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Nature walks for your ears. Improving your work and rest with a new episode every week.

Location:

United States

Description:

Nature walks for your ears. Improving your work and rest with a new episode every week.

Language:

English

Contact:

616-805-9486


Episodes

Relaxing Lakeside Sunset Evening on Zukey Lake

2/29/2024
Water laps on the shore of Zukey Lake as the sun sets.

Duration:00:58:45

The Sound of Silence and Sunshine on the Yellow Kahchin Hiking Trail

2/22/2024
Find silence and sunshine on the Yellow Kahchin (Ca-chin) Hiking Trail.

Duration:00:39:38

A Night Hike on Appleton Trail

2/15/2024
Immerse yourself in a pitch-black night hike on the Appleton Trail.

Duration:01:07:28

Relaxing Lakeside Cabin Night (Zukey Lake, Michigan)

2/8/2024
Relaxing in a warm cottage on a cold Zukey Lake evening.

Duration:01:05:52

Michigan Winter Wildlife Trail Hike (Maybury Hiking Trail Loop)

2/1/2024
A cold and thoughtful trek on the wildlife-rife Maybury Hiking Trail Loop.

Duration:01:25:39

Short, Refreshing Winter Hike (Maybury Hiking Short Loop)

1/25/2024
Maybury Hiking Short Loop is a simple trail, about a mile in length, great for families and dog walkers. In the winter, the conditions of this short hike are cold and wet, hovering around freezing temperatures with a mixture of rain and ice. Despite the need for extra layers and a good pair of gloves, it is a short, but refreshing, hike. Listen closely to these sounds: The crunch of a hiker’s footsteps. Soft chilled breaths inhaled and exhaled. The occasional chirp of birds and insects. The bark of dogs in the nearby neighborhood. This short session was recorded on the Sound Devices MixPre-6 audio recorder and DPA Binaural headset mic. These are Outdoor Sounds.

Duration:00:21:31

Red Michigan Cardinals in the Wintery Maybury Bluebird Meadow

1/18/2024
Retreat into the eclectic avian sounds of Maybury Bluebird Meadow Trails in Brighton, Michigan, at dusk.

Duration:00:17:00

Hidden Winter Sound Bath (Wahlfield Park Bridge)

1/11/2024
Day-old snow melts off of a bridge on the Wahfield Park trail, creating a delicate, echoing Michigan winter sound bath.

Duration:00:27:50

Over the Creek and Through the Woods (Wahlfield Park Trail)

1/4/2024
Trek over the creek and through the woods (and field) on a simple trail in Wahlfield Park.

Duration:00:36:54

Oceanside View in Cabo San Lucas

12/28/2023
The breathtaking sounds of an early morning at an oceanside resort in Cabo San Lucas.

Duration:00:27:39

A Steady Rush of Flowing Water Down the Rockford Dam

12/21/2023
The steady rush of water flowing down the Rockford Dam.

Duration:00:33:35

A Symphony of Backyard Birds and Blowing Leaves

12/14/2023
Unseasonal backyard birds pair their song with a seasonal leaf blower in an autumnal suburban backyard in Michigan.

Duration:00:14:56

Ocean Waves on a Cabo Night (Cabo San Lucas, Mexico)

12/7/2023
Waves crash on the shores of a sandy beach, late in the evening in Cabo San Lucas.

Duration:00:26:21

Oval Beach (Saugatuck, MI)

11/30/2023
Chilly September waves splash on the shore of Oval Beach in Saugatuck, Michigan. You can practically smell the fresh lakeside air as you listen. Pay close attention to the following sounds. Freshwater waves as they crash, ebb, and flow on the shore. A gentle breeze. Grains of sand, that once worked in part to create the massive dunes nearby, crunching below foot. This was recorded with the Sound Devices MixPre-6 and SENNHEISER Mkh 416 Shotgun Mic. These are simple but beautiful Outdoor Sounds. Link Oval Beach | Saugatuck.com

Duration:00:33:26

Mount Baldhead and Oval Beach Loop (Saugatuck, MI)

11/23/2023
Mount Baldhead and Oval Beach Loop is a mildly busy, but rewarding hike in Saugatuck, Michigan. The trail starts with several hundred stairs as you walk down to Oval Beach. On the way back up you must climb a large sand dune. Listen for classic Michigan beach sounds. A variety of bird calls and insects. People conversing and greeting hikers passing by. The ebbing waves of Lake Michigan. Footsteps upon the giant wooden staircase. This session was recorded with the Zoom F3 and DPA Binaural headset. These are Outdoor Sounds. Link Mount Baldhead and Oval Beach Loop | AllTrails.com

Duration:00:49:55

A Powerful Autumnal Thunderstorm in Michigan

11/16/2023
Another Michigan thunderstorm hits its peak as the fall season settles in. While there are many thunderstorms that grace the season in Michigan each year, each is unique with its rumbling melody. This energetic storm makes its power known before taking its leave. Listen for these familiar sounds. Intense rainfall and flowing water. Deep, roaring thunder. These are Outdoor Sounds.

Duration:00:54:02

Footfalls on a Farm Trail

11/9/2023
Follow the footsteps of your equine friends on the Eastmanville Farm Trail in Coopersville, Michigan.

Duration:00:51:49

A Walk in the Woods

11/2/2023
Listen for the sounds of birds singing in the trees, the scuff of hiker’s boots, and crunching gravel underfoot.

Duration:00:42:45

Ocean Waves Exploring (Cabo San Lucas, Mexico)

10/26/2023
Explore as ocean waves lap against the sandy shoreline of a tropical beach in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, as late summer turns to early autumn.

Duration:00:36:47

Tranquil Rogue River

10/19/2023
Discover the gentle tranquility of Rogue River Trail in Belmont, Michigan.

Duration:00:27:59