15 Best Natural History Podcasts

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Natural History Podcasts

Here are 15 Best Natural History Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. NatureNotes

NatureNotes South Carolina, US
Naturalist Rudy Mancke, host of ETV's NatureScene, shares his knowledge of plants and wildlife each weekday on NatureNotes. These 1-minute snippets of...fer you a chance to find out about diverse topics having to do with the natural world. From the inner workings of our world's ecosystems, to plants & animals unique to South Carolina, to tips on beautiful sites to visit, you'll learn more about the world around you on NatureNotes.more
4.4K 8.6K 10 episodes / quarter Avg Length 2 min May 2021
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2. The Natural History Cupboard

The Natural History Cupboard The Natural history cupboard is a place full of everything natural history from animals to plants and fossils even some really weird stuff as well . W...ho knows what's been put in the cupboard this time.more
245 474 1 episode / week Avg Length 69 min Feb 2021
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3. Northwest Nature Matters Podcast

Northwest Nature Matters Podcast Portland, Oregon, US
This podcast is produced by the Oregon Chapter of The Wildlife Society in partnership with the Oregon Wildlife Foundation. The people of the Pacific N...orthwest value beautiful natural scenery, clean air and water, and abundant fish and wildlife resources. Conservation is important to us, yet sourcing accurate scientific information can be difficult in this age of polarized content. The goal of the podcast is to serve as an antidote; to give you the opportunity to hear directly from the experts, through long-form conservation about natural history and conservation.more
52.5K 4.9K 2.6K 2 episodes / month Avg Length 57 min Nov 2018
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4. Highland Wonders

Highland Wonders Tonasket, Washington, US
Join Okanogan Highlands Alliance in learning about the ecosystems and wildlife of the Okanogan Highlands of north central Washington! In this podcast,... scientists and educators share their stories and knowledge of the natural history of our unique area - the Okanogan Highlands.more
1.3K 51 338 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 44 min Nov 2020
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5. Cable Natural History Museum

Cable Natural History Museum Cable, Wisconsin, US
At the heart of this podcast is Emily's passion for sharing her discoveries with both kids and adults. Join her on a hike, paddle, or ski, and you'll ...soon be captivated by her animated style and knack for turning any old thing into a shining bit of stardust. While her essays contain many of your familiar friends, through Emily's research and unique perspective, you will discover something new in every essay and around every bend in the trail.more
16.9K 81 637 3 episodes / month Avg Length 7 min Apr 2021
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6. Women Birders (Happy Hour)

Women Birders (Happy Hour) Seaside, Oregon, US
Have you ever wished you had birding friends you could happy hour with? Hannah does... In each episode, expect an interesting interview with an arti...st, or a professional, or maybe a naturalist - all of which are women who love birds. Also, in the spirit of a good happy hour, Hannah will come up with a different alcoholic concoction based on a bird mentioned in the interview.more
534 1.7K 1 episode / week Avg Length 32 min May 2020
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7. Field Notes from the Montana Natural History Center

Field Notes from the Montana Natural History Center Missoula, Montana, US
For keen observers, a walk to the grocery store or a hike up a mountain can inspire questions. Where do magpies nest? Why doesn't a spider stick to i...ts own web? How do water striders keep from sinking? Every week since 1992, Field Notes has inquired about Montana's natural history. Produced by the Montana Natural History Center, Field Notes are written by naturalists, students and listeners about the puzzle-tree bark, eagle talons, woolly aphids and giant puffballs of western, central and southwestern Montana.more
4.7K 5 2.3K 2 episodes / quarter Avg Length 5 min Jul 2020
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8. Extinction Event

Extinction Event Brooklyn, New York, US
A comedy podcast about extinct animals. Join Melissa & Jack as they attempt to uncover the natural histories of bygone creatures.
130 1 episode / month Avg Length 49 min
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BIRD HUGGER Love gardening and birds and want to help Mother Nature? Join host Catherine Greenleaf, former gardening columnist for the Boston Herald Sunday Magazi...ne and a certified wildlife rehabilitator with 20 years of experience rescuing and rehabilitating injured wildlife, for discussions about organic gardening and restoring native habitat to help the birds and other wildlife in your backyard. Catherine Greenleaf talks about the natural history of birds and interviews the leading experts about how to turn your backyard into a native oasis for birds and pollinators.more
2 episodes / month Avg Length 28 min Jun 2020
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10. The Science of Birds

The Science of Birds Portland, Oregon, US
The Science of Birds is a lighthearted, guided exploration of bird biology. It's a fun resource for any birder or naturalist who wants to learn more a...bout ornithology. Impress your birding friends at cocktail parties with all of your new bird knowledge!more
335 5.5K 1 episode / week Avg Length 50 min Sep 2020
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11. Chesapeake Almanac

