI hotel. In the second half, Marissa Allweiss Wendte, Development and Membership Director at CRCL joins the…
Gary Glick, President of Friends of the RGV Reef
May 19, 2019 • 75 min
On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter and Tyler sit down with Gary Glick, President of Friends of the RGV Reef, a non-profit that is building the first “industrial scale” nursery reef in the Gulf of Mexico. With the Texas Parks and…
Drinks w/ Derek, Peter, and Tyler | Friday Happy Hour
May 17, 2019 • 22 min
On this episode of Friday Happy Hour, Derek Brockbank, Peter Ravella, and Tyler Buckingham grab a few rounds and shoot the breeze. Subjects discussed: beaches that are loved too much and managing throngs of tourists; what this summer season means for…
Vince Beiser on his book The World in a Grain | Shorewords!
May 17, 2019 • 35 min
On this episode of Shorewords!, host Lesley Ewing meets up with Vince Beiser at the Berkeley Book Festival to discuss his book The World in a Grain, which earned him the rank of finalist for the PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award and a…
Renee Orr, BOEM’s Chief of the Office of Strategic Resources | Capitol Beach
May 15, 2019 • 34 min
On The Capitol Beach, Derek Brockbank welcomes Renee Orr from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). Renee is the Chief of the Office of Strategic Resources, and is currently serving as acting Deputy Director for BOEM. After touching on offshore…
The Science of the Chesapeake Bay with Doug Myers
May 13, 2019 • 56 min
Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham welcome Doug Myers, Senior Marine Scientist for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation/Maryland Office, to the American Shoreline Podcast to take a dip into the exceedingly complex challenge of bringing the Chesapeake Bay back to…
Mothers Day Special with Jenna Valente | Friday Happy Hour
May 10, 2019 • 32 min
This week’s Friday Happy Hour is a family affair! During this extra special Mother’s Day episode, Jenna sits down with her mom to discuss their family’s experience as a Coast Guard family. Join them as they ease into the weekend and reflect on their…
Film meets Activism with Alex Palumbo | Sea Change
May 10, 2019 • 64 min
On this episode of Sea Change, Jenna Valente welcome Alex Palumbo to the show, a traveling editorial and commercial photographer and filmmaker from Long Island, New York. They discuss the importance of film in the coastal and ocean activism arena.
Author and Pulitzer Prize Winner Gil Gaul on his New Book, The Geography of Risk | Ship to Shore
May 8, 2019 • 31 min
On this episode of Ship to Shore, Robert Frump is joined by Gilbert M. Gaul to discuss his new book, The Geography of Risk, Epic Storms, Rising Seas, and the Cost of America’s Coasts. Gaul reveals what he characterizes as the confounding array of federal…
Lighthouses, Docents and Volunteer Opportunities in Coastal Louisiana | Delta Dispatches
May 7, 2019 • 42 min
Simone Maloz is joined by guest host Chris Cook, Lighthouse Director at Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation. Chris talks about his path to LPBF, his passion for history, and his work at Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation’s historic light house. Chris and…
Local Control | Jim Blackburn on the Mid-Bay Option
May 6, 2019 • 52 min
Jim Blackburn is a professor in the practice of environmental law in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Rice University, teaching courses in sustainable development and environmental law. He is also a practicing environmental lawyer…
USACE Southwestern Division Special - Col. Zetterstrom & Gen. Owen
May 5, 2019 • 50 min
On this special edition of the American Shoreline Podcast we bring two interviews with the senior command of the USACE Southwestern Division. Up first, Colonel Lars Zetterstrom, Commander of the Galveston District discussed the historic slate of coastal…
Amber Sparks Jackson, Explorer & 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30
May 3, 2019 • 23 min
At EarthX, we sit down with Amber Sparks Jackson to discuss Blue Latitudes, an organization dedicated to converting old offshore oil rigs to reef habitat. Amber is an oceanographer, environmental scientist and entrepreneur. She has a B.A. in Marine…
Rev. Mitchell Hescox on the Role of Faith in the Environmental Movement
May 2, 2019 • 19 min
At EarthX, Tyler and Peter had the opportunity to interview Rev. Mitchell Hescox, who serves as President/C.E.O. of The Evangelical Environmental Network and speaks nationally on creation care, especially on the environmental life threatening impacts on…
Dr. Bill Parker, President and CEO, National Defense University Foundation
May 2, 2019 • 20 min
Dr. William J. Parker III is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Defense University Foundation. Peter and Tyler has the opportunity to sit down with Bill at EarthX on Dallas to discuss the proliferation of noise pollution in the…
NextGen Waterfronts | Future Trends of Coastal Development with Greg Cory
May 1, 2019 • 56 min
On this episode, Dan Martin welcomes Greg Cory to the show to discuss the trends of coastal development and what we can expect built shorelines of the future to look like. The Principal of Land Use Economics, Greg is a veteran market analyst who closely…
Delta Dispatches | Nurturing Nature with Journalist Ken Wells
Apr 30, 2019 • 45 min
Today on Delta Dispatches, Simone and Jacques speak with journalist and author Ken Wells. He talks about his history with both the Houma Courier and Wall Street Journal, how journalism has changed and tells some stories from his years as a journalist. Ken…
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse at EarthX
Apr 29, 2019 • 26 min
