Communicating Science & Building Connections- SciComm & Nature with Emmy Winning Filmmaker Rob Nelson

Communicating Science & Building Connections- SciComm & Nature with Emmy Winning Filmmaker Rob Nelson
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Communicating Science & Building Connections- SciComm & Nature with Emmy Winning Filmmaker Rob Nelson

May 20 2022 | 00:50:01

Episode 5 May 20, 2022 00:50:01

Hosted By

 Jason Hyland Xavier Fowler Annie Szarka

Show Notes

Welcome Villagers, to our jaunty relational conservation podcast where we explore topics of outdoor education, positive youth development, community building, nature education, and how they all connect to protect the natural world.

In this episode we connected with behavioral ecologist, Emmy-winning filmmaker, TV show host, educator,  and adventurer, Rob Nelson. 

We explore the concepts of science communication, the events in his life that sparked his passion for science and then filmmaking, the positive impact of nature on mental health, our evolutionary drive for interpersonal connections, and advice to budding SciCommers... new word... just made it up.

Rob also directs a nonprofit called Untamed Science and leads Stone Age Man on his mission to help people bring back their stone age self. His YouTube channel hosts a treasure trove of amazing educational content.

Rob recently won an Emmy for his documentary with the Mississippi River Valley Conservancy, 'Mysteries of the Driftless'. You may recognize Rob from one of his 24 television shows: Secrets of the Underground, Life After Chernobyl, and Man-Eating Python of the Sulawesi.

You can learn more and visit Rob online at his website StoneAgeMan and on his YouTube channel

For now, you're here in the Village and turn up the volume to learn about how we can all connect with each other and nature... and maybe even save the place along the way.


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