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American Shoreline Podcast | Crystal Sanders, Fish Revolution

March 20th, 2019

22:49

Peter and Tyler sit down with Crystal Sanders, Fisheries Scientist and Founder of Fish Revolution. Crystal is a marine scientist dedicated …

Delta Dispatches | Building a Coastal Work Force: Nunez and Fletcher Community Colleges

March 19th, 2019

43:29

Welcome to Delta Dispatches with hosts, Jacques Hebert and Simone Maloz. On today’s episode, Dr. Kristine Strickland, Chancellor of Fletcher …

American Shoreline Podcast | David McGuire and Maria Brown at IOFF

March 18th, 2019

36:03

On this episode, we return to Fort Mason in San Francisco for a fascinating discussion with David McGuire of Shark Stewards and Maria Brown, Superintendent of the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. 


A marine …

American Shoreline Podcast | Student Filmmakers Gabby Goss and Kaden Anderson at IOFF

March 15th, 2019

12:40

Gabby Goss and Kaden Anderson are both Bay Area high school students and filmmakers. Peter and Tyler sat down with Gabby and Kaden to discuss their …

American Shoreline Podcast | Student Filmmakers Arjun and Abi Subramanian at IOFF

March 15th, 2019

20:40

One of the highlights of the festival was getting the opportunity to meet and speak with student filmmakers.  Arjun and Abi Subramanian made the film The Ennore of Today, a rich film about their grandmother's coastal …

American Shoreline Podcast | The Jetlagged at IOFF

March 15th, 2019

22:23

While at IOFF, Peter and Tyler sat down with Hendrik and Claudia Schmitt of The Jetlagged. These adventurers/underwater photographers/filmmakers from Germany have attended the the past four festivals. This year, the …

American Shoreline Podcast | Gaelin Rosenwaks at IOFF

March 15th, 2019

21:25

Gaelin Rosenwaks is a marine scientist, explorer, photographer, and filmmaker. Always fascinated by the marine world, Gaelin began diving at 14 and has since continued exploring ocean ecosystems. She began her career at …

Changing Waters | Lobsterman Gerry Cushman

March 15th, 2019

13:08

Gerry Cushman (F/V Bug Catcha)  is a lifelong resident of Port Clyde, Maine and remains a tireless advocate for keeping community-based fishermen on the water with viable fishing businesses. His father was a groundfish …

Local Control | Dr. Robert Young, Director, Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines

March 13th, 2019

1:11:36

On this episode of Local Control, Peter Ravella speaks with Robert Young, the Director of the Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, a joint …

Delta Dispatches | Bonnet Carre’s Unprecedented 2019 Opening

March 12th, 2019

43:27

Welcome to Delta Dispatches with hosts, Jacques Hebert and Simone Maloz. On today’s show, Kristi Trail of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation talks to Jacques and Simone about the unprecedented opening of the Bonnet …

American Shoreline Podcast | Elaine Forbes, Executive Director, Port of San Francisco

March 11th, 2019

37:30

Peter, Lesley, and Tyler sit down with Elaine Forbes, Executive Director, Port of San Francisco. Elaine leads the Port to responsibly manage the waterfront as the gateway to a world-class city and …

American Shoreline Podcast | IOFF Sunday Bulletin

March 10th, 2019

23:43

It's the final day of the International Ocean Film Festival. Peter and Tyler break down some of the memorable moments from the past 24 hours and then are joined by Ana Blanco, the Executive Director of the fest to look …

American Shoreline Podcast | IOFF Special Saturday Bulletin

March 9th, 2019

20:02

On this special episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter Ravella, Lesley Ewing, and Tyler Buckingham sit down and discuss the goings on at the International Ocean Film Festival, some of our favorite films so …

Friday Happy Hour | International Ocean Film Festival Day 1

March 9th, 2019

16:05

Peter and Tyler are tucked away behind the Cowell Theater for a quick edition of the Friday Happy Hour.  Topics of discussion include our first impressions of the film fest so far and a look ahead to the coverage we …

Shorewords! | Dr. Gary B. Griggs

March 8th, 2019

38:52

Lesley Ewing kicks off the Shorewords! podcast with Dr. Gary B. Griggs, longtime Professor of Earth Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz and author of a dozen books, over 100 articles, and several …

Capitol Beach | Bradley Watson and the Coastal States Organization

March 6th, 2019

36:12

On this episode of the Capitol Beach, Derek Brockbank welcomes Bradley Watson, Executive Director of Coastal States Organization (CSO) to the show. …

