From the City to A Cabin in the Mountains

Julia shares her experiences growing up in Wheaton, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, and how she ended up living in a cabin in the mountains of Colorado as an adult.

The grandmother down the road

My grandma is a very important person in my life. She lives right down the road from me so I see her every other day. But using this interview I got to see the hard working and kind person I...

The Great Outdoors

“The bobcat was only eight feet away.“ On November 27, 2017 in Los Angeles, California, Stella Frank sat down with her dad, Karl Frank, to learn more about his experiences in nature and why it’s so important to him. After...

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Mattie Sheafor and Amy Skinner

Mattie Sheafor (51) and her friend Amy Skinner (55) talk about being mountain climbers and their climber friends who have died in accidents, including Amy's late-husband Todd Skinner.

Hayden Goode and her Grandmother Ann Farris discuss her life and growing up Greek.

In this interview, conducted in December 2019 in Memphis, Tennessee, I interviewed my grandmother Ann Farris, whom I call Yia Yia. We discussed growing up in Memphis, Tennessee and coming from a very Greek family. I learned more about my...

Pros and Cons of Being in Nature

This interview is full of stories about being out in nature. Along with how you could make a bad experience into a good one.

Kevin Green reflects on his relationship with the outdoors

Kevin Green (63) speaks with his daughter, Hannah Green (23), about growing up in the 1960s in Westfield, Mass. He reflects on a childhood spent in the outdoors and how his relationship to nature continues to this day.

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Rebecca Anaya and Gordon Dale

Gordon Dale (31) speaks with his girlfriend, Rebecca Anaya (33), about their meeting and courtship during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Maisie and her father, John Hart, talk about his life as a child.

My dad and I talk about his early life and the events that made him the person he is today as well as some funny childhood stories about both of us.

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Ksena Zipperer and Alicia Osborne

Ksena Zipperer (66) shares memories she has of her father, Charles Leonard Zipperer, with her daughter, Alicia Osborne (38).

10 Question interview with my aunt

Growing up in school, future jobs, past jobs, family heretige, parents, Hobbies.

Urban Ecology

This interview was done in order to better understand Matt’s experiences in nature.

“I don’t have to give up dancing…I can do this.”

Paulist Father Ed Nowak is an avid athlete. He runs, bicycles and hikes. But he’s also something of a cheerleader--of people moving forward in their faith. When Father Ed was a college student studying engineering at Penn State, it became...

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Joe Davis and Barbara Davis

Siblings, Barbara Davis (61) and Joe Davis (54), reminisce about their childhood in Miami, FL, tell stories about their family traditions, and reflect on how their parents helped shape who they are today.

Black Folks Camp Too: Interview with Founder Earl B. Hunter, Jr. and Hannah Wherry-AIP Graduate Student with Miami University, OH.

Earl B. Hunter Jr. and Hannah Wherry met at a recent animal welfare event and sparked an amazing conversation about nature inclusion and diversifying the outdoors and accessibility for all. "Treat Everyone, Everywhere, Equally" is their powerful motto that brings...