Chesapeake Almanac US
Join retired Chesapeake Bay Foundation Senior Naturalist John Page Williams. Williams; fascinating natural history will enable those who love the Ches...apeake to tune in to life around the Bay. The fishing enthusiast will discover things that help him or her catch more bluefish or white perch; the bird watcher and the hiker will learn when to look for the appearance of the ospreys in the spring and the geese in the fall.more
30.2K 60.2K Mar 2021
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12. The Nagging Naturalist

The Nagging Naturalist This podcast explores various wildlife species and their conservation through the lenses of environmental, cultural, and economic value.
588 1.2K Mar 2020
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13. Carpet Cliff Notes

Carpet Cliff Notes US
This podcast is a supplemental podcast to Morelia Python Radio. We cover everything that has to do with Carpet pythons. From their care in captivity, ...natural history, the history in the hobby, and much, much more.more
3K 226 Aug 2020
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14. The Natural History Podcast

The Natural History Podcast A podcast all about natural history. Trying to cover a bit of everything. Trees, tyrannosaurs, climate change and contours, anything that may take our... fancy.more
May 2020
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15. The Single Acorn Podcast

The Single Acorn Podcast Burlington, Vermont, US
This is The Single Acorn podcast. Each season will cover a topic within natural history (Season 1: Symbiosis, Season 2: Scat, Season 3: Urban Wildlife...). So whether your curious about why some trees change sex or why parasitic castration is an effective strategy for some barnacles or why turkey vultures poop on their legs, then this is the podcast for you.So then, teachers, students, gardeners, foresters, and naturalists, get out your field notebook and join us on a deep dive into the natural history and ecology of our wild neighbors.more
521 803 May 2020
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Natural History Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Natural History. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Rudy Mancke southcarolinapublicradio.org 71
Cable Natural History Museum cablemuseum.org 15
Melissa Thomas peglegdeer.com 14
Montana Public Radio mtpr.org 13
Gareth podcasters.spotify.com 12
Catherine Greenleaf app.resonaterecordings.com 9
Monty Gregg & John M. Goodell myowf.org 8
Ivan Phillipsen scienceofbirds.com 7
Hannah Buschert gobirdingpodcast.com 5
Audacy omny.fm/shows/1010-wins-all-local 4
John Batchelor audioboom.com/channel/johnbatchelor 4
The Bricks King Podcast spreaker.com/show/the-bricks-king-podcast-lego 4
World Media Foundation npr.org/podcasts/381444261/pri-living-on-earth 4
Host archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/rockart 2
Jennifer Jewell / Cultivating Place cultivatingplace.com/blog-1 2
Voa Learning English learningenglish.voanews.com/z/4456 2
American Society Of Hematology ashpublications.org/blood/pages/blood_podcast 1
Andrew Keen ajkeen.libsyn.com 1
Astrid Blohme podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/astrid-blohme 1
Birdcallsradio birdcallsradio.com/podcast-show 1
Chadd Scott buzzsprout.com/1169570 1
Citizen Science Show shows.acast.com/citizen-science-show/episodes 1
Daizi Rae barebooks.podbean.com 1
Dean Hoke And Pat Cassella higheredwithoutborders.transistor.fm/episodes 1
Dunedin Public Art Gallery Society oar.org.nz/sightlines 1
English Heritage english-heritage.org.uk/visit/inspire-me/podcast 1
Harvard Museums Of Science & Culture hmscconnects.podbean.com 1
Heidi And Toni Explore Cleveland podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/heidi-johnson39 1
Intelligence Squared intelligencesquared.com/intelligence-squared-podcast 1
London Visited londonvisited.libsyn.com 1
Marshall Poe newbooksnetwork.com/category/peoples-places/caribbean-studies 1
Michael Shaw theconversationpod.com 1
Mike podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/dead-podcast 1
Natureserve audioboom.com/channels/5029774 1
Ricardo Lopes podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thedissenter 1
Scott Gillespie podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/scottcgillespie 1
Stories Found storiesfound.com/category/podcast 1
The Bmj bmj.com/podcasts/talkevidence 1
Tom Brothwell thebristolcable.org/category/podcast/bristol-history-podcast 1
Tom Kennedy toms-scicast.buzzsprout.com 1
University Of Pittsburgh Humanities Center humanities.libsyn.com 1
Visit Julian California blogtalkradio.com/ql_p 1
William buzzsprout.com/1847711 1
Woodside Media sites.libsyn.com/433575 1
Wypr 88.1 Fm Baltimore wypr.org/show/on-the-record#stream/0 1
Cnhm Admin cablemuseum.org/natural-connections-podcasts 51
Appbly.com podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/free-audiobooks 45
Garret And Sabrina iknowdino.com 18
Marshall Poe newbooksnetwork.com/category/science-technology/environmental-studies 16
All Creatures Podcast allcreaturespod.com/episodes 14
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