American Shoreline Podcast | Lobster Shell Disease with Dr. Joe Kunkel

March 4th, 2019

1:32:20

On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham welcome Dr. Joseph G. Kunkel to the show. Joe, as he prefers to be called, is the professor emeritus at the University of …

Friday Happy Hour | Millennial Check-In

March 1st, 2019

22:54

Welcome to happy hour. On this Millennial Edition of the show, Tyler Buckingham and Jenna Valente grab drinks and chat about what's on their …

WaterLog | Innovative Financing for Coastal Infrastructure and Resilience

February 27th, 2019

13:43

Howard Marlow and Dan Ginolfi sit down for their monthly federal update on ASPN. On this episode, Howard and Dan discuss whats going on with the …

Delta Dispatches | Restoring the Gulf for Birds and People

February 26th, 2019

42:08

On today’s show Kara Lankford, Director of Gulf Coast Restoration at National Audubon Society, stops by to about Audubon's latest Comprehensive Gulf …

American Shoreline Podcast | Carbon Sequestration with Dr. Susan Hovorka

February 25th, 2019

1:32:53

On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham sit down with Dr. Susan Hovorka, Senior Research Scientist at …

Sea Change | Erika Zambello and the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance

February 22nd, 2019

1:11:07

Changing Waters | Former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson

February 20th, 2019

29:14

Welcome to the Changing Waters podcast, a new show on ASPN about the ocean, the people who depend on it, and the people who are working to keep it healthy. On this special inaugural episode we are treated to a …

Delta Dispatches | Delta Dispatches Joins the American Shoreline Podcast Network

February 19th, 2019

41:38

On today’s show, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham stop by to tell listeners about Coastal News Today and the American Shoreline Podcast Network, which will now be featuring the Delta Dispatches podcast. Listen in to …

American Shoreline Podcast | 16th Annual International Ocean Film Festival

February 18th, 2019

51:37

On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham speak with Ana Blanco ahead of the 16th Annual International Ocean Film Festival. Ana, the Festival's Executive Director, explains …

Catch Curve | Fisheries Management 101

February 15th, 2019

46:00

On this episode of the Catch Curve, Robert Jones is joined by Emily Muehlstein, Public Information Officer for the Gulf Fisheries Management Council, …

NextGen Waterfronts | Creating Value on the American Shoreline

February 13th, 2019

1:02:59

On this episode, Dan Martin is joined by Greg Weykamp of Edgewater Resources. Greg Weykamp has more than 24 years of experience in the planning and design of the public realm, with an emphasis on implementation of …

American Shoreline Podcast | Delta Dispatches Comes to ASPN!

February 11th, 2019

57:02

On this special episode, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham welcome Jacques Hebert and Simone Maloz to the show to introduce themselves and their show, Delta Dispatches, to the ASPN audience. Delta Dispatches has been …

Ship to Shore | Master Diver Michael Carr

February 8th, 2019

1:00:13

On this episode of Ship to Shore, Robert Frump welcomes Michael Carr to the show to discuss his lifelong career of service in the Coast Guard and Army. Michael was an Operations Officer and Diving Officer with the U.S. …

Capitol Beach | A Look Ahead to the 2019 Coastal Summit

February 6th, 2019

29:50

On this episode of the Capitol Beach, Derek Brockbank welcomes Brian Caufield to the show to talk about the upcoming ASBPA Coastal Summit, which …

American Shoreline Podcast | The Surfing Cowboy, Ellis Pickett

February 4th, 2019

1:23:45

On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham meet up with Ellis Pickett, the Founding Chairman of the Surfrider Foundation in Texas and current Chairman of the Texas Upper Coast …

Ship to Shore | Getting the Scoop

February 1st, 2019

34:12

Welcome to Ship to Shore, ASPN's ports, shipping, and maritime podcast. On this, the maiden voyage of the show, host Robert Frump welcomes his friend …

NextGen Waterfronts | Interpretive Experience Planning and Design on the American Shoreline

January 31st, 2019

38:37

On this episode of NextGen Waterfronts, Dan Martin is joined by Michael Mercadante and Tevere MacFadyen of Main Street Design to discuss the tricks of the trade when it comes to creating interpretive attractions on the …

Sea Change | Haystack Rock Awareness

January 30th, 2019

1:31:40

On this episode of Sea Change, Jenna Valente welcomes Melissa Keyser to the show to discuss her work managing the Haystack Rock Awareness Program in …