Peter and Tyler have the pleasure of welcoming the Senator from the great coastal state of Rhode Island Sheldon Whitehouse to the show while at EarthX. The Senator is optimistic about the future, but cautions his fellow leaders that urgent action is…
Sea Change | Vicki Goldstein & The Inland Ocean Coalition
Apr 27, 2019 • 13 min
The Inland Ocean Coalition began as the Colorado Ocean Coalition in 2011. Founded by Vicki Goldstein after a family move to landlocked Boulder, CO in 2009, the Coalition’s aim was to inspire and empower Colorado citizens to promote the health of our ocean…
Rod Baltzer, COO of Deep Isolation on Nuclear Waste Disposal
Apr 27, 2019 • 26 min
Rod is the COO of Deep Isolation (www.deepisolation.com), a startup company focused on the storage and disposal of spent nuclear fuel deep underground. His responsibilities include interactions with communities, utilities and government entities as we…
Tim Kruger on Carbon Dioxide Removal
Apr 27, 2019 • 29 min
At EarthX, Peter and Tyler sat down with Tim Kruger, founder and CTO of Origen Power, a UK firm developing a process that uses natural gas to generate electricity in a way that removes carbon dioxide from the air. Tim also founded and runs the research…
Carbon XPRIZE Executive Director, Dr. Marcius Extavour
Apr 26, 2019 • 30 min
At ASPN’s EarthX podcasting studio, Peter and Tyler are thrilled to welcome to the show Dr. Marcius Extavour to the show to discuss the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, which is in the final phase of competition. This fascinating discussion covers the benefits of…
Sea Change | Optimism for the Future with Heirs to our Oceans
Apr 26, 2019 • 19 min
Jenna Valente and special Ocean X co-host Brian Yurasits are joined by Freya Isenhart and Cambria Bartlett of Heirs to our Oceans to discuss their work to protect the planet.
Earth X Kickoff
Apr 26, 2019 • 12 min
Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham are joined for this special episode by Jenna Valente and Brian Yurasits to kickoff ASPN’s coverage of Earth X. We look forward to bringing you the inside scoop of this massive environmental conference (the largest in the…
Andrew Weber, USACE Galveston, on the Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries Resiliency Study
Apr 26, 2019 • 49 min
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will host five public scoping meetings starting April 30 to inform the public about the Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries Resiliency Study (BBTRS) and to seek input from the public on the study scope,…
WaterLog | Its Not all Just Cherry Blossoms in DC
Apr 24, 2019 • 27 min
Co-hosts Howard Marlowe and Dan Ginolfi bring us the latest coastal news and analysis from inside the Beltway. This month, we dive into the Disaster Supplemental, discuss the Democrats big infrastructure plans, and the new WRDA guidelines.
Delta Dispatches | 10X Conference: Resilience, Adaptation and Innovation
Apr 23, 2019 • 43 min
On today’s episode of Delta Dispatches with Simone and Jacques are joined by two participants in the second-annual 10X Water Summit. First, they sit down with David Festa, senior vice president, ecosystems at the Environmental Defense Fund to talk about…
Carbon Sequestration Series Part II: Discussing Risks with Dr. Katherine Romanak
Apr 22, 2019 • 70 min
This week, Peter and Tyler are back at the University of Texas Bureau of Economic Geology to talk carbon sequestration. They welcome Dr. Katherine Romanak, the lead risk analyst on UT’s sequestration research program. A former volcanologist, Dr. Romanak…
Friday Happy Hour | Beyonce and Coastal Music & Looking Ahead to EarthX
Apr 19, 2019 • 19 min
Tyler and Jenna, two happy hour regulars, meet up and discuss the impact of Beyonce’s new album and Netflix documentary on Jenna’s daily vive over the week. The conversation then shifts to the intersection of art and the coast and how/why the American…
NextGen Waterfronts | Planning the Future Shorelines of the Caribbean Rivera
Apr 17, 2019 • 31 min
Host Dan Martin takes us on a trip down to Puerto Rico with Tim Brangle, President and CEO of The Chicago Consultants Studio, a master development group expert in, among other things, urban design, tourism and entertainment facilities, and mixed-use…
Delta Dispatches | These Resources Put Louisiana’s Coast at Your Fingertips
Apr 15, 2019 • 42 min
On today’s show Anne Hawes, Outreach & Engagement Director & Public Information Director of CPRA, joins hosts Jacque Hebert and Simone Maloz to talk about her background, CPRA’s work to protect & restore coastal Louisiana, how many projects that are…
Tony Keane, President and CEO of EarthX
Apr 14, 2019 • 39 min
This week, Peter and Tyler talk with Tony Keane ahead of Earth X (April 19-28), the largest environmental conference of its kind. EarthX brings together environmental organizations, businesses, academic institutions, government agencies, speakers,…
Changing Waters | Randy Fisher
Apr 11, 2019 • 61 min
On this episode of Changing Waters, co-host Thane Tienson, a along time coastal lawyer/professional from Portland, Oregon, sits down with Randy Fisher, Executive Director of the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC). Established in 1947 by…
Sea Change | Orvel Founder, Mateo Velez
Apr 9, 2019 • 37 min
On this episode of Sea Change, Jenna Valente welcomes Mateo Velez, Founder and Executive Director of Orvel, a nonprofit organization working to raise awareness about plastic pollution and other environmental problems in low-income and underserved coastal…
Delta Dispatches | Communities & Climate Resilience in New Orleans
Apr 8, 2019 • 38 min
Today’s topic is communities and the coast, with special guest Angela Chalk, Executive Director of Healthy Community Services.
