Creators and Guests

Mark Titus
Host
Mark Titus
Mark Titus is the creator of Eva’s Wild and director of the award winning films, The Breach and The Wild. He’s currently working on a third film in his salmon trilogy, The Turn. In early 2021, Mark launched his podcast, Save What You Love, interviewing exceptional people devoting their lives in ways big and small to the protection of things they love. Through his storytelling, Mark Titus carries the message that humanity has an inherent need for wilderness and to fulfill that need we have a calling to protect wild places and wild things.
Appears in 43 episodes
Aaron Kindle
Guest
Aaron Kindle
Aaron Kindle focuses on numerous hunter/angler conservation efforts for the National Wildlife Federation including keeping public lands in public hands, promoting responsible energy development, advocating for pro hunting, angling, and wildlife policies in state legislatures, and elevating the National Wildlife Federation’s sporting voice across the country.
Appears in 1 episode
Aleesha Towns-Bain
Guest
Aleesha Towns-Bain
Aleesha Towns-Bain is the executive director of the Bristol Bay Education Foundation (BBEF). Her work with the foundation is rooted in providing resources for the resilience and education of Bristol Bay’s young people of Indigenous descent - all of whom are shareholders in the Bristol Bay Native Corporation.
Appears in 1 episode
Amanda Wlaysewski
Guest
Amanda Wlaysewski
Amanda Wlaysewski owns two businesses supplying salmon to the world; she’s also finishing her PhD in anthropology. In her spare time, Amanda and her family find a reverence for each fish that passes through her processing plant in Naknek and pass that along to their employees.
Appears in 1 episode
Amy Gulick
Guest
Amy Gulick
Amy Gulick is an acclaimed nature photographer and writer and a Fellow with the International League of Conservation Photographers. Her images and stories have been featured in Audubon, National Wildlife, Outdoor Photographer, and other publications. Her work has received numerous honors including the prestigious Daniel Housberg Wilderness Image Award from the Alaska Conservation Foundation, the Voice of the Wild Award from the Alaska Wilderness League, and a Lowell Thomas Award from the Society of American Travel Writers Foundation.
Appears in 1 episode
Apay'uq Moore
Guest
Apay'uq Moore
pay’uq Moore is a Yup’ik artist and activist. She creates art that exemplifies the best parts of the traditional Yup’ik way of life and raises her two kids off-grid in Bristol Bay, Alaska. She advocates for social justice, indigenous rights and the sanctity of Bristol Bay’s headwaters – fighting for decades to block the proposed Pebble Mine.
Appears in 1 episode
April Bencze
Guest
April Bencze
April Bencze is a brilliant photographer, writer and visionary who lives on Gilford Island, British Columbia.
Appears in 1 episode
April Vokey
Guest
April Vokey
April Vokey is an adventurer, fly fishing writer, host of the Anchored and Into The Backing Podcasts, and founder of Anchored Outdoors. After guiding in British Columbia for ten years, she now splits her year between camp in northern BC and Australia.
Appears in 1 episode
Ashley Koff RD
Guest
Ashley Koff RD
Ashley Koff RD is a 20+ year award- winning personalized nutrition expert. Koff’s a triple threat as a practitioner, consultant and speaker helping thousands get and stay healthy powered by better nutrition. Today, as the founder of The Better Nutrition Program, Koff leads a team developing cutting- edge personalized nutrition tools and programs to optimize health.
Appears in 1 episode
Ash Rodriguez
Guest
Ash Rodriguez
Ash Rodriguez is a Seattle-based award winning food writer and photographer. She is the author of three cookbooks; Date Night In, Let’s Stay In, and Rooted Kitchen - which just came out here in the Spring of ‘24. Ash is also the host and co-creator of the James Beard nominated series, Kitchen Unnecessary; an online series which uncovers the world of wild foods through foraging, fishing and regenerative harvesting. Ash and her work have been featured in Outside Magazine, Food & Wine, Saveur, Epicurious, Edible Seattle and many more.
Appears in 1 episode
Chad Brown
Guest
Chad Brown
Chad Brown founded Soul River, a non-profit organization bringing inner-city youth and military veterans together in the wilderness where they learn to become leaders in conservation and their communities. His new venture, Love is King, is committed to providing equal opportunity to ensure equitable and safe access to the outdoors for children, families, and communities of people of color as a way to improve the physical, mental and spiritual health.
Appears in 1 episode
Chris Zimmer
Guest
Chris Zimmer
Chris Zimmer has been with Rivers Without Borders since 2001. He has worked on environmental issues for over 25 years in Washington, Montana and Alaska, including nuclear weapons testing, Columbia River dams and salmon, forest campaigns and transboundary issues.
Appears in 1 episode
Colleen Echohawk
Guest
Colleen Echohawk
CEO, Eighth Generation, is a born organizer, change-maker, and leader with over twenty years’ experience championing Seattle’s Native and at-risk populations. Her experiences as an Indigenous woman, small business owner, community organizer, and executive leader inform her efforts in building a community of justice and reconciliation.
