Lance Whitwell (53) talks with friend and colleague, Ryan Toohey (40), about what he learned while in the Rural Alaska Village Environmental Network (RAVEN) AmeriCorps program, and how he passes that knowledge on to young leaders in his conservation district.

Recorded by Bob Bolton on February 14, 2018 during the “Alaska Forum on the Environment” at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska. Edited by Kelsey Skonberg.

Music: “Arctic Evening” by Marcel du Preez

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