The Joy Trip Project

Series produced by James Mills

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The Joy Trip Project is a news gathering and reporting program that covers outdoor recreation, environmental conservation, acts of charitable giving and practices of sustainable living.

The purpose of this project is to raise and maintain awareness for the importance of environmental protection and the participation of all people in outdoor recreation activities and practices of healthy living.

Method:
The Joy Trip Project produces a regularly occurring online audio feature or podcast on topics related to environmental protection and the active lifestyle. Through aggressive reporting and creative storytelling combined with contemporary music the JTP aims to inform, entertain and inspire. The podcast is distributed via Real Simple Syndication (RSS) through audio programming websites such as iTunes.


47 Pieces

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An interview with authors Dave & Ilyssa Kyu on their book project to tell the tales of six national parks

  • Added: Jul 13, 2017
  • Length: 29:58
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An Essay and Interview with Dr. Carolyn Finney on her vision of

  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 25:26
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An interview with National Park Ranger Betty Reid Soskin who at 95 shares her prespective as an African-American woman during the Second World War ...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 22:16
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An interview with filmmaker Nick Waggoner on his new documentary on the development of a controversial ski resort in the Candanian Rockies

  • Added: Dec 28, 2015
  • Length: 13:32
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A sound-rich story about the joys of learning to ride a bicycle in winter

  • Added: Feb 06, 2015
  • Length: 03:57
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An interview with National Geographic Photographer Peter McBride

  • Added: Feb 15, 2014
  • Length: 15:23
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An interview with bestselling author Cheryl Strayed on her book "Wild"

  • Added: Jul 10, 2013
  • Length: 12:38
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An interview with professional Everest climber and mother of two Hilaree O'Neill

  • Added: Dec 13, 2012
  • Length: 21:18
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An interview with veterinarian photographer and his wife travel writer Maria Coffey on their work in elephant preservation

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Oct 11, 2012
  • Length: 14:45
  • Purchases: 1
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An interview with Paul Colangelo a member of the International League of Conservation Photographers, an organization that aims to document the dest...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2012
  • Length: 11:45
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An interview with adventurer and public speaker Aron Ralston who is the subject of the film 127 Hours

  • Added: Aug 22, 2012
  • Length: 19:33
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In the world of adventure women are busting out on their own. They’re leaving husbands, boyfriends and children at home to discover their strengths...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2012
  • Length: 10:38
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In this interview author Angie Abdou brings to her latest book themes from an ancient English text first made popular in the middle ages to put a m...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 14, 2012
  • Length: 12:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Editors at National Geographic Magazine detail the requirements for young explorers to qualify for expedition grants

  • Added: Dec 19, 2011
  • Length: 05:59
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A conversation with professional climber and photographer Cory Richards on his film that depicts his climb of Gasherbrum II in winter.

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio and KZMU Moab Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 05, 2011
  • Length: 14:30
  • Purchases: 2
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An interview with writer and former director of the Banff Mountain Film Festival Bernadette McDonald on her new book that details the lives of Sovi...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2011
  • Length: 14:21
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An interview with writer and climber Majka Burhardt on her new book about the stories behind the rich cultural history of Ethiopian coffee

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Oct 11, 2011
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 1
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An interview with writer and climber Jennifer Jordan on her book that recounts the events surrounding the first American to die on K2 the second hi...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 04, 2011
  • Length: 15:39
  • Purchases: 1
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An interview with climber and writer Jim Davidson on this new book The Ledge: An adventure story of friendship and survival on Mount Rainier

  • Added: Oct 04, 2011
  • Length: 12:46
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An interview with Yosemite Climber Ron Kauk

  • Added: Oct 04, 2011
  • Length: 12:35