George P. Bush, Texas Land Commissioner
Apr 8, 2019 • 49 min
Hosts Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham chat about the noteworthy coastal news themes of early-2019 before welcoming Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush to the show. Bush has wide-ranging responsibilities on the Texas Coast, from enforcing the Texas…
Friday Happy Hour | Refreshments with Jenna
Apr 5, 2019 • 10 min
Spring is here and it’s a great time for reflection and renewal. Crack open your favorite beverage and join Jenna Valente, host of the Sea Change Podcast, as she guides us through insights into strong leadership and conservation success during this Friday…
Dr. Erika Woolsey, The Hydrous , and the role of virtual reality in reef conservation
Apr 5, 2019 • 20 min
Coral reef ecologist, National Geographic Explorer, Co-Founder of the Hydrous, and Teaching Fellow at the Stanford d.school, and the Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions, meet Dr. Erika Woolsey, one of the most-forward thinking guests we’ve ever had on the…
Next Swell | Oregon Coastal Culture w/ Matt Love
Apr 3, 2019 • 59 min
On this episode of the Next Swell, Rob Nixon speaks with Matt Love, a coastal beach advocate in the great state of Oregon - one of the states with a powerful open beaches tradition and the legal framework to back it up. Matt is the author/editor of 19…
Delta Dispatches | Operating Diversions with Erin Plitsch
Apr 1, 2019 • 43 min
This week Simone and Jacques talk with Erin Plitsch of Coastal Restoration and Protection Authority. Erin is a Coastal Resources Scientist with CPRA’s Operations Division in New Orleans and also serves as Chair of the Caernarvon and Davis Pond Freshwater…
Dr. Kelly Burks-Copes on the USACE Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Project
Mar 31, 2019 • 44 min
Dr. Kelly Burks-Copes is the Project Manager for the largest, most expensive coastal protection project ever undertaken by the US Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District. A 28-year coastal pro with the Corps, Kelly and her team of 120 engineers,…
WaterLog | Trump Budget Breakdown & More
Mar 28, 2019 • 17 min
On this episode of the WaterLog Podcast, co-hosts Howard Marlowe and Dan Ginolfi examine whether Trump’s ‘Better Budget for America’ is really a better budget, considering almost zero attention is given to the coasts and 50% of our population lives there.…
Sea Change | Making Activist Art from Garbage
Mar 26, 2019 • 92 min
Do you love art, food, and conservation? Then you’re sure to love this episode of the Sea Change Podcast. Jenna Valente sits down for an impassioned and energetic conversation with Daniel Lanzilotta, a New York City-based artist and chef that has…
American Shoreline Podcast | David Abel, “Lobster War” Screened at IOFF
Mar 24, 2019 • 61 min
On this episode, Peter and Tyler dive deeper into the changes facing the Maine lobster fishery by welcoming David Abel to the show. Peter and Tyler were introduced to David and his film “Lobster War,” which tells the story of the border dispute between…
Capitol Beach | Highlights from the Corps of Engineers at ASBPA’s Coastal Summit
Mar 21, 2019 • 41 min
An annotated “highlight reel” of presentations by the US Army Corps of Engineers at the recent National Coastal Summit hosted by American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA). Most of the episode is Chief of Engineers, General Todd Semonite,…
American Shoreline Podcast | Crystal Sanders, Fish Revolution
Mar 19, 2019 • 22 min
Peter and Tyler sit down with Crystal Sanders, Fisheries Scientist and Founder of Fish Revolution. Crystal is a marine scientist dedicated to sustainable fisheries. She works directly with the commercial fishing community, the distributors, wholesalers,…
Delta Dispatches | Building a Coastal Work Force: Nunez and Fletcher Community Colleges
Mar 18, 2019 • 43 min
Welcome to Delta Dispatches with hosts, Jacques Hebert and Simone Maloz. On today’s episode, Dr. Kristine Strickland, Chancellor of Fletcher Technical Community College joins the show today to talk about workforce development, coastal literacy, and much…
American Shoreline Podcast | David McGuire and Maria Brown at IOFF
Mar 17, 2019 • 36 min
On this episode, we return to Fort Mason in San Francisco for a fascinating discussion with David McGuire of Shark Stewards and Maria Brown, Superintendent of the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. A marine biologist and shark advocate, David…
American Shoreline Podcast | Student Filmmakers Gabby Goss and Kaden Anderson at IOFF
Mar 15, 2019 • 12 min
Gabby Goss and Kaden Anderson are both Bay Area high school students and filmmakers. Peter and Tyler sat down with Gabby and Kaden to discuss their films and how they decided to dedicate themselves to making films about the ocean. Kaden’s film is Why…
American Shoreline Podcast | Student Filmmakers Arjun and Abi Subramanian at IOFF
Mar 15, 2019 • 20 min
One of the highlights of the festival was getting the opportunity to meet and speak with student filmmakers. Arjun and Abi Subramanian made the film The Ennore of Today, a rich film about their grandmother’s coastal hometown of Ennore, India, which has…
American Shoreline Podcast | The Jetlagged at IOFF
Mar 15, 2019 • 22 min
While at IOFF, Peter and Tyler sat down with Hendrik and Claudia Schmitt of The Jetlagged. These adventurers/underwater photographers/filmmakers from Germany have attended the the past four festivals. This year, the festival screened Fragile - Why Turtle…
American Shoreline Podcast | Gaelin Rosenwaks at IOFF
Mar 15, 2019 • 21 min
