Roberto D’Andrea – The Connies Performance Troupe

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  On this week’s show we’re joined by Roberto D’Andrea, part of a touring performance troupe called the Connies, born of the rich 112 year Melbourne Tram Conducting tradition, that bring environmental education to children at festivals and schools in … Continued

Lewyn Maefala – Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit

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  5 years ago the first all female anti-poaching unit was created to combat wildlife crime, particularly rhino poaching, in the greater Kruger National Park in north eastern South Africa. They go by the name of the Black Mambas. The … Continued

Sarah Pilkington – Environmental Education in Rural Australian Schools

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  Welcome to the first Wildkerkids podcast episode of 2018!   On this week’s show I chat to Sarah Pilkington, a school teacher from rural (& I mean rural) Australia. In our conversation, amongst other things, you’ll hear about……. What … Continued

Marc Bekoff – Important Life Lessons Kids Can Learn From Animals

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    Today I’m joined by one the nicest guys you could hope to meet, Marc Bekoff. Marc is Professor Emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the Colorado University, a Fellow of the Animal Behavior Society, a member of … Continued

Sarah Sutter – Turning Play Inside, Out

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  On today’s show you’ll meet the CEO of a fantastic initiative whose vision is to make outdoor play in nature an everyday part of childhood. Sarah Sutter heads up the not-for-profit organisation, Nature Play SA. “In a short period … Continued

Cup of Tea Chat #2

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  In this week’s podcast episode of Wilderkids, I sit down with my good friend Tash over a cup of tea, to discuss a film, that despite its age, I only watched recently. It’s a stunning looking film that had … Continued

Amy Park – Impact Of An Environmental Education

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  Last week I spoke to the co-creator of a really inspiring environmental education programme. It left me wondering what effect this programme has on the kids that take part in it, from their point of view. So on today’s show … Continued

Arron Wood – Inspiring Our Next Environmental Leaders

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    Arron Wood has been a champion of the environment for most of his life. In this episode of Wilderkids, Arron shares the key turning point in his life, when, at 8 years old, the environmental warrior was born. … Continued

Welcome To Wilderkids

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  What books affected you as a child? In the first episode of Wilderkids I chat with my good friend Tash, from My Home Planet, about the books that impacted our childhood. We talk about what’s changed since then…….Is the … Continued