Last year, I launched Meteor, a podcast, with friend, collaborator, and fellow dreamer-schemer Virginia Schutte. We just wrapped Season 2 a few weeks ago, and I am so pleased to have so much to share with you!
We started Meteor because we crave advanced-user conversations with other mid-career scicomm professionals (like us!). We intended to use Meteor to learn and grow together, and check each other when we need it. Our plan was to dig into things as wide-ranging as branding, projects that matter, privilege, and inclusive science communication, with actionable, tangible steps to level up.
I have been working in scicomm for over 20 years, and it’s like you areinside my head. ~Meteor listener
In the first ten episodes, we covered all sorts of topics. Here are a few of my favorites:
The Sturgeon River plains bison, located in Saskatchewan’s Prince Albert National Park (PANP), belong to one of three fully wild (i.e. free-ranging) bison herds in Canada. It is said to be the only such Canadian herd found within historic bison range. This herd, and the on-going research focused on them, has been a significant focus for us for the past three years. The following links lead to field notes, published articles, and photography galleries related to the project. This archive will be updated as new material is published.
HINT: Check out the field notes (last section) for personal anecdotes about what it’s like to follow bison through the woods for months.