Gaelin Rosenwaks is a marine scientist, explorer, photographer, and filmmaker. Always fascinated by the marine world, Gaelin began diving at 14 and has since continued exploring ocean ecosystems. She began her career at the Woods Hole Oceanographic…
Changing Waters | Lobsterman Gerry Cushman
Mar 15, 2019 • 13 min
Gerry Cushman (F/V Bug Catcha) is a lifelong resident of Port Clyde, Maine and remains a tireless advocate for keeping community-based fishermen on the water with viable fishing businesses. His father was a groundfish fisherman, and Gerry is committed to…
Local Control | Dr. Robert Young, Director, Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines
Mar 13, 2019 • 71 min
On this episode of Local Control, Peter Ravella speaks with Robert Young, the Director of the Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, a joint Duke University/Western Carolina University venture. He is also a Professor of Geology at Western Carolina…
Delta Dispatches | Bonnet Carre’s Unprecedented 2019 Opening
Mar 12, 2019 • 43 min
Welcome to Delta Dispatches with hosts, Jacques Hebert and Simone Maloz. On today’s show, Kristi Trail of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation talks to Jacques and Simone about the unprecedented opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway for the third time…
American Shoreline Podcast | Elaine Forbes, Executive Director, Port of San Francisco
Mar 11, 2019 • 37 min
Peter, Lesley, and Tyler sit down with Elaine Forbes, Executive Director, Port of San Francisco. Elaine leads the Port to responsibly manage the waterfront as the gateway to a world-class city and advances environmentally and financially sustainable…
American Shoreline Podcast | IOFF Sunday Bulletin
Mar 10, 2019 • 23 min
It’s the final day of the International Ocean Film Festival. Peter and Tyler break down some of the memorable moments from the past 24 hours and then are joined by Ana Blanco, the Executive Director of the fest to look ahead to the final night.
American Shoreline Podcast | IOFF Special Saturday Bulletin
Mar 9, 2019 • 20 min
On this special episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter Ravella, Lesley Ewing, and Tyler Buckingham sit down and discuss the goings on at the International Ocean Film Festival, some of our favorite films so far, and who we look forward to…
Friday Happy Hour | International Ocean Film Festival Day 1
Mar 8, 2019 • 16 min
Peter and Tyler are tucked away behind the Cowell Theater for a quick edition of the Friday Happy Hour. Topics of discussion include our first impressions of the film fest so far and a look ahead to the coverage we have in store for the rest of the…
Shorewords! | Dr. Gary B. Griggs
Mar 8, 2019 • 38 min
Lesley Ewing kicks off the Shorewords! podcast with Dr. Gary B. Griggs, longtime Professor of Earth Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz and author of a dozen books, over 100 articles, and several scientific reports. Join us as Gary talks…
Capitol Beach | Bradley Watson and the Coastal States Organization
Mar 6, 2019 • 36 min
On this episode of the Capitol Beach, Derek Brockbank welcomes Bradley Watson, Executive Director of Coastal States Organization (CSO) to the show. ASBPA and CSO are close allies and frequently partner on policy issues. The conversation includes…
American Shoreline Podcast | Lobster Shell Disease with Dr. Joe Kunkel
Mar 4, 2019 • 92 min
On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham welcome Dr. Joseph G. Kunkel to the show. Joe, as he prefers to be called, is the professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Research Professor…
Friday Happy Hour | Millennial Check-In
Mar 1, 2019 • 22 min
Welcome to happy hour. On this Millennial Edition of the show, Tyler Buckingham and Jenna Valente grab drinks and chat about what’s on their Millennial minds. Jenna gets the first round, and tells us about a cool birthday party she went to recently in…
WaterLog | Innovative Financing for Coastal Infrastructure and Resilience
Feb 27, 2019 • 13 min
Howard Marlow and Dan Ginolfi sit down for their monthly federal update on ASPN. On this episode, Howard and Dan discuss whats going on with the boarder wall and the USACE, and how the ripples created by the President’s decision to direct money towards…
Delta Dispatches | Restoring the Gulf for Birds and People
Feb 26, 2019 • 42 min
On today’s show Kara Lankford, Director of Gulf Coast Restoration at National Audubon Society, stops by to about Audubon’s latest Comprehensive Gulf Restoration Plan. The report highlights projects and programs critical to helping the region. Later on the…
American Shoreline Podcast | Carbon Sequestration with Dr. Susan Hovorka
Feb 25, 2019 • 92 min
On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham sit down with Dr. Susan Hovorka, Senior Research Scientist at the Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, at The University of Texas at Austin. She…
Sea Change | Erika Zambello and the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance
Feb 22, 2019 • 71 min
On this episode of Sea Change, Jenna Valente catches up with her longtime friend Erika Zambello, Communications and Marketing Coordinator for the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance. Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance is a non-profit organization responsible for…
Changing Waters | Former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson
Feb 20, 2019 • 29 min
Welcome to the Changing Waters podcast, a new show on ASPN about the ocean, the people who depend on it, and the people who are working to keep it healthy. On this special inaugural episode we are treated to a conversation with the former President of…