American Shoreline Podcast | Introducing Lesley Ewing

January 28th, 2019

1:01:42

On this episode, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham introduce the audience to Lesley Ewing, host of ASPN's newest podcast, Shorewords!, a coastal literature show. Lesley is a coastal engineer and swimmer. She has …

Catch Curve | Legendary Outdoor Writer Shannon Tompkins

January 25th, 2019

55:11

On the inaugural episode of the Catch Curve, host Robert Jones sits down with legendary outdoor writer Shannon Tompkins to discuss the environmental, …

WaterLog | Shutdown Deep Dive

January 23rd, 2019

25:02

On this inaugural episode of the WaterLog Podcast, D.C. insiders Howard Marlowe and Dan Ginolfi dive into the government shutdown and discuss its …

American Shoreline Podcast | Crown Thy Good with Brotherhood

January 21st, 2019

57:21

On this special MLK Day episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham take a moment to discuss the sandy side of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Civil Rights …

Sea Change | Danni Washington

January 18th, 2019

1:03:47

On this episode of the Sea Change podcast, Jenna Valente is joined by Danni Washington, the co-founder of Big Blue and You, Co-creator of Sea Youth Rise Up, a science communicator, an ocean advocate, and a television …

Local Control | Virginia Beach Local Funding w/ Phil Roehrs

January 16th, 2019

54:01

On this episode of the Local Control podcast, Peter Ravella sits down with Phil Roehrs, the Water Resources Engineer at City of Virginia Beach Public …

American Shoreline Podcast | For Those in Peril on the Sea!

January 14th, 2019

1:00:25

On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham introduce Robert Frump and his new show Ship to Shore, ASPN's newest show covering the fascinating world of shipping, ports, and …

Friday Happy Hour | Gov't ****down

January 11th, 2019

15:00

Welcome to the Friday Happy Hour, a periodic commentary micopod from the hosts of ASPN. On this special Gov't ****down episode, Jenna Valente, the …

Sea Change | Modern Day Conservation Renaissance Woman

January 11th, 2019

1:35:42

On this episode of the Sea Change podcast, Jenna Valente speaks with Lindsay Hirt about her work in environmental education. As a marine biologist …

Next Swell | The 2018 Pulitzer Prize Winner in History

January 9th, 2019

57:20

Before Rob Nixon started the Next Swell podcast, he read and fell in love with The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea. On this episode, Rob Nixon …

American Shoreline Podcast | Exciting Plans for 2019 & Hot Stories on CNT

January 7th, 2019

1:00:02

On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham look ahead to 2019 and chat about the new shows coming to the American Shoreline Podcast Network and exciting plans for CNT/ASPN's …

Beach Shack | Brian Brennan Talks Regional Management & Managed Retreat

January 4th, 2019

57:52

On this episode of the Beach Shack, Tyler Buckingham visits Brian Brennan, Executive Director of the Beach Erosion Authority for Clean Oceans and Nourishment (BEACON) Organization, a joint powers authority comprised of …

Capitol Beach | Senator Tom Carper

January 2nd, 2019

40:28

On this, the inaugural episode of the Capitol Beach podcast, host Derek Brockbank welcomes Senator Tom Carper to the show. Senator Carper, has …

American Shoreline Podcast | ASPN's Best of 2018

December 31st, 2018

1:09:02

On this special New Year's Eve episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, we look back at some of the memorable moments captured during 2018, ASPN's first (partial) year. Thank you to the thousands of listeners who have …

Sea Change | 2018 Advocacy Year in Review

December 28th, 2018

40:32

On this special episode of the Sea Change podcast, Jenna Valente breaks down the top five climate-related issues of 2018. Subjects discussed include: …

American Shoreline Podcast | Christmas Eve Special

December 24th, 2018

1:05:35

On this special Christmas Eve episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham take a trip up to the northern most …

Beach Shack | Ventura Junior Lifeguard Program

December 21st, 2018

57:07

On this episode of the Beach Shack podcast, Tyler Buckingham revisits one of his key early coastal influences, the Junior Lifeguard program of Ventura, California. Tyler is joined by the program's longtime leader, …

American Shoreline Podcast | GOMA Roundtable

December 19th, 2018

34:01

In this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham record a lively roundtable discussion following the second …

American Shoreline Podcast | Introduction to the Gulf of Mexico Alliance Coastal Resilience Team

December 17th, 2018

48:06

On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham sit down with Rhonda Price, Coastal Resiliency Team Chair …

Sea Change | Brian Yurasits of the TerraMar Project

December 14th, 2018

1:41:14

On this episode of the Sea Change podcast, Jenna Valente sits down with Brian Yurasits, Development Director for The TerraMar Project. Brian has conducted research about marine protected areas and worked with the Global …

