Produced and hosted by volunteer and retired
wildlife biologist Jim Gallagher. This
program will bring interviews, essays, news,
and discussions by and about those who
travel and recreate on water.
Ronald - Wilderness Act of 1964
Jim Gallagher interviews Lisa Ronald
of the Wilderness Institute in
Missoula, MT about the Wilderness
Act of 1964.
Mike Peake talks with Jim Gallagher.
He's been publishing the Journal of
Canadian Wilderness Canoeing,
for the past 30 years.
Dave and Amy Freeman talk about
their 2000 mile journey from Ely to
Wash,DC to deliver a signed petition
against sulfide mining.
www.paddletodc.org to get more
information on Dave and Amy's
Minnesota paddler, Paul Shurke
reports on his trip to the Brazilian
Forbes and Jim Gallagher
Minnesota paddlers, Mike Forbes
recounts a trip to the BWCA. Jim
Gallagher shares his story of a trip
to Victoria Island.
Welle and Dave Nelson
Wilderness trip accounts by
Minnesota paddlers. Pat Welle's
story of a trip to the BWCA. Dave
and Josie Nelson describe their trip
Young and Peter Marshall
a new series. Wilderness trip
accounts by Minnesota paddlers in
their own voices. Kim describes her
recent Quetico trip and Peter talks
of his canoe trip to Labrador.
Jeff Poenix about his goal to paddle
the lakes of the Chippewa National
An interview with Doris Kolodji
about canoe camping with kids.
Her first BWCAW canoe trip was when
she was 13 in 1972. Doris has
trained hundreds of girls and women
to be competent and confident in
Jim talks with Erik Wrede, the
coordinator for Minnesota's State Water
Trails system. You can find more info about
Minn State Water Trails
This month an interview with Bear
Paulson, general manager of
Northstar Canoe Works in Princeton,
Mn. Bear has spent more than two
years of his life paddling a canoe -
a year of that he has paddled
completely alone. Bear talks about
his experiences as a solo paddler,
his 2012 trip in northern
Saskatchewan, and the workshop he
teaches on solo travel.
Part-1 - Jim interviews Ely area
resident Jeanne Bourquin at
North House Folk School in Grand
Marais about her life as a canoe
J.Bourquin Part-2 - Jim
continues his interview with Jeanne
Bourquin. Jeanne also asked Jim what
he learned in her canoe class at
North House Folk School. Jim
reflects on his work on the old
canoe in his basement.
Feb 2014 program
This month an interview with writer
and paddler Brian Johnston on his
On Top of a Boulder: Notes from
Jan 2014 program
This month features: info about an
upcoming course on wood/canvas canoe
repair at North House Folk School,
in Grand Marais. More with Pete
Marshall about his current film
project Labrador Passage. Carl
Seemann reading from his wilderness
journal "Just Being There".
Jim talks with Pete Marshall
Pete is from St.Louis Park and has
completed many cross country extreme