Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
Episode 36: How Animals End Up In Sanctuaries

Episode 36: How Animals End Up In Sanctuaries

January 24, 2020

One of the most common questions we get at Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary is, "Why is that animal here?" That's often a more complicated question than you'd expect. In this episode, Gary and Courtney are joined by Laurie Wolf, Acting Education Bureau Chief for Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks to talk about rehabilitation and wildlife Sanctuaries.

The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem podcast is a production of the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary.

This episode is sponsored by Greater Montana Realty.

Episode 35: Chronic Wasting Disease

Episode 35: Chronic Wasting Disease

January 10, 2020

Chronic Wasting Disease, or CWD, has spread over most of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and is showing no signs of slowing down. In this episode, Gary and Courtney talk about what CWD is, how it spreads, and how it may affect you.

The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem podcast is a production of the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary.

This episode is sponsored by Greater Montana Realty.

Episode 34: Wolves

Episode 34: Wolves

December 12, 2019

We have shed the restrictions of our old 2-minute radio show, and can now cover subjects in much greater depth. In this first episode with the new full-length format, we talk about wolves, from all of the "big bad wolf" legends through today's modern wolf management issues.

The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem podcast is a production of the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary.

This episode is sponsored by Greater Montana Realty.

Episode 33: Wild Turkeys

Episode 33: Wild Turkeys

November 29, 2019

Ben Franklin said of the turkey, “He is besides, though a little vain & silly, a Bird of Courage.” That may be so, but when you feed them in town, problems can develop...

The 2 Minutes in the Yellowstone Ecosystem podcast is a production of the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary.

Episode 32: Fire

Episode 32: Fire

November 25, 2019

As we learn more about wildfires and their effects on ecosystems, we are changing the way we deal with them.

The 2 Minutes in the Yellowstone Ecosystem podcast is a production of the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary.

Episode 31 - How Animals Get Here

Episode 31 - How Animals Get Here

December 19, 2018

How do wild animals end up living in a wildlife sanctuary instead of roaming free? In this episode, Gary looks at how it happens and what we can do to prevent it.

The 2 Minutes in the Yellowstone Ecosystem podcast is a production of the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary.

Episode 30: Western Screech Owl

Episode 30: Western Screech Owl

December 6, 2018

In this episode, we talk about a mighty little predator called the Western Screech Owl, whose call isn't quite what you'd expect it to be.

The 2 Minutes in the Yellowstone Ecosystem podcast is a production of the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary.

Episode 29: Bats

Episode 29: Bats

November 2, 2018

For this episode, we're wrapping up bat week (and recording on Halloween!), so the obvious subject is the bats of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem!

The 2 Minutes in the Yellowstone Ecosystem podcast is a production of the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary.

Episode 28: Raccoons and Rabies

Episode 28: Raccoons and Rabies

October 26, 2018

Raccoons are adorable. They can also be pests. But should we fear them? Are they just waiting outside to give us rabies? Let's find out...

The 2 Minutes in the Yellowstone Ecosystem podcast is a production of the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary.

Episode 27: Red-Tailed Hawks

Episode 27: Red-Tailed Hawks

October 18, 2018

If Western movies have taught us anything, it's what an eagle sounds like. But that sound most movies use isn't really an eagle. It's a different American icon: the red-tailed hawk.

The 2 Minutes in the Yellowstone Ecosystem podcast is a production of the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary.