What would your life be like if you were as immersed in nature as you are in your electronic devices? Today you will find out how connecting with animals can improve our spiritual, mental, and physical well-being. You’ll learn why a coyote riding on public transportation could become the new norm, and how our children can learn ethical behavior from our dogs. And find out how our guest compares raccoons to Silicone Valley and Seattle technophiles!
Richard Louv is a journalist and author of ten books, and co-founder and chair emeritus of the nonprofit Children & Nature Network. In 2008, he was awarded the Audubon Medal, presented by the National Audubon Society. Prior recipients have included Rachel Carson, E. O. Wilson, Sir David Attenborough and President Jimmy Carter. His new book is Our Wild Calling: How Connecting with Animals Can Transform our Lives — and Save Theirs.