Delta Dispatches | Delta Dispatches Joins the American Shoreline Podcast Network
Feb 19, 2019 • 41 min
On today’s show, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham stop by to tell listeners about Coastal News Today and the American Shoreline Podcast Network, which will now be featuring the Delta Dispatches podcast. Listen in to hear all about the work Tyler and…
American Shoreline Podcast | 16th Annual International Ocean Film Festival
Feb 18, 2019 • 51 min
On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham speak with Ana Blanco ahead of the 16th Annual International Ocean Film Festival. Ana, the Festival’s Executive Director, explains how the festival was started and how…
Catch Curve | Fisheries Management 101
Feb 15, 2019 • 46 min
On this episode of the Catch Curve, Robert Jones is joined by Emily Muehlstein, Public Information Officer for the Gulf Fisheries Management Council, and Patrick Banks, the Assistant Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, for an…
NextGen Waterfronts | Creating Value on the American Shoreline
Feb 13, 2019 • 62 min
On this episode, Dan Martin is joined by Greg Weykamp of Edgewater Resources. Greg Weykamp has more than 24 years of experience in the planning and design of the public realm, with an emphasis on implementation of sustainable built landscapes and urban…
American Shoreline Podcast | Delta Dispatches Comes to ASPN!
Feb 11, 2019 • 57 min
On this special episode, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham welcome Jacques Hebert and Simone Maloz to the show to introduce themselves and their show, Delta Dispatches, to the ASPN audience. Delta Dispatches has been telling the story of the Louisiana…
Ship to Shore | Master Diver Michael Carr
Feb 8, 2019 • 60 min
On this episode of Ship to Shore, Robert Frump welcomes Michael Carr to the show to discuss his lifelong career of service in the Coast Guard and Army. Michael was an Operations Officer and Diving Officer with the U.S. Coast Guard National Strike Force…
Capitol Beach | A Look Ahead to the 2019 Coastal Summit
Feb 6, 2019 • 29 min
On this episode of the Capitol Beach, Derek Brockbank welcomes Brian Caufield to the show to talk about the upcoming ASBPA Coastal Summit, which Brian is co-chairing this year. The 2019 Coastal Summit will be held in Washington D.C. March 12-14 and will…
American Shoreline Podcast | The Surfing Cowboy, Ellis Pickett
Feb 4, 2019 • 83 min
On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham meet up with Ellis Pickett, the Founding Chairman of the Surfrider Foundation in Texas and current Chairman of the Texas Upper Coast Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation.…
Ship to Shore | Getting the Scoop
Feb 1, 2019 • 34 min
Welcome to Ship to Shore, ASPN’s ports, shipping, and maritime podcast. On this, the maiden voyage of the show, host Robert Frump welcomes his friend and former colleague Andrew Maykuth to the show to discuss a wide-range of topics including the dredging…
NextGen Waterfronts | Interpretive Experience Planning and Design on the American Shoreline
Jan 31, 2019 • 38 min
On this episode of NextGen Waterfronts, Dan Martin is joined by Michael Mercadante and Tevere MacFadyen of Main Street Design to discuss the tricks of the trade when it comes to creating interpretive attractions on the American Shoreline. Main Street…
Sea Change | Haystack Rock Awareness
Jan 30, 2019 • 91 min
On this episode of Sea Change, Jenna Valente welcomes Melissa Keyser to the show to discuss her work managing the Haystack Rock Awareness Program in Cannon Beach, Oregon. A popular tourist destination, the monolithic rock is adjacent to the beach and…
American Shoreline Podcast | Introducing Lesley Ewing
Jan 28, 2019 • 61 min
On this episode, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham introduce the audience to Lesley Ewing, host of ASPN’s newest podcast, Shorewords!, a coastal literature show. Lesley is a coastal engineer and swimmer. She has published numerous papers on coastal…
Catch Curve | Legendary Outdoor Writer Shannon Tompkins
Jan 24, 2019 • 55 min
On the inaugural episode of the Catch Curve, host Robert Jones sits down with legendary outdoor writer Shannon Tompkins to discuss the environmental, political, and policy changes he has observed over his 40-year career with the Houston Chronicle.…
WaterLog | Shutdown Deep Dive
Jan 23, 2019 • 25 min
On this inaugural episode of the WaterLog Podcast, D.C. insiders Howard Marlowe and Dan Ginolfi dive into the government shutdown and discuss its immediate impacts, future consequences, and the origins of the budget impasse. Then, Howard and Dan look…
American Shoreline Podcast | Crown Thy Good with Brotherhood
Jan 21, 2019 • 57 min
On this special MLK Day episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham take a moment to discuss the sandy side of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Civil Rights Movement was active on the beach, fighting…
Sea Change | Danni Washington
Jan 18, 2019 • 63 min
On this episode of the Sea Change podcast, Jenna Valente is joined by Danni Washington, the co-founder of Big Blue and You, Co-creator of Sea Youth Rise Up, a science communicator, an ocean advocate, and a television personality. A Miami native with…
Local Control | Virginia Beach Local Funding w/ Phil Roehrs
Jan 16, 2019 • 54 min
On this episode of the Local Control podcast, Peter Ravella sits down with Phil Roehrs, the Water Resources Engineer at City of Virginia Beach Public Works.
