Author and journalist Lily Raff McCaulou sits down with hosts Casey Pelzl and Paul McCarney to talk about learning to hunt as an adult
On today’s episode, Casey Pelzl and Paul McCarney talk with author and journalist, Lily Raff McCaulou. Lily’s memoir, Call of the Mild: Learning to Hunt My Own Dinner is a poignant and humorous reflection on her journey learning to hunt as an adult.
Lily reflects on the nine years since the book has been released, some of the changes in her life, her hopes for hunting, and some of the social changes since she wrote her book.
In the conservation segment, we chat about some other books we think are important for folks interested in conservation and the outdoors.
During the food segment, we chat with homesteader, hunter, angler, forager, and cook Jonah Curtis about food preservation techniques and tips.
Paul (he/him) is an environmental social scientist, hunter, and conservationist. He currently lives in Whitehorse, Yukon (traditional territories of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation and the Ta’an Kwäch’än Council). He has a PhD in environmental studies and is interested in understanding and engaging in the full complexity of the social-ecological systems of hunting, fishing, and wildlife conservation. Through his work and writing, he hopes to connect people and their knowledge to contribute to positive and inclusive hunting and conservation communities.