Local Control | Coastal Engineer's Report Post-Florence

December 12th, 2018

1:25:27

On this episode of the Local Control podcast, Peter A. Ravella is joined by Chris Gibson, President of TI Coastal Services, a coastal engineering …

American Shoreline Podcast | Crazy Busy Week of Coastal News

December 10th, 2018

1:27:06

In this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham take a minute to talk about the interesting new content coming to ASPN before the New Year and go over some of the most compelling …

Local Control | South Padre Island Mayor Dennis Stahl

December 7th, 2018

1:08:26

In this episode of the Local Control podcast, Peter A. Ravella is joined by Dennis Stahl, Mayor of the City of South Padre Island on the Texas coast. …

American Shoreline Podcast | Ken Graham, Director NHC

December 5th, 2018

37:05

On this special episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham welcome National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham to the show to recap the 2018 season and talk about the NHC's …

American Shoreline Podcast | Howard Marlowe & Dan Ginolfi Introduce the Waterlog Podcast

December 3rd, 2018

50:48

Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham welcome Howard Marlowe and Dan Ginolfi to the show from Washington DC to introduce ASPN's newest show, the …

Sea Change | HerChesapeake

November 30th, 2018

1:33:40

In this episode of the Sea Change Podcast, Jenna Valente sits down with three of her long-time friends and favorite role models to discuss …

Local Control | Topsail Beach Commissioner Steve Smith

November 28th, 2018

55:01

On this episode of Local Control, Peter A. Ravella speaks Topsail Beach Commissioner Steve Smith. After a 37 year career with the Eveready Battery …

American Shoreline Podcast | Lone Star Shoreline with Eddie Fisher

November 27th, 2018

1:04:31

On this episode of the American Shoreline Podcast, Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham don their boots for a stroll along the Texas coast with …

The Beach Shack | Thanksgiving Special

November 21st, 2018

59:04

On this Thanksgiving Special episode of the Beach Shack, Tyler Buckingham speaks with Orrin, Peter, and Jenna Valente about their family coastal "camp" on the rocky shoreline of Maine. Near Acadia National Park, the …

Next Swell | World Champion Surfer Shaun Tomson

November 21st, 2018

1:04:56

Rob Nixon is joined by surfing legend Sean Tomson. Sean is the author of the best-selling book “Surfer’s Code“, and the writer and producer of the award-winning documentary film Bustin’ Down the Door. He is a Business …

Next Gen Waterfronts | Kickoff Episode with Rick Hitchcock

November 20th, 2018

1:00:41

Dan Martin launches ASPN's newest show, the Next Gen Waterfronts podcast with a terrific conversation with Rick Hitchcock, Senior Principal and President of the Hitchcock Design Group. Subjects discussed include: …

American Shoreline Podcast | Florence Follow Up

November 19th, 2018

1:27:44

In this episode, Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham speak with Steve Mercer and Joe Gaughan, residents of Brunswick County, North Carolina. Both …

Sea Change | The Whale Guitar

November 15th, 2018

1:26:18

Jenna Valente sits down with Jen Long, Founder of The Whale Guitar Project, an organization dedicated to protecting Earth's oceans and whales by raising awareness of man-made threats and inspiring audiences to take …

American Shoreline Podcast | Veterans Day Special Show

November 12th, 2018

1:19:36

Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham sit down for a special show in honor of America's veterans. Throughout America's history, our armed forces have intersected with the shoreline - to defend the homeland from attack, …

American Shoreline Podcast | ASBPA Conference Special Round Table Edition

November 7th, 2018

56:54

Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham wrap up the ASBPA National Conference with a special round table edition. Peter and Tyler are joined by: Rob …

Local Control | Scott Jones on Protecting the Galveston Bay

November 7th, 2018

55:11

Peter A. Ravella sits down with Scott Jones, Galveston Bay Foundation Director of Advocacy. Scott has been with GBF since September 2008. Previously, Scott worked for eight years at the Galveston Bay Estuary Program and …

American Shoreline Podcast | Professor Emeritus Paul Komar from the ASBPA National Conference

November 5th, 2018

1:13:10

Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham are joined by Paul Komar, emeritus Professor of Oceanography at Oregon State University, where he has been on …

Next Swell | Former Commissioner of the General Land Office of Texas Jerry Patterson

November 1st, 2018

53:00

Rob Nixon sits down with former Commissioner of the General Land Office of Texas Jerry Patterson to discuss the Texas Coast. Subjects discussed include: Jerry career of public service and 12 years as Land Commissioner; …

