Video Clips

Tim Caverly: Protecting Paradise

by Susan Sargent | September 6, 2019
Tim Caverly was a ranger with the Maine Department of Conservation for 32 years. During his last 18 years with the department, he was Regional Supervisor for the Allagash Wilderness Waterway. In trying to preserve the wilderness character of the Allagash, Tim ran afoul of a powerful state ...

Brian Czech: Wrestling the 800-Pound Gorilla

by Susan Sargent | April 2, 2019
Brian was hired in 1999 as among the first Conservation Biologists in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. When he began to raise awareness of the trade-off between economic growth and wildlife conservation, Refuge System leadership got cold feet and started issuing gag orders ...

Water & Brimstone

by Susan Sargent | March 1, 2019
Environmental scientist Barry Sulkin begins to study the impact of recreational ATV activity on the rivers and creeks that feed into the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River, a protected national treasure ...

Zoe Kelman: Sounding Chromium Alarm

by Susan Sargent | September 6, 2018
Zoe Kelman was a New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection chemical engineer who blew the whistle on the state's inaction on chromium--the Erin Brockovich chemical ...

Bob “Action” Jackson: Yellowstone Backcountry Ranger

by Susan Sargent | July 4, 2018
Bob revealed that Yellowstone NP's grizzlies were becoming habituated to hunting parties outside the park by feeding on elk “gut piles” left by outfitters. PEER won Bob’s reappointment as a seasonal ranger for the final three years of his 30-year career, during which time ...

Rob Wielgus: War on Wolf Science

by Susan Sargent | May 14, 2018
Rob is one of the continent’s leading experts on wolf-livestock interactions. His pioneering research on wolves and livestock in eastern Washington found that lethal control of wolves was in fact increasing livestock depredations, and that ranchers who took part in his cooperative ...