Episode 23: Earth Day Critters that Glide and Flying BlindAuthored on April 16, 2021
April 22 is Earth Day, so what better way to celebrate than to explore different ways to defy gravity. Ms Lilly schools us on critters that have figured out how to Glide. Our bucket list is Freedom Wings Canada where people with disabilities can go to learn to fly gliders. We explore the technology used by blind pilot Miles Hilton Barber to fly his microlight plane halfway around the world. And we close with some reflections on how earth stepped up for us big time over the past year during our enforced grounding. It’s all on episode 23 of Outdoors with Lawrence Gunther.
Episode 22: Maple Syrup and the Wood Wide WebAuthored on April 2, 2021
Spring has sprung, and in eastern Canada this means maple syrup season! Ms. Lilly schools us on how trees are way more like animals than we ever imagined. The Vanier Sugar Shack is our bucket list destination where we learn all about the Indigenous and Francophone connections to maple syrup. Learn tips on how to tell exactly when sap becomes syrup during the cooking process, and reflect on what trees can teach us about embracing diversity. It’s all in Episode 22 of Outdoors with Lawrence Gunther – starting with facts about the “wood wide web.”
Episode 21: Sled dogs and mushing blindAuthored on March 19, 2021
Imagine racing through northern Alaska along the Beaufort Sea coastline for 1,600 kilometers on a dog sled. Now imagine doing it blind. Rachael Scdoris has done just that – four times. Learn how Rachael took her love of dog mushing to the competitive level and has since made it her business on episode 21 of AMI Audio’s original podcast, Outdoors with Lawrence Gunther.