American Shoreline Podcast | For Those in Peril on the Sea!
Jan 14, 2019 • 60 min
On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham introduce Robert Frump and his new show Ship to Shore, ASPN’s newest show covering the fascinating world of shipping, ports, and waterways. Robert is a nationally…
Friday Happy Hour | Gov’t ****down
Jan 11, 2019 • 15 min
Welcome to the Friday Happy Hour, a periodic commentary micopod from the hosts of ASPN. On this special Gov’t ****down episode, Jenna Valente, the host of the Sea Change Podcast and full-time ocean policy advocate, sits down during this short, 101-style…
Sea Change | Modern Day Conservation Renaissance Woman
Jan 11, 2019 • 95 min
On this episode of the Sea Change podcast, Jenna Valente speaks with Lindsay Hirt about her work in environmental education. As a marine biologist and 8th grade science teacher, Lindsay spends one half of her time in a classroom and the other half on the…
Next Swell | The 2018 Pulitzer Prize Winner in History
Jan 8, 2019 • 57 min
Before Rob Nixon started the Next Swell podcast, he read and fell in love with The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea. On this episode, Rob Nixon speaks with the man who wrote it, Jack E. Davis, the author of the award-winning An Everglades Providence:…
American Shoreline Podcast | Exciting Plans for 2019 & Hot Stories on CNT
Jan 7, 2019 • 60 min
On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham look ahead to 2019 and chat about the new shows coming to the American Shoreline Podcast Network and exciting plans for CNT/ASPN’s first full year. Then, they run…
Beach Shack | Brian Brennan Talks Regional Management & Managed Retreat
Jan 3, 2019 • 57 min
On this episode of the Beach Shack, Tyler Buckingham visits Brian Brennan, Executive Director of the Beach Erosion Authority for Clean Oceans and Nourishment (BEACON) Organization, a joint powers authority comprised of the counties of Ventura and Santa…
Capitol Beach | Senator Tom Carper
Jan 1, 2019 • 40 min
On this, the inaugural episode of the Capitol Beach podcast, host Derek Brockbank welcomes Senator Tom Carper to the show. Senator Carper, has represented Delaware in the U.S. Senate since 2001. A member of the Democratic Party, Carper served in the…
American Shoreline Podcast | ASPN’s Best of 2018
Dec 30, 2018 • 69 min
On this special New Year’s Eve episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, we look back at some of the memorable moments captured during 2018, ASPN’s first (partial) year. Thank you to the thousands of listeners who have helped make Coastal News Today and…
Sea Change | 2018 Advocacy Year in Review
Dec 28, 2018 • 40 min
On this special episode of the Sea Change podcast, Jenna Valente breaks down the top five climate-related issues of 2018. Subjects discussed include: Conservation Policy and the changes the Trump Administration is making to the policies instituted by his…
American Shoreline Podcast | Christmas Eve Special
Dec 23, 2018 • 65 min
On this special Christmas Eve episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham take a trip up to the northern most reaches of the American Shoreline (not quite to the North Pole) with Craig Birrell, an adventurer,…
Beach Shack | Ventura Junior Lifeguard Program
Dec 21, 2018 • 57 min
On this episode of the Beach Shack podcast, Tyler Buckingham revisits one of his key early coastal influences, the Junior Lifeguard program of Ventura, California. Tyler is joined by the program’s longtime leader, Carrie Johnson, a legend in the…
American Shoreline Podcast | GOMA Roundtable
Dec 19, 2018 • 34 min
In this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham record a lively roundtable discussion following the second day of the Gulf of Mexico Alliance Coastal Resiliency Team Meeting in Austin, Texas. At the table are:…
American Shoreline Podcast | Introduction to the Gulf of Mexico Alliance Coastal Resilience Team
Dec 17, 2018 • 48 min
On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham sit down with Rhonda Price, Coastal Resiliency Team Chair for the Gulf of Mexico Alliance. The Gulf of Mexico Alliance was established in 2004 by the Gulf State…
Sea Change | Brian Yurasits of the TerraMar Project
Dec 13, 2018 • 101 min
On this episode of the Sea Change podcast, Jenna Valente sits down with Brian Yurasits, Development Director for The TerraMar Project. Brian has conducted research about marine protected areas and worked with the Global FinPrint Project helping survey…
Local Control | Coastal Engineer’s Report Post-Florence
Dec 12, 2018 • 85 min
On this episode of the Local Control podcast, Peter A. Ravella is joined by Chris Gibson, President of TI Coastal Services, a coastal engineering firm specializing in providing personalized service to the dredging, coastal, and beach communities. A…
American Shoreline Podcast | Crazy Busy Week of Coastal News
Dec 10, 2018 • 87 min
In this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham take a minute to talk about the interesting new content coming to ASPN before the New Year and go over some of the most compelling news stories currently on Coastal…
Local Control | South Padre Island Mayor Dennis Stahl
Dec 7, 2018 • 68 min
In this episode of the Local Control podcast, Peter A. Ravella is joined by Dennis Stahl, Mayor of the City of South Padre Island on the Texas coast. Dennis and his wife became permanent residents of South Padre Island shortly after Dennis stepped away…
American Shoreline Podcast | Ken Graham, Director NHC