Appears in 1 episode
Dave McCoy
Guest
Dave McCoy
Dave McCoy is a Patagonia ambassador, fly fishing guide, and founder of Emerald Water Anglers.
Appears in 1 episode
David Holbrooke
Guest
David Holbrooke
David Holbrooke is a filmmaker and cultural entrepreneur who bought originalthinkers.com in 2004, believing that film was the best way to convey the big ideas that were missing in the public dialogue. The Original Thinkers ideas festival in Telluride, CO, which has since become a burgeoning media company with live events, films and other media assets.
Appears in 1 episode
David James Duncan
Guest
David James Duncan
David James Duncan is an award-winning American novelist and essayist, best known for his two bestselling novels, The River Why and The Brothers K.
Appears in 1 episode
Dr. Daniel Schindler
Guest
Dr. Daniel Schindler
Daniel Schindler has spent decades studying salmon in the Bristol Bay watershed. He’s a professor of fisheries sciences at the University of Washington. His research seeks to understand the causes and consequences of ecosystem dynamics.
Appears in 1 episode
Dr. Jenifer McIntyre
Guest
Dr. Jenifer McIntyre
Dr. Jenifer McIntyre is an Associate Professor of aquatic toxicologist at the Puyallup Research and Extension Center. She currently researches the ecotoxicology of stormwater runoff and the biological effectiveness of green stormwater infrastructure as a project lead on the Puget Sound Stormwater Science Team – a collaborative effort between WSU, US Fish & Wildlife Service, and NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service.
Appears in 1 episode
Dr. Jennifer Galvin
Guest
Dr. Jennifer Galvin
Dr. Jennifer Galvin drives societal progress by turning resources—both human and financial—into social impact. She’s known for producing human-centered projects and directing investment in people, places, and programs to elevate global health.
Appears in 1 episode
Emma Frisch
Guest
Emma Frisch
From Food Network Star to social entrepreneur, Emma Frisch has always known one thing to be true: good food brings people together.
Appears in 1 episode
Guido Rahr
Guest
Guido Rahr
Guido Rahr is President and CEO of the Wild Salmon Center in Portland, OR. With the organization, he has developed scientific research, habitat protection and fisheries improvement projects in dozens of rivers in Japan, the Russian Far East, Alaska, British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest ,protecting 7.7 million acres of wild salmon habitat.
Appears in 1 episode
Hannah Lux
Guest
Hannah Lux
Hannah Lux is the owner of Moxie Beauty Boutique in Seattle. She continues to find ways to give back to the work she believes in - including and especially, the fight for Bristol Bay.
Appears in 1 episode
Ian Gill
Guest
Ian Gill
Ian Gill is a journalist, author, conservationist and bookseller. He is co-creator of Salmon Nation, co-owner of the independent Vancouver bookstore Upstart & Crow, and is a contributing editor at The Tyee.
Appears in 1 episode
Joel Reynolds
Guest
Joel Reynolds
Joel Reynolds is the Western Director of the Natural Resources Defense Council. He has also led several of NRDC’s largest campaigns: to preserve the birthing lagoon of gray whales in Baja California; to protect the California State Park at San Onofre; to reduce underwater noise pollution that threatens ocean wildlife; and, most recently, to halt the construction of the environmentally destructive Pebble Mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay.
Appears in 1 episode
Joseph Rossano
Guest
Joseph Rossano
Joseph Rossano is a multidisciplinary artist, environmentalist and outdoorsman. His work explores themes of natural history, extinction, taxonomy, DNA, and conservation, in the genres of assemblage and installation art.
Appears in 1 episode
Kel Moody
Guest
Kel Moody
Kel Moody is a community cultivator and placemaker. As the founder of Alluvium Gatherings, they create and uplift movements through the design, planning, and implementation of gatherings. They have a passion for convening communities and leading teams to create meaningful experiences.
Appears in 1 episode
Kyle Gleason
Guest
Kyle Gleason
Kyle Gleason is a Bristol Bay commercial fisherman. He helped produce The Breach and The Wild films with director, Mark Titus.
Appears in 1 episode
Leah Warshawski
Guest
Leah Warshawski
Leah is an award winning filmmaker who’s feature documentary, Big Sonja, was nominated for an Academy Award in 2017. She values authenticity, loyalty, grit, and gratitude, which you can see in all her work that includes The Breach and The Wild films.
Appears in 1 episode
Linda Behnken
Guest
Linda Behnken
Linda Behnken, is a commercial fisherman and Executive Director of the Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association (ALFA). Working at the intersection of industry, community and the environment, she has led efforts to support small-scale fishermen and promote their access to Alaska’s fishery resources. Most notably, her work has effectively demonstrated that by engaging fishermen in research, management and stewardship, both the viability of small-scale fisheries and the ecosystem upon which fishing communities depend can be strengthened and sustained for future generations.