American Shoreline Podcast | Pregaming the ASBPA Conference with Derek Brockbank

October 31st, 2018

1:08:24

Hours before the start of the ASBPA National Conference, Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham sit down with Derek Brockbank for an exclusive preview of the coming day's events. Subjects discussed: the history of ASBPA …

American Shoreline Podcast | The Coastal Engineer's Perspective with Michael Poff

October 29th, 2018

1:00:05

Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham are joined by Michael Poff, President of Coastal Engineering Consultants and host of the Podcast for Building …

Local Control | Louisiana Resiliency with Pat Forbes

October 26th, 2018

44:29

Peter A. Ravella launches Local Control with Pat Forbes, the ​Executive Director of the Office of Community Development and LA SAFE, the state's …

The Beach Shack | Ode to a Beach House

October 24th, 2018

49:21

In the first episode of the Beach Shack, Tyler Buckingham chats with Don Scanlin, a real estate expert with more than 25 years experience in …

American Shoreline Podcast | News of the Weird and Other Flotsam and Jetsam

October 22nd, 2018

1:17:42

Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham are excited to return to the ASPN airwaves, feeling refreshed and invigorated from respective vacations. Subjects discussed: news of the weird on the American Shoreline; Pacific …

Sea Change | Kickoff Show with Tim Dillingham

October 17th, 2018

1:02:41

Jenna Valente welcomes Tim Dillingham for the Sea Change podcast inaugural show. Tim is the Executive Director of the American Littoral Society, making him both an excellent first guest for the Sea Change, and Jenna's …

American Shoreline Podcast | The Economics of The Edge with Dan Martin

October 15th, 2018

1:09:55

Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham are joined by Dan Martin, host of the new Next Gen Waterfronts coastal economics podcast on ASPN. Dan works directly with clients assisting them and their planning teams to …

The Next Swell | Historic Supreme Court Decision Deep Dive

October 12th, 2018

44:33

For the first episode of The Next Swell Podcast, Rob Nixon welcomes two outstanding guests to talk about the blockbuster Martin's Beach Supreme Court decision. Angela Howe is the Legal Director of the Surfrider …

American Shoreline Podcast | Fish Stories with Robert E. Jones

October 8th, 2018

1:11:36

Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham are joined by Robert E. Jones, Director of the Gulf of Mexico region for the Environmental Defense Fund's …

Sea Change Podcast Trailer

October 5th, 2018

1:50

Jenna Valente introduces the brand new Sea Change Podcast on ASPN, a show dedicated to telling the story of coastal advocacy and the people to dedicate their lives to protecting our oceans and shorelines.

American Shoreline Podcast | Special Supreme Court Edition

October 2nd, 2018

26:44

Peter Ravella and Tyler Buckingham sit down for a special edition of ASP to discuss the ramifications of the U.S. Supreme Court declining to take the Martins Beach case.

American Shoreline Podcast | Derek Brockbank

October 1st, 2018

1:06:15

Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham are joined by Derek Brockbank to introduce The Capitol Beach, Derek's podcast focused on federal shoreline …

American Shoreline Podcast | Jenna Valente Talks Advocacy

September 24th, 2018

1:06:00

Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham are joined by Jenna Valente of the Littoral Society and host of the Sea Change Podcast on ASPN. Subject discussed: Jenna's plan for her show; growing up in a Coast Guard family and …

American Shoreline Podcast | Opening Thoughts on Hurricanes

September 16th, 2018

55:37

With Hurricane Florence in the news, Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham share their thoughts on the important role storms play on the American …

American Shoreline Podcast | Announcing New Shows

September 8th, 2018

49:26

Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham announce some of the new shows and hosts coming to ASPN, discuss how CNT and ASPN can add value to the coverage of the 2018 hurricane season, and talk about recent research papers …

The Beach Shack Trailer

September 7th, 2018

1:44

Introducing The Beach Shack, the newest ASPN show covering the fascinating world of coastal real estate. Where are hottest and coldest coastal …

ASPN Labor Day Kickoff | The Endless Summer Show

September 2nd, 2018

54:21

Peter A. Ravella and Tyler Buckingham launch the American Shoreline Podcast with an introduction to Coastal News Today and ASPN and think about the most important coastal news stories from summer. Subject discussed: the …

American Shoreline Podcast Network Trailer

August 29th, 2018

2:56

Welcome aboard! The American Shoreline Podcast Network is where thought-leaders from across the coastal space - from shipping and engineering to …

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