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Head outside and venture Off Track with Joel Werner for a show about the great outdoors. Listen to the environment discussed by the people who live in and love it.

Head outside and venture Off Track with Joel Werner for a show about the great outdoors. Listen to the environment discussed by the people who live in and love it.
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Location:

Sydney, NSW

Description:

Head outside and venture Off Track with Joel Werner for a show about the great outdoors. Listen to the environment discussed by the people who live in and love it.

Twitter:

@joelwerner

Language:

English

Contact:

ABC Radio National GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001


Episodes

Echidna indigestion and other eating tails

9/28/2018
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It’s a bat eat mouse, lizard eat possum, wallaby eat bird world out there. Animals are always eating weird stuff.

Duration:00:25:39

Earworms from planet earth V

9/21/2018
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The sounds of wild Australia recorded by the audience and identified by a panel of experts.

Duration:00:25:36

Dining with Killer Whales

9/14/2018
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The water turns red and smells of fish. It's the blood of the prey of a pod of Orcas. This episode of Off Track has been selected from the archives for your listening pleasure.

Duration:00:25:37

The women who were determined to walk

9/7/2018
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In the 1920s, wearing ankle length skirts and carrying heavy packs, the Melbourne Women's Walking Club set out to explore dense areas of Victoria's bushland

Duration:00:25:35

Yackandandah's angel of the bush

8/31/2018
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Glenda Elliott has spent her life caring for injured, sick and orphaned Australian wildlife and then once rehabilitated, releasing them back into the wild.

Duration:00:25:36

Into the Mallee

8/24/2018
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Award winning radio Producer Mike Ladd takes a drive into the Mallee to discover its magic.

Duration:00:25:39

Magical and misunderstood sea snakes

8/17/2018
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These curious coral reef inhabitants have evolved some remarkable adaptations to thrive in the underwater realm.

Duration:00:29:16

The spawning of reef conservation

8/10/2018
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One small public notice stating the intention to mine Ellison Reef was the seed from which the 'Save the Barrier Reef' campaign was spawned. To celebrate the Reef Diver project, we've brought this episode up form the depths of the Off Track archives.

Duration:00:25:37

Hi-vis Nudibranch named

8/3/2018
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It is covered in flamboyantly coloured sausages, it’s a hermaphrodite, breathes through its skin, goes through metamorphoses AND this new species has just been officially named!

Duration:00:25:37

The sperm whale's clicking tale

7/27/2018
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Next to nothing was known about sperm whales in the Southern Ocean. That is, until the Australian Antarctic Division started listening to their clicks.

Duration:00:25:37

Ghost claws on a unicorn

7/20/2018
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From the murky waters of the Murray River emerges a rare monster with an underbelly of red berries and claws of ghostly white. This program is selected from the rich Off Track archives for your listening pleasure.

Duration:00:25:38

Edible ocean conservation with a side of chips

7/13/2018
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Two PhD-qualified fisheries scientists have jumped ship to open a eco-friendly fish and chip shop, aiming to put their philosophy of sustainable ocean use into practise.

Duration:00:25:39

Earworms from planet earth IV

7/6/2018
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Off Track listeners from all over the globe have been recording the sounds of nature on their phones. Listen as a panel of experts takes us through the latest batch of Earworms

Duration:00:25:39

Huge personality in a tiny package

6/29/2018
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Do individual birds have consistent, unique personalities? Zoologist Dr Michelle Hall is trying to find out. This program has been selected from the Off Track archives for you listening pleasure.

Duration:00:25:39

When Jamie fell in love with the mountains

6/22/2018
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Distinguished Professor Jamie Kirkpatrick has been crawling across lawns for more than 70 years, it's just that this one is on the top of a mountain and is full of plants from the cretaceous.

Duration:00:25:31

Farming, dancing and stories of this land

6/15/2018
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Can thousands of years of Australian agricultural practices be translated into dance? This week, Bangarra Dance Theatre takes on Bruce Pascoe's revision of pre-colonial Australian resource management as it premiers Dark Emu.

Duration:00:25:31

Earworms from planet earth III

6/8/2018
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What does your world sound like? Listeners have sent recordings to the Off Track inbox, and now we all get to listen. Close your eyes and take in the earworms.

Duration:00:25:31

Taste test the new ABC Kids nature and music podcast

6/5/2018
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If you like nature and have some kids in your life, here is a short taste of a new ABC podcast called ABC Classic Kids.

Duration:00:03:51

Mother and Daughter take flight

6/3/2018
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PODCAST BONUS. Two women, armed with a pencil and a violin, take on the history of birdsong.

Duration:00:07:00

Two musicians and 30 million years of birdsong

6/1/2018
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Song began in Australia when the first songbird sang its opening note. 30 million years later two classically trained musicians use their instruments to trace the birds' story in song.

Duration:00:25:31