Appears in 1 episode
Melanie Brown
Guest
Melanie Brown
Melanie Brown is a sockeye salmon harvester in Bristol Bay with Indigenous roots to that place and other places along the western and southwestern coasts of Alaska.
Appears in 1 episode
Nanci Morris Lyon
Guest
Nanci Morris Lyon
Nanci Morris Lyon is co-owner and operator of Bear Trail Lodge, was brought up north because of her love of fish and the small town feel of King Salmon and the Naknek river. She has been a fishing guide in Alaska since her early 20s. After spending years learning from the Bristol Bay environment and its people, Nanci saw a need for the local lodges and an opportunity for the local youth and passes her knowledge on to future generations as the lead instructor and one of the original founders of the Bristol Bay Fly Fishing and Guide academy.
Appears in 1 episode
Olivia Watkins
Guest
Olivia Watkins
Olivia Watkins serves as Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director at Black Farmer Fund. Olivia is a social entrepreneur and impact investor. For the past seven years, she has financed, developed, and operated environmental and social projects across the US. She also serves as a board member for Soul Fire Farm Institute.
Appears in 1 episode
Phil Davis
Guest
Phil Davis
Phil Davis is the author of The Last Salmon - a story with a salmon-eye view of a salmon's last journey back to the place of its birth.
Appears in 1 episode
Ray Hilborn
Guest
Ray Hilborn
Ray Hilborn is a marine biologist and fisheries scientist, known for his work on conservation and natural resource management in the context of fisheries. He is currently professor of aquatic and fishery science at the University of Washington.
Appears in 1 episode
Ray Troll
Guest
Ray Troll
is an American artist based in Ketchikan, Alaska.[1] He is best known for his scientifically accurate and often humorous artwork. His most well-known design is "Spawn Till You Die", which has appeared in many places including the film Superbad and being worn by actor Daniel Radcliffe.
Appears in 1 episode
Richard (Chalyee Éesh) Peterson
Guest
Richard (Chalyee Éesh) Peterson
Richard (Chalyee Éesh) Peterson is Tlingit from the Kaagwaantaan clan. Chalyee Éesh currently serves as Chair of the Alaska Tribal Unity, and on the Data for Indigenous Justice Advisory, Tlingit Haida Tribal Business Corporation board, United States Forest Service Alaska Tribal Leadership and Tongass Advisory committees, and in various other appointed positions to represent tribal interest on Alaska Native issues.
Appears in 1 episode
Robert Miller
Guest
Robert Miller
Robert J. Miller’s areas of expertise are Federal Indian Law, American Indians and international law, American Indian economic development, Native American natural resources, and Civil Procedure. He is an enrolled citizen of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe, the Interim Chief Justice for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe Court of Appeals and sits as a judge for other tribes. He is the Willard H. Pedrick Distinguished Research Scholar at ASU and the Faculty Director of the Rosette LLP American Indian Economic Development Program at ASU.
Appears in 1 episode
Russ Ricketts
Guest
Russ Ricketts
Russ Ricketts is an incredible underwater photographer/videographer living in Leavenworth, WA. He runs River Snorkeling as well as Colchuck Media with his wife, outdoor adventure and lifestyle photographer Leah Hemberry Ricketts.
Appears in 1 episode
Tim Troll
Guest
Tim Troll
Tim Troll is the Executive Director of the Bristol Bay Heritage Land Trust, a conservation organization with mission to preserve the pristine salmon and wildlife habitat in Alaska's Bristol Bay. He is the author/editor of Sailing for Salmon: The Early Years of Commercial Fishing in Alaska's Bristol Bay - 1884 to 1951.
Appears in 1 episode
Todd Soliday
Guest
Todd Soliday
Todd Soliday has over 25 years experience on film/television projects around the globe. Todd and his wife/partner in crime, Leah own Inflatable Film and worked on both The Breach and The Wild films with Mark. His passion for adventure drives his documentary storytelling.
Appears in 1 episode
Tom Colicchio
Guest
Tom Colicchio
Chef, food activist, gardener, fishing fanatic & father to three, lover of Tiki dog. Simpsonized. @CHFTYPizzas 🍕
Appears in 1 episode
Tom Douglas
Guest
Tom Douglas
Tom Douglas is an American executive chef, restaurateur, author, and radio talk show host, and winner of the 1994 James Beard Award for Best Northwest Chef. In 2012 he also won the James Beard Award as Best Restaurateur.
Appears in 1 episode
Virginia Tenpenny
Guest
Virginia Tenpenny
Virginia Tenpenny is an industry leader and pioneer with proven success driving social innovation, designing and implementing social impact agendas at scale, and encouraging long-term thinking to help companies redefine ROI and establish business as a force for good.
Appears in 1 episode
Zach Carothers
Guest
Zach Carothers
Zach is an Alaskan. And a fisherman. And he happens to play bass for Wasilla Alaska’s own, Portugal. The Man.
Appears in 1 episode
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