Dec 5, 2018 • 37 min
On this special episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham welcome National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham to the show to recap the 2018 season and talk about the NHC’s on-going work to better understand storms…
American Shoreline Podcast | Howard Marlowe & Dan Ginolfi Introduce the Waterlog Podcast
Dec 3, 2018 • 50 min
Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham welcome Howard Marlowe and Dan Ginolfi to the show from Washington DC to introduce ASPN’s newest show, the Waterlog Podcast. Howard and Dan are experts in the realm of Federal coastal policy and help local governments…
Sea Change | HerChesapeake
Nov 30, 2018 • 93 min
In this episode of the Sea Change Podcast, Jenna Valente sits down with three of her long-time friends and favorite role models to discuss HerChesapeake, an organization that sits at the intersection of feminism and conservation with the goal of…
Local Control | Topsail Beach Commissioner Steve Smith
Nov 28, 2018 • 55 min
On this episode of Local Control, Peter A. Ravella speaks Topsail Beach Commissioner Steve Smith. After a 37 year career with the Eveready Battery Company, Steve and his wife moved into a new home in Topsail Beach. Since then, Steve has served as Co-Chair…
American Shoreline Podcast | Lone Star Shoreline with Eddie Fisher
Nov 26, 2018 • 64 min
On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham don their boots for a stroll along the Texas coast with Eddie Fisher, a fourth generation coastal Texan who has spent his career working in the public and private…
The Beach Shack | Thanksgiving Special
Nov 21, 2018 • 59 min
On this Thanksgiving Special episode of the Beach Shack, Tyler Buckingham speaks with Orrin, Peter, and Jenna Valente about their family coastal “camp” on the rocky shoreline of Maine. Near Acadia National Park, the family’s “Seldom Inn” has been a place…
Next Swell | World Champion Surfer Shaun Tomson
Nov 21, 2018 • 64 min
Rob Nixon is joined by surfing legend Sean Tomson. Sean is the author of the best-selling book “Surfer’s Code“, and the writer and producer of the award-winning documentary film Bustin’ Down the Door. He is a Business Administration and Finance graduate…
Next Gen Waterfronts | Kickoff Episode with Rick Hitchcock
Nov 20, 2018 • 60 min
Dan Martin launches ASPN’s newest show, the Next Gen Waterfronts podcast with a terrific conversation with Rick Hitchcock, Senior Principal and President of the Hitchcock Design Group. Subjects discussed include: differences in economics and development…
American Shoreline Podcast | Florence Follow Up
Nov 19, 2018 • 87 min
In this episode, Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham speak with Steve Mercer and Joe Gaughan, residents of Brunswick County, North Carolina. Both work at Steve’s company, Coastal Transplants, a dune construction, maintenance, and restoration firm. Hear…
Sea Change | The Whale Guitar
Nov 15, 2018 • 86 min
Jenna Valente sits down with Jen Long, Founder of The Whale Guitar Project, an organization dedicated to protecting Earth’s oceans and whales by raising awareness of man-made threats and inspiring audiences to take impactful action. The the core of their…
American Shoreline Podcast | Veterans Day Special Show
Nov 12, 2018 • 79 min
Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham sit down for a special show in honor of America’s veterans. Throughout America’s history, our armed forces have intersected with the shoreline - to defend the homeland from attack, to leave the homeland for war…
American Shoreline Podcast | ASBPA Conference Special Round Table Edition
Nov 7, 2018 • 56 min
Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham wrap up the ASBPA National Conference with a special round table edition. Peter and Tyler are joined by: Rob Nixon, host of ASPN’s Next Well podcast; Dolan Eversole, Waikiki Beach Management Coordinator through the…
Local Control | Scott Jones on Protecting the Galveston Bay
Nov 7, 2018 • 55 min
Peter A. Ravella sits down with Scott Jones, Galveston Bay Foundation Director of Advocacy. Scott has been with GBF since September 2008. Previously, Scott worked for eight years at the Galveston Bay Estuary Program and on water quality issues for four…
American Shoreline Podcast | Professor Emeritus Paul Komar from the ASBPA National Conference
Nov 5, 2018 • 73 min
Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham are joined by Paul Komar, emeritus Professor of Oceanography at Oregon State University, where he has been on the faculty since 1970. He received a M.S. degree in Geology at the University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. in…
Next Swell | Former Commissioner of the General Land Office of Texas Jerry Patterson
Nov 1, 2018 • 53 min
Rob Nixon sits down with former Commissioner of the General Land Office of Texas Jerry Patterson to discuss the Texas Coast. Subjects discussed include: Jerry career of public service and 12 years as Land Commissioner; the Open Beaches Act and violations…
American Shoreline Podcast | Pregaming the ASBPA Conference with Derek Brockbank
Oct 31, 2018 • 68 min
Hours before the start of the ASBPA National Conference, Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham sit down with Derek Brockbank for an exclusive preview of the coming day’s events. Subjects discussed: the history of ASBPA and the National Conference; the…
American Shoreline Podcast | The Coastal Engineer’s Perspective with Michael Poff
Oct 29, 2018 • 60 min
Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham are joined by Michael Poff, President of Coastal Engineering Consultants, and host of the Podcast for Building Beaches Better on ASPN. Subject discussed include: Michael’s plans for his new show on ASPN (P4B^3);…
Local Control | Louisiana Resiliency with Pat Forbes
Oct 26, 2018 • 44 min
Peter A. Ravella launches Local Control with Pat Forbes, the Executive Director of the Louisiana Office of Community Development (LA SAFE), the state’s community resiliency program with a budget of $100 million from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban…
The Beach Shack | Ode to a Beach House
Oct 24, 2018 • 49 min
In the first episode of the Beach Shack, Tyler Buckingham chats with Don Scanlin, a real estate expert with more than 25 years experience in acquisition, development, and sale of commercial properties in his role as an independent real estate investor.…
American Shoreline Podcast | News of the Weird and Other Flotsam and Jetsam
Oct 22, 2018 • 77 min
Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham are excited to return to the ASPN airwaves, feeling refreshed and invigorated from respective vacations. Subjects discussed: news of the weird on the American Shoreline; Pacific Grove to decide on future of short-term…
Sea Change | Kickoff Show with Tim Dillingham
Oct 17, 2018 • 62 min
Jenna Valente welcomes Tim Dillingham for the Sea Change podcast inaugural show. Tim is the Executive Director of the American Littoral Society, making him both an excellent first guest for the Sea Change, and Jenna’s boss. Subject discussed: Tim’s…
American Shoreline Podcast | The Economics of The Edge with Dan Martin
Oct 15, 2018 • 69 min
Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham are joined by Dan Martin, host of the new Next Gen Waterfronts coastal economics podcast on ASPN. Dan works directly with clients assisting them and their planning teams to determine the best mix of land uses at a…
The Next Swell | Historic Supreme Court Decision Deep Dive
Oct 12, 2018 • 44 min
For the first episode of The Next Swell Podcast, Rob Nixon welcomes two outstanding guests to talk about the blockbuster Martin’s Beach Supreme Court decision. Angela Howe is the Legal Director of the Surfrider Foundation. Sarah Damron manages over 30…
American Shoreline Podcast | Fish Stories with Robert E. Jones
Oct 8, 2018 • 71 min
Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham are joined by Robert E. Jones, Director of the Gulf of Mexico region for the Environmental Defense Fund’s Oceans Program, and host of the Catch Curve podcast of ASPN. Subjects discussed include: Robert’s background…
Sea Change Podcast Trailer
Oct 5, 2018 • 1 min
Jenna Valente introduces the brand new Sea Change Podcast on ASPN, a show dedicated to telling the story of coastal advocacy and the people to dedicate their lives to protecting our oceans and shorelines.
American Shoreline Podcast | Special Supreme Court Edition
Oct 2, 2018 • 26 min
Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham sit down for a special edition of ASP to discuss the ramifications of the U.S. Supreme Court declining to take the Martins Beach case.
American Shoreline Podcast | Derek Brockbank
Sep 30, 2018 • 66 min
Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham are joined by Derek Brockbank to introduce The Capitol Beach, Derek’s podcast focused on federal shoreline policy. Subjects discussed include: the upcoming ASBPA national conference; Derek’s vision for The Capitol…
American Shoreline Podcast | Jenna Valente Talks Advocacy
Sep 24, 2018 • 66 min
Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham are joined by Jenna Valente of the Littoral Society and host of the Sea Change Podcast on ASPN. Subject discussed: Jenna’s plan for her show; growing up in a Coast Guard family and splitting childhood memories between…
American Shoreline Podcast | Opening Thoughts on Hurricanes
Sep 16, 2018 • 55 min
With Hurricane Florence in the news, Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham share their thoughts on the important role storms play on the American Shoreline. Subjects discussed include: post-storm increases in coastal real estate values; hurricane impacts…
American Shoreline Podcast | Announcing New Shows
Sep 8, 2018 • 49 min
Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham announce some of the new shows and hosts coming to ASPN, discuss how CNT and ASPN can add value to the coverage of the 2018 hurricane season, and talk about recent research papers documenting how coastal real estate…
The Beach Shack Trailer
Sep 7, 2018 • 1 min
Introducing The Beach Shack, the newest ASPN show covering the fascinating world of coastal real estate. Where are hottest and coldest coastal markets, and what’s driving them? How does coastal flood insurance work? How are AirBnB, HomeAway, and the other…
ASPN Labor Day Kickoff | The Endless Summer Show
Sep 2, 2018 • 54 min
Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham launch the American Shoreline Podcast with an introduction to Coastal News Today and ASPN and think about the most important coastal news stories from summer. Subject discussed: the proliferation of plastic straw bans…
American Shoreline Podcast Network Trailer
Aug 29, 2018 • 2 min
Welcome aboard! The American Shoreline Podcast Network is where thought-leaders from across the coastal space - from shipping and engineering to policy and tourism - discuss the latest developments that affect you, your business, or your property.