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Threshold

Series produced by Amy Martin

Caption: Threshold Podcast - Stories of Life on Earth
Threshold Podcast - Stories of Life on Earth 

Can the U.S. ever have wild, free-roaming bison again? Should we? Each season, Threshold podcast explores one story from the natural world, and what it says about us. Season one focuses on the American bison.

When you start out talking about bison, you end up talking about America. Wherever you are in the U.S., bison used to live there too. How did that change so drastically, so quickly? Can the U.S. ever have wild, free-roaming bison again? Should we? Threshold podcast dives deep into the history of the American bison to understand who we are, where we've been, and where we're going.


9 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Threshold Podcast - Stories of Life on Earth
In the final episode of season one of Threshold, listeners will encounter pearls of wisdom from youth who have grown up with bison in their midst, ...

Bought by Prairie Public, Yellowstone Public Radio, and Wyoming Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 29:44
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Threshold Podcast - Stories of Life on Earth
Visit the American Prairie Reserve, a conservation project in the heart of Montana that could eventually be home to 10,000 bison. The vision is to ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Prairie Public, Yellowstone Public Radio, and Wyoming Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Threshold Podcast - Stories of Life on Earth
In 1908, the National Bison Range was created by carving 18,000 acres out of Montana's Flathead Reservation. Now, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Servic...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Prairie Public, Yellowstone Public Radio, and Wyoming Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 02, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Threshold Podcast - Stories of Life on Earth
In episode four of Threshold, we meet Robbie Magnan of the Fort Peck Tribes. He believes his community can prosper in the future by reconnecting wi...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Prairie Public, Yellowstone Public Radio, and Wyoming Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Threshold Podcast - Stories of Life on Earth
Radio promos for Threshold Season 01

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Prairie Public, and Wyoming Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 22, 2017
  • Length: 10:47
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Threshold Podcast - Stories of Life on Earth
Many cattle ranchers view wild bison as a threat to their livelihoods. But some think cattle and bison can coexist. On episode three of Threshold, ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Prairie Public, Yellowstone Public Radio, and Wyoming Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 16, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Threshold Podcast - Stories of Life on Earth
How did we go from more than 50 million wild bison to just 23 free-roaming animals? And how does the decimation of the herds relate to the oppressi...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Prairie Public, Wyoming Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Threshold Podcast - Stories of Life on Earth
Yellowstone National Park is where we saved the American bison from extinction. But each year, we slaughter hundreds of animals from this prized he...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Prairie Public, Wyoming Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 04, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Threshold Podcast - Stories of Life on Earth
Can the U.S. ever have wild, free-roaming bison again? Should we? Threshold podcast dives deep into the history of the American bison to understand...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2017
